Donate with confidence.
Who are World Vision Australia?
World Vision Australia are “a Christian organisation that works with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.” They provide relief and development, policy advocacy and change, collaboration and education about poverty, with emphasis on personal growth, social justice and spiritual values.
Why do they exist?
World Vision is committed to the poor because they are Christian. The story of Jesus motivated the World Vision founders and “continues to motivate and guide our staff and organisation today.”
What do they do?
World Vision Australia run programs across the following core areas.
- Community development: facilitate long-term projects aimed at empowering communities to sustainably manage their own development.
- Tackling injustice through policy change and advocacy: engage governments, institutions, donors, communities and the public to address the underlying issues that perpetuate poverty.
- Engaging Australia: inform Australians about the causes of poverty and challenge them to be involved in its alleviation; strive to impart God’s offer of renewal and reconciliation through Jesus Christ and encourage people to respond.
- Humanitarian and emergency relief: provide staff and supplies for food, clean water, shelter and Child Friendly Spaces around the globe to respond to immediate needs; work with communities to recover from disasters and reduce the impacts of future events through planning and capacity building.
How do they earn their money?
How do they spend their money?
Should I donate to World Vision Australia?
World Vision Australia are a legally registered charity with deductible gift recipient status. They demonstrate they are trustworthy; they clearly describe their people, governance structures and how they avoid conflicts of interest. They are transparent with their finances.
World Vision Australia also provide evidence that they are an effective charity. They describe their vision and goals, list the programs they deliver and summarise their results. Evaluation is a core focus of their organisation. They share the aggregate results of their program evaluations and present case studies. They review the effectiveness of their evaluation program to ensure it reflects best practice.
World Vision Australia demonstrate that they are both trustworthy and effective. It is for this reason we give a ‘donate with confidence’ recommendation. Based on our analysis, we believe your donation will be used carefully and strategically to achieve their mission.
WANT TO KNOW MORE?
We have investigated the finances, operations and results of World Vision Australia and present our evaluation in a report that you can download now. This evaluation shows you how your donation is spent, who is running the organisation and whether there are any potential conflicts of interest. It also examines whether the charity can demonstrate that they are delivering meaningful results. Finally, it contains our recommendations for potential donors and the reasoning behind them.
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Find out whether World Vision Australia is the charity for you. In this evaluation we describe what this charity does and why, what you should know about them, how your money is spent, who is running the organisation and whether they deliver results. Last of all, we recommend whether you should donate to them based on the findings of our analysis.