The Canadian government is matching donations made by individuals to help people affected by violence in Myanmar.      



over poverty
is possible.


farm animals were distributed to families, providing a better means to take care of their children.

96 million*
doses of medication were shipped to help families fight diseases and to stock medical clinics

*Based on World Vision Canada’s programming efforts from October 2015 to September 2016

Child sponsorship is
the most personal, effective way
to fight poverty with love.


Sponsor a Child



This Christmas, give love with meaningful gifts...


Provide vital nutrition to children and families
while bringing extra income by giving animals.

Give Animals



Help feed hungry children and families by providing them with seeds, training tools and more.

Give Agriculture


Health & Nutrition

Help provide access to healthcare,
much-needed medicines and more.


Give Health & Nutrition


Artisan Gifts

Check out these fair trade, handcrafted gifts
made by artisans from around the world.

Give Artisan Gifts


What We Do and How We Do It

We’re a global relief, development and advocacy organization empowering children, families and their communities to overcome poverty and injustice.

Graphic of a person with arms open and heart on the chest


Love is what drives everything we do, compelling us to work together to make the world a better place for children.

Graphic of a person running through trees with heart on the chest


We choose bravery. Together, we’re going boldly into places where others aren’t working to help children who need it the most.

Graphic of two people giving a high-five, and one person dusting off his hands in accomplishment.


Our work is effective and we are making lasting and sustainable change. Our goal is to put ourselves out of work.

What’s Happening in World News

News of big needs and great hope. Fair warning – we’re biased towards hope.

5 ways for families to give back together
I believe that love can heal, empower and transform people’s lives. That’s why I feel extremely compelled to teach my daughter what it means to show love, compassion, generosity and empathy towards others. And what better time of the year to put this into action than Christmastime? Here are 5 ways for your family to give back this season.
From the Field Universal Children's Day from a Rohingya refugee camp
Lindsay Gladding, World Vision Canada's Director of Humanitarian Emergencies and Affairs, reflects on spending Universal Children's Day with Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Special Features Get a goat give a goat: Rosemary's gifts keep giving

You may remember that last year we shared the story of Rosemary, a plucky sponsored child whose life was changed when her family received goats through World Vision’s gift catalogue. Well, her story didn't end there!

From the Field A Rohingya refugee family flees violence

Razia is one of the 900,000 refugees who have fled across the border from Myanmar to Bangladesh. As a member of the Rohingya group, she has been a target for violence in her home country. Many of the refugees are living in the same conditions as Razia – no food, water, healthcare or proper shelter.