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

This Christmas, give love with meaningful gifts...

Artisan Gifts

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

Give Artisan 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


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.

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

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

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

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


Sponsor a Child



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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.