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2018 Giving Season

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Releases


A smiling Resheal holds one of his chickens, offspring of one of the chickens his mother received in 2004 from the Gift Catalogue.
World Vision Gift Catalogue continues to provide gifts that matter

Canadians have purchased almost 2.5 million meaningful gifts since 2001; this year’s catalogue contains new fair trade artisan gifts.

November 26, 2018


Resources

Copyright-free photos and stories


Children with Goats
High Res Photos
Find high res images of some of our most popular gifts from the World Vision Gift Catalogue.

October 03, 2018

80-year-old Amelia and her granddaughter Susan, 10. The two received goats through the World Vision Gift Catalogue. Photo: Moses Mukitale
Head over Hooves: refugee families welcome new “kids” into their homes
Amelia and her 10-year-old granddaughter, Susan, eagerly await the arrival of their two new family members. They aren’t alone: dozens of families are here today, all equally excited for the delivery of kids (baby goats) from World Vision’s Gift Catalogue. 

November 20, 2018

Woman in santa hat looking stressed
5 ways to reduce stress this holiday season
Christmas comes but once a year. And that’s plenty for most people, especially those of us who deal with holiday stress.
 
According to the Canadian Psychological Association, our usual coping strategies fall short during this time of year. Special dinners, family visits and sparkling celebrations are events out of the ordinary. And we expect something extraordinary from them.
 

November 20, 2018

Bee farmer Ernest, from Tanzania, shares a laugh with World Vision Child Ambassador Katana Bosetti.
A Tanzanian lesson to BEE the change this Christmas
Since the late 1990s, the global bee population has been in decline, as a result of climate change, increased pesticide use and mite infestations. People across the globe have taken steps to help save the bees by setting up beehives right in their backyards. Meet Ernest from Tanzania, and read how beekeeping has changed his life.

November 20, 2018

Christmas gift wrapped in recycled paper.
5 ways to have a greener Christmas
The holiday season can be so hard on the planet we love. All too often, the traditions we embrace come wrapped in layers of paper, reams of plastic and mountains of disposable shopping bags.

November 20, 2018