With more than 70 years of expertise, World Vision works alongside communities, supporters and governments to change the way the world works for children, by focusing on emergency relief, transformational development and promotion of justice. In 2021, we helped more than 18 million people around the world, including in 25 emergency responses.

When it comes to charity ratings in Canada, World Vision is among the top 10 international impact charities in the country.

Our A+ and 5-star rating from Charity Intelligence speaks to our impact in the lives of the world’s most vulnerable girls and boys, and the trust Canadians have in making us their top charity of choice.

This rating is based on:

  • Financial transparency
  • A+ on results reporting
  • 80% cents to the cause

Learn about our work and the impact of your support in this short summary

Canadians share their world vision

Türkiye and Syria Emergency Relief

My world vision is that every child would have all of their basic needs met.”
Cheryl M. Mississauga ON

In 2021: Over 6.6 million people were reached through emergency response efforts.


Protect a child

“My vision is a world where it doesn’t matter what country you live in; you can still be safe and loved.”
Deborah B. Hamilton ON

In 2021: 119,421 youth took part in activities to end violence against children.


Inspire opportunity

“My world vision is for every child to know someone is there for them, to teach them and to open their eyes to all possibilities.”
Brad S. Winnipeg MB

In 2021: 110,288 children attended in-school or after-school literacy activities.

A woman in a bright orange vest kneels beside a young girl in a coat, with a small suitcase.

Protect a child

Conflict uproots lives – worldwide, 82.4 million people have been forced from their homes because it was too dangerous to stay. Half of them are children.

This article answers 7 questions about armed conflict and its impact on the most vulnerable members of society – children.

Donate to help children living in the world’s most dangerous places.

Inspire opportunity

Education is the foundation of all human rights. Access to quality education is key for children’s future stability and success. In fact, many experts say that the cycle of poverty simply can’t be broken unless children receive an education.

Read this article to learn more about why education is key to tackling poverty.

Donate to inspire children through education.

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Learn more about our work or donate to a cause that fulfils your world vision.