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In the News Flexibility: What makes World Vision Canada a top employer
Why was World Vision a Canada Top 100 Employer in 2023? Hear directly from some of our team members—and apply to join us today!
From the Field Christmas chickens change lives in Cambodia
Giving a chicken for Christmas can go beyond holiday meals. Read more about the impact of chickens on these families in Cambodia.
Change Makers Education in emergencies: The key to unlock human rights
Education is under crisis for over 200 million children globally. Michael Messenger talks with Yasmine Sheref, director of the UN’s Education Cannot Wait.
In the News Who are climate refugees – and how can we help them?
Climate refugees – or climate migrants – grow in number each year. While we all experience the effects of climate change, some groups suffer disproportionately. These include women and children in the most vulnerable regions in the world. Here’s how to help.
In the News World Food Day: 10 facts about food price inflation
In light of World Food Day, here are key facts about food price inflation for you to know.
Change Makers Life insurance: A tax-efficient way to give back to the world's most vulnerable
Long-time World Vision supporters Glen and Mae decided to continue to support the world’s most vulnerable children through a unique way: life insurance.
From the Field These women work in dangerous places—and they love what they do
Storytellers Josephine, Lucy, and Andreea all work in different countries, but share something in a common: a love for humanitarian work.
Change Makers Refugee voices must drive refugee education
The new Global Refugee Education Council will inform and strengthen the Government of Canada’s commitments to addressing the growing global displacement crisis.
Voices Canadian youth vote: Apathy isn't the problem—it's accessibility
The problem with low youth voter turnout isn't youth apathy—it's the lack of opportunities for youth to get involved in political engagement, according to World Vision's youth advocates.
From the Field The global hunger crisis escalates: The race to save lives
Michael Messenger talks with Rebecca Richards of the World Food Programme about the effect of the conflict in Ukraine on world hunger.
From the Field Healthy masculinity means healthy families
How does healthy masculinity help further gender equality? World Vision’s MenCare program has answers—and evidence for how communities benefit.
From the Field Supporting mental health in the Ukraine conflict
What does it mean to give mental health support during a conflict? Michael Messenger speaks with Melinda, an emergency psychologist on the border of Romania.
Change Makers Meet 4 climate youth activists who will inspire you to take action
From Kenya to Mongolia, on Earth Day, meet these four youth activists taking the charge in making climate action happen in their communities.
Voices Easter far from home: Hearing from Ukrainian refugees
For the first time, many Ukrainians are celebrating Easter away from home for the first time. They share their memories of Easter from their home country.
In the News Three ways climate change devastates children’s futures
The climate crisis impacts those who contribute the least to the problem. Here are three major ways children are impacted by climate change.
In the News How armed conflict impacts the world’s children
As armed conflict rages around across the world, children pay the highest price. In 2021, the number of countries experiencing armed conflict was the highest in 30 years.
In the News What is happening in Afghanistan – and why?
Afghanistan’s humanitarian disaster is staggering in both scope and scale. By early 2022, more than half the country’s people – 24.4 million in total – were in dire need. Ninety-five per cent of all Afghans lacked enough to eat, with women and children most cruelly affected.
Change Makers Learning from disrupted learners: A new anthology from the Refugee Education Council
The stories written by the Refugee Education Council of 2021 shed light on the lived experiences of displaced children and youth.
In the News 10 major causes of poverty and how we can help solve them
Poverty remains a serious threat to the lives and well-being of people globally. This article discusses the main causes of poverty plaguing the world today.
Change Makers Child soldiers: a conversation with General Romeo Dallaire
Romeo Dallaire talks about his lifelong mission to rally the global community to stop the recruitment and abuse of tens of thousands of children in armed conflicts around the world.
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