Voices Child soldiers in Africa: Mukele’s story
When the Rwandan genocide ended on July 15, 1994, it marked the beginning of another conflict in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that continues to this day. Read Mukele’s story of overcoming a childhood shaped by conflict.
Change Makers More than Survival: Shakila Zareen’s victory over gender-based violence
In a new video interview with Michael Messenger, Shakila Zareen shares her story of surviving child marriage and gender-based violence, and finding new hope as a refugee in Canada.
In the News Climate justice and human rights: a conversation with Annamie Paul
Michael Messenger talks with Annamie Paul, Leader of the Green Party of Canada about the disproportionate impact of climate shocks on the most marginalized people – and what Canada should do about it. Read on.
In the News COVID-19 crisis in India: the race to save lives
The second wave in India is a sign that the pandemic battleground is shifting primarily to developing countries.
Change Makers Tony Rinaudo: Forest maker, famine fighter
Tony Rinaudo, World Vision’s chief climate action advisor, sees the hunger crisis unfolding in East Africa as a chance to implement long-term environmental solutions that could eliminate famine completely.
In the News Millions pushed toward starvation in East Africa
COVID-19, conflict and climate change has pushed more than 7 million people across six countries in East Africa to the very edge of starvation.
Change Makers Nav Bhatia: Superfan, super philanthropist
To mark World Water Day, Superfan Nav Bhatia talks with our President and CEO, Michael Messenger about his dedication to humanity, the power of gender equality and the creation of his Superfan Foundation which unites people through the love of sport.
In the News Uncovering child labour in our supply chains
Find out how coffee travels from a child's hands to major coffee brands.
Voices Warning: your groceries may contain child labour
Despite some progress, more than three million children work to support their families. Read Oscar, Elijah and Fernando's stories in their own words.
In the News Global leaders, invite kids to the COVID conversation
We ask the G20 leaders to make stronger funding commitments for health, education and other services that protect children from harm during the pandemic that are guided by children’s voices.
Change Makers Alex Trebek, Humanitarian
World Vision Canada pays tribute to Alex Trebek, television personality, host of Jeopardy! and long-time ambassador and advocate for children living in poverty.
From the Field Checking in with Cover Girl Bethlehem
We caught up with Bethlehem, the little girl who graced the cover of our 2019 Gift Catalogue to find out how she's doing.
In the News What it takes to end child marriage
12 million girls under 18 are married every year. The practice of child marriage can be stopped when an entire community comes together. Read the story.
From the Field Lessons from Ebola: Helping communities prepare for COVID-19
World Vision is training faith leaders to promote lifesaving messages and practices to prevent COVID-19 from spreading.
From the Field The story behind the catalogue cover girl
Get to know Bethlehem, the little girl with the infectious smile on the cover of this year's Gift Catalogue.
From the Field Afternoon coffee with Ejigayehu
The aroma rising from the pan is something the world's fanciest coffee shops can't touch. It's the scent of roasting coffee beans, plucked by Ejigayehu's own hands, reminding us that a hunger-free world is possible.
From the Field Having lunch amongst the trees with Debabash
Just a few years ago, this hilltop was bare and barren. Debabash's life was vastly affected by the deforestation in her area. Now, Deb is a park ranger who is cultivating and growing the forest above her home.
From the Field Making Ethiopian flatbread with Tsehay
These hands have baked injera for more than three decades. Bellies throughout the community are filled with her nutrient-rich flat bread.
From the Field Breakfast with Sadiya
Breakfast with Sadiya's family is like being invited in by a favourite aunt you loved to visit as a child. Few would guess that in this little oasis, Sadiya's children were once malnourished because of extreme poverty.
From the Field Ethiopia providing hope for a Hunger Free Africa
When people think about Ethiopia, many immediately think famine. But that's not the whole story.