World News & Stories

From the Field Fragile contexts: The world’s most dangerous places
Two billion people live in places classified as fragile contexts. Marred by conflict and violence, fragile contexts are some of the most dangerous places to live.
Change Makers Christmas gift ideas for 2020: Ideas for a year like no other
Find the perfect present for everyone on your Christmas gift list with our comprehensive gift guide!
In the News What you need to know about the Ebola Virus Disease
Ebola is a highly contagious viral disease with a 60% mortality rate. Learn more about its symptoms, how it spreads and how to help children in affected areas.
From the Field Choosing the best child sponsorship program
Choosing the best child sponsorship program in Canada involves many factors. Make the right decision by asking the right questions and getting all the facts.
In the News South Sudan conflict: facts and how to help
South Sudan has been gripped by civil war for the past six years, affecting millions of people in so many ways. Learn what ignited the war and what you can do to help.
In the News What is a refugee? Facts and how to help
Every day, thousands of refugees are driven from their homes by conflict and persecution. Learn more about who refugees are, where they're going and how you can help.
There’s a hidden hero in all of us
In times of adversity, ordinary Canadians rise to the occasion. These hidden heroes often go unnoticed, but their stories are worth sharing. Tell us your story.