World News & Stories

From the Field Not your average grandmother
A widow at 50, Workayehu entered the workforce to support her family. With World Vision’s help, she’s now a successful farmer.
Village Protector
Growing up in Phom Penh, Cambodia isn’t easy. Nine-year-old Sothea dreams of becoming a police officer to help other kids feel safer than he does.
From the Field Soso's success
Getting water to Soso’s community was an uphill battle.  Thanks to support from Canadians, everything’s flowing much smoother.
Change Makers How one sponsor saved a life
We like to say all child sponsors are like guardian angels, but sponsor Soraya quite literally saved the life of her sponsored child, Maria.
Change Makers When Mauro meets Arman
Mauro visits his sponsored child, Arman, bearing gifts and seeking genuine connection.
 
Jaciele gets by with a little help from her friends

When the start of the school year rolled around in Brazil, six-year-old Jaciele was excited to begin her education. Her mother, Marizete, was less thrilled. Learn more.

From the Field One stitch at a time
Yupida empowers six other women to join her in a new business endeavour, while their husbands give their time to take over household duties.
From the Field Blanket of warmth
Odiille's old blanket wasn't keeping her warm during cold nights, so Canadian donors shared their warmth with a new blanket through Gift-in-Kind.