World News & Stories

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.

In the News Typhoon Mangkhut: Updates and facts you need to know

Typhoon Mangkhut made landfall in the Philippines early morning, local time, on Saturday, September 15th as a Category 5 hurricane.

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. 

Change Makers 5 ways to donate school supplies for kids

September marks the return to school for millions of children around the world. For some kids, the transition back into the classroom is easier because they have the supplies (things like books, notebooks, pencils, and backpacks) they need to enter the school year with confidence. 

Change Makers Stephen's Story
Stephen's journey with World Vision Canada started in 2014 and shows no signs of slowing down.
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.
In the News Flooding in Kerala, India: updates and World Vision’s response
Incessant rain and severe flooding has led to deaths of 324 people and affected more than 32 million people across the Indian state of Kerala.
Change Makers I’ve replaced my imaginary aid worker with a real-life hero
Real-life aid workers do far more than distribute aid to “people in other countries.” Many of the world’s humanitarians hail from the very countries, or communities they serve. Luna is one of them.
Change Makers Former street child brings hope to Nairobi’s slums
Samuel Omoll has come a long way from living on the streets at just 11 years-old. Given a hand up, he’s now giving back.
From the Field Having a baby in Tanzania: Mwivano’s story
A miscarriage brought Mwivano face to face with the realities of healthcare in rural Tanzania. Now, she's on a mission to make a difference in the lives of other moms. 
Change Makers Cycling across Canada
Manjit has taken on the challenge of cycling across Canada to raise funds and awareness for girls continuing education in India
In the News Child labour: facts and how to help
Canadians might categorize child labour as something that happens in the dark corners of far off places, but the reality is, child labour remains a rampant issue today, both at home and abroad.
 
Voices Girls’ education: facts and how to help
For all children, but especially for girls, education provide stability for today and opportunities for tomorrow. Learn more about the importance of female education and how you can help protect girls’ education rights.
Change Makers Seeking proof of Canadian impact in Kenya
A cross-party delegation of MPs, including Liberal MP Gagan Sikand, Liberal MP Pam Damoff, Conservative MP Len Webber, and NDP MP Cheryl Hardcastle, travelled to Kenya on a trip organized by World Vision.
Change Makers Solomon’s Six Kilometres
Solomon grew up in a community where he had to walk long distances to find water. Now he’s walking 6K so children like him don’t have to.
From the Field Making peace and stability a reality for refugees
In the midst of the biggest refugee crisis in history, Canadians can’t lose faith in international aid.
Voices Tabarak's story
Even before armed groups came crashing into her town in the Kurdish region of Iraq, Tabarak’s education was pulled to an abrupt halt.
In the News Central African Republic Conflict: Fast Facts and How to Help
Ongoing civil in Central African Republic war has resulted in a humanitarian crisis impacting health care, education, nutrition and access to clean water. Read more about the Central African Republic conflict.
From the Field This father is quietly tackling gender discrimination in Ghana
Tettey is a 40 year-old father of three who lives in Eastern Ghana. His life was changed when he participated in a gender and diversity sensitization training through World Vision.
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