World News & Stories

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.
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.
From the Field Preventing premature births is a community effort
On World Prematurity Day, read these stories from World Vision's Born On Time program that show how the work of preventing unhealthy births continues with local communities.
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A reminder of the why supporters of World Vision strive to improve the lives of children and families.
From the Field More than just healthcare
Small gifts bring big changes in the lives of mothers and their babies.
From the Field Helping moms and babies succeed in Bangladesh
On a hot and humid day, I met Ajmira, a courageous community facilitator in Bangladesh. “This is my community, I have a responsibility to better [it],” Ajmira told us. 
From the Field This 25-year-old #girlboss is saving babies’ lives
Seeing first-hand the positive change that community midwives bring to their communities, I have a deep appreciation for the work of Born on Time in bringing valuable training to women like Mahlet.
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.
Community collaboration makes a sick baby well
When Sokha was born, she was six pounds and declared a healthy newborn. It was after the birth that the baby girl's health took a scary turn.
A happier, healthier childhood
In Bhopal, the community you partner with, a young mother finds the courage to step forward and take control of her daughter’s health.
Renewed hope for a single mother
In Gweri, the community you partner with, a single mother resurrects her dreams for her children with the help of her teenage son.
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 It takes a village to improve child health
Tolu is a passionate nurse working in a busy suburban hospital. Nurse Beate is on the front lines of child health in rural Burundi. It will take both of their strengths and resources to ensure children grow up healthy.
Change Makers It takes a village to feed a family
Aimée Wimbush-Bourque runs a blog devoted to real-life, delicious, kid-friendly nourishment that her readers can make themselves. She's also a champion of community and families, just like Delia from one of our projects in Bolivia.
From the Field Unleashing the power of the Super Tortilla

Families are fighting malnutrition in Honduras, with a new way of thinking about adding vegetables to the kids’ tortillas. Not rolled up inside, where they can be detected and avoided, but mashed into the actual dough.
 


From the Field Our favourite photos of 2017
Check out this year's seasonal snapshots: World Vision Canada's highlight reel!
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