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Change Makers Meet two Canadian change makers

What started in 1985 as a way to shake the cobwebs off after New Year’s Eve has now grown into a family affair for the Courage clan. Gaye Courage, the “Queen Polar Bear” and mother to Co-Founders Todd and Trent, was the one who instigated the whole thing when she told her boys to “go jump in the lake”. Today, Gaye joins the family on New Year’s Day to take part on the largest charitable polar bear dip in Canada.

From the Field Cholera and waterborne disease facts

Water is a lifesaver, but it can also be a major threat to human life when it’s contaminated.

Developing communities helps children
World Vision and Canadians are working hard to improve life for children overseas. Learn how a water ambulance is helping Zin Mar’s baby thrive.
The voice of a community
Leonardo is a civil servant, ensuring his community has clean water—something he could only dream of as a child.
Refreshing Hope
Chata no longer has to walk a long distance for her water. 
Khon's troubles have been washed away
In the past, Khon, a 39-year-old father or two from Phonelay, Laos, relied on the local well for water.
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