World News & Stories

From the Field How World Vision field staff go above and beyond
Get to know a few of our dedicated and devoted colleagues working on the front lines, often going above and beyond to serve the needs of the most vulnerable children, in some of the most challenging contexts.

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 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. 

In the News Tackling mental illness in the world's toughest places

As someone who survived a mental illness, I'm glad conversations around mental illness are beginning—especially for women in the world’s toughest places.


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

The Principal of the Matter
In August 2015, Robert Edwards traveled with World Vision to Honduras as a Child Sponsorship Ambassador. During the trip, he had the chance to visit a local school and witness how passionate staff are changing the lives of students.  Smiling... 

My pregnancy made me grateful to be Canadian
It was four days after my 30th birthday. Looking down at the two lines on that little stick, I knew that my life had already begun changing in so many ways.

Voices Early Marriage, Fistula & FGM: 3 Women Defy the Odds

The days seem few and far between where I don’t read a story in the news about a woman being oppressed or exploited somewhere in the world.


Making it Personal
As a World Vision staff member in Burundi, Marie has always been committed to helping struggling families in her country. But when she met Valentin, that commitment became more personal.  “Before I started working for World Vision, I did not know...

Change Makers World's best mom

Mãe, Mère, Maji, Induk, Mama, Ammee, Mom; the word ‘mother’ in any language represents strength, love and security. And these moms are no exception!


Safe Places Where Children Can Heal
For months, there have been reports issued about Syrian children and their families who’ve been desperately trying to escape from the conflict in their country. World Vision president, Dave Toycen, returned last weekend from the...

Voices Citizen advocacy gets action in Uganda

The health clinic in Nnalinya, a village in central Uganda was in very poor shape. And as things go in Nnalinya, being one of the poorest and least serviced parts of Uganda, it would have remained that way for many years if not for the determined advocacy efforts of local residents.