World News & Stories

In the News The rising risk of child labour due to COVID-19
COVID-19 has the potential to increase child labour risks in multiples ways. Here are three ways you can help.
In the News Baby Beto bounces back from severe malnutrition
Baby Beto is bouncing back from severe malnutrition thanks to something called ready-to-use therapeutic food provided by World Vision Canada partner, Food for Famine.
In the News Locust swarms devastate East Africa
Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia are facing a [deadly] locust infestation that is threatening food supplies and decimating agricultural lands.
From the Field Lucky Iron Fish: A conversation with social entrepreneur and CEO Gavin Armstrong
We chatted with Gavin Armstrong to learn more about the story of Lucky Iron Fish, how they're impacting hundreds of lives and his hopes for the partnership with World Vision.
Voices Drought and malnutrition: Amina’s story
Amina is just two years old and severely malnourished. Her family lost everything in a drought that began long before she was born. Read her story.
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.

Voices World hunger: Facts & how to help
Over 800 million people around the globe – most of them in developing countries – suffer from chronic food deprivation on a daily basis. Learn more and how you can help.
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.

A little love for the garden
An injury prevents Patrick from maintaining his garden – but with a little help from his friends at World Vision, he’s back on his feet.
Cultivating fruit, veggies and family values
Omar, 38, talks about the agricultural association that’s helping families eat well, provide for their kids and cultivate strong values.
 
Baking by the dozen
Julio’s friends and family loved his baking so much, he formed a small company. Now, he’s creating jobs for youth like him.
 
Strong mothers make strong daughters
When Fazira is diagnosed with malnutrition, her mother joins a nutrition class. It’s not long before Fazira gains her strength back
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. 

Change Makers How education took me from refugee to change-maker

Education took Sunday from child refugee to agricultural scientist. Now she is improving the lives of women and families in her community, by teaching them how to be food secure. 

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!
From the Field Moms sew seeds of hope in Bolivia
In this corner of Cochabamba, Bolivia where urban meets rural, a group of women is changing lives, one tiny seed at a time. This Christmas, it is making all the difference. 
Change Makers Hope from the humble egg
The humble egg is making an exceptional difference in the lives of children and families around the world. 
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