World News & Stories

Voices Easter far from home: Hearing from Ukrainian refugees
For the first time, many Ukrainians are celebrating Easter away from home for the first time. They share their memories of Easter from their home country.
In the News How armed conflict impacts the world’s children
As armed conflict rages around across the world, children pay the highest price. In 2021, the number of countries experiencing armed conflict was the highest in 30 years.
In the News What is happening in Afghanistan – and why?
Afghanistan’s humanitarian disaster is staggering in both scope and scale. By early 2022, more than half the country’s people – 24.4 million in total – were in dire need. Ninety-five per cent of all Afghans lacked enough to eat, with women and children most cruelly affected.
In the News 8 facts about international development assistance
International development assistance is the deployment of resources to economically-disadvantaged areas to reduce and eliminate the root causes and effects of poverty.
Change Makers Changing lives - starting with theirs
After a trip with World Vision to Honduras in 2015, mother-daughter duo Monica and Carolyn embarked on a mission to bring ethically-crafted items to the Canadian market. 
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A reminder of the why supporters of World Vision strive to improve the lives of children and families.
Change Makers Rodney Blyth takes a walk of faith
When I think about retirement, I picture myself sitting in a rocking chair on a porch. Rodney Blyth, 63, has taken a different approach. The retired school teacher walked across Canada last summer for Raw Hope.
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 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.
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. 

In the News Earthquake in Mexico: Updates and facts
A second earthquake in Mexico has caused extensive damage and more than 200 casualties, including children. Hundreds are trapped inside partially collapsed buildings. 
Clean water made accessible
​Not long ago, the lack of clean water was a major concern to the Nadowli community. As their major source of water was not suitable for consumption, schools, households and farms were affected.