World News & Stories

Change Makers It takes a village
Canadians talk about what community means to them. 
Change Makers It takes a village to build a business
Sara and Rabika may live worlds apart, but their passion and drive to reach their goals is parallel.
Change Makers It takes a village to educate a child
The It takes a village series we’ve been sharing with you over the past month has been exploring the universal understanding that “it takes a village to raise a child” by highlighting the importance of community. 
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 frontlines 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 make beautiful music

The language of music is something that can transform a life. Isabel teaches it to her community in Guatemala through violin, in much the same way my high school choir teacher Laurelle passed it on to me. 

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. 

A helping hand, a promising future: News from Laos!
It’s not that Ban Xae village’s government in Soukhouma, Laos, is unaware of the community’s lack of resources for education and economic development. It’s that the government simply lacks the means to effectively address the challenges. But with a helping hand, Ban Xae’s fortunes are turning around.