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Change Makers 8 ways to help change the world
As people grapple with how to create a more livable world, there are simple steps each one of us can take. Learn more about how you can help bring about change in the world.

Change Makers Running for water in the face of adversity
After finding out this year’s World Vision Global 6K coincided with the anniversary of her diagnosis, Valerie Switzer took it as a sign.
 

Voices Voluntourism: the good and the bad
Understanding the criticisms, possible benefits and statistics of voluntourism and how World Vision ensures the communities it serves are protected from potentially harmful practices. 

Community collaboration makes a sick baby well
When Sokha was born, she was six pounds and declared a healthy newborn. It was after the birth that the baby girl’s health took a scary turn.

Change Makers Stephen's Story
Stephen's journey with World Vision Canada started in 2014 and shows no signs of slowing down.

Salvador hopes he’s made his sponsor proud
“I am giving back,” Salvador says, “because someone I haven’t even met also invested in me while I was growing up—my sponsor.”

Change Makers Running for water, on water: No excuses for the Global 6K
As the director of a church charity that has sponsored water projects in Africa, Ed says he is "aware of the incredible benefits of safe water." So when Ed and Dyanna's church was hosting a Global 6K walk for clean water, for them, there was no excuse not to participate. Not even the fact that they'll be at sea on the date of the event.