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Read through stories from youth and student contributors who are taking action, going places, and making an impact for vulnerable children.


What if everyone was valued as equal and we worked together to solve the world’s greatest challenges? It’s this concept of global citizenship that drives Hugh Evans, the 33-year-old Australian who founded Global Citizen in 2012, to rally our generation to end poverty by 2030. We are thrilled to announce that Hugh will be joining Read full post

Bamba Adventure

The World Vision Youth team is currently in Kenya! Check out one of their last updates below. Jambo! It is day six in Kenya with the Youth team from Canada. We’re all finally adjusted to the time change and having full fun days, here in Kilifi. Today we travelled to Bamba, a region in Kilfi. Read full post

Building a Future: Where do we go from here?

Over the last few weeks, we’ve been travelling with Nelly, a 10-year old girl from Dzinkunze, Kenya. Nelly’s family – as well as her community – gets most of their nutrition and income from farming corn and cassava, particularly through a technique called zai pits, which enhance plant nutrients. World Vision has been working in Read full post

Investing in Tomorrow: Florence and the Machine

In Kenya, economic empowerment can have many faces. For some, it looks like corn stalks growing tall around their house. That’s how it is for Nelly, the 10-year-old girl we’ve been following with 30 Hour Famine, and her family. By growing healthier and more productive plants, they are able to begin to live #hungerfree. Today’s Read full post

Facing the Unexpected: What Happens when your plans get shattered?

Johnny was the star pitcher on his high school baseball team. He was on-track to go to college on a scholarship and had plans to get drafted after sophomore year. But during his last year, a shoulder injury forced him to quit playing. All the plans he had made were suddenly ruined. You’ve probably heard Read full post

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