An Educational Guide to Canada’s Leadership in Global Health

Games and Activities for Youth of All Ages 

Check back regularly for more fun activities for youth of all ages! CanWaCH will be adding new games and activities from Canadian organizations working in global health and gender equality to this page as they become available. 

Happy Child

Forced to Fight 

By the Canadian Red Cross

An interactive online game designed for ages 13-18. Gain a greater understanding of humanitarian issues and international law and experience what it‘s like for young people living amid armed conflict around the world.

Village of Hope 

By Plan International Canada

A series of five lesson plans for students to learn about issues facing some of the world’s most vulnerable: children. The topics covered are child protection, education, health, poverty, and water.

Nzango Game 

By World Vision Canada

A traditional game from the Democratic Republic of the Congo that teaches students what it’s like to live with a disability in a developing country.

(Mom and) Pop Quiz: Gender Equality and Global Health 

By Aga Khan Foundation Canada

How much do you know about gender equality, health and global development? Take this quiz on Kahoot! to find out and use this discussion guide to take the conversation further.

Forced to Flee: A Simulation On Decision-Making During Conflict and Migration 

By the Canadian Foodgrains Bank

In this activity, participants work together in “family units” making difficult decisions to maintain their supply of food, money, and health while securing their future post-conflict. 

Dream Season (comic book) 

By Canadian Feed the Children

Like you, Esther dreams of a better world. Even when challenges seem insurmountable, Esther is there to see things just a little bit differently. Learn how poverty affects children and the power of education. 

How much do you know about emergencies around the world? 

By Care Canada

Whether it’s a natural disaster or conflict, the last decade has been no stranger to emergencies. Test your knowledge to see just how informed you are when it comes to emergencies around the world. 

Vaccinator Quest 


Do you have what it takes to deliver vaccines to some of the world’s hardest to reach communities?

Free resources and activities made for families 

By World Vision Canada 

In the midst of the global COVID-19 crisis, we want to support Canadian families adjusting to a new normal. 

Kids Hub 

By Save the Children Canada 

Here, you can find fun activities, tips and resources designed for children and families.