Pacific Facts

·   20% of the Pacific population are estimated to live in serious hardship, unable to meet their basic food and non-food needs.

·   Traditional coping mechanisms fail to provide enough protection for children, families and communities.

·   Population growth, urbanisation and the growing youth population are huge problems in the Pacific, especially when there is no land for subsistence farming.

What Do Children Want?

Children want a community where they have:

·   A safe home and community.

·   Better nutrition.

·   Clean, drinkable water.

·   Safe and clean toilet facilities.

·   Quality pre-school education for children.

·   Work for youth.

·   An income for families.