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Five Year Old Rose's Message to Kiwis
5 year old Rose lives in Emali, Kenya where nearly half of the children her age are malnourished. This brave little girl dreams of becoming a teacher one day, but crippling hunger is holding her back. Some days she comes to school so weak she can barely stand. Read Rose's letter to Kiwis below:
Building toilets to improve health in rural Vietnam
In a country like New Zealand, it's difficult to imagine what life would be like without a toilet in our home. But for 2.4 billion people around the world, this is their reality – making it a daily challenge to stay well and keep their children healthy. In the rural north of Vietnam, ChildFund is helping to tackle this issue by raising awareness of good hygiene practices and supporting families to build their own toilets. This is Ti's story.
ChildFund Alliance responds to drought and famine in East Africa
Millions of people in the Horn of Africa are facing hunger, displacement and loss of livelihoods due to severe drought in the region. In the affected countries – Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan and Uganda – more than half of those impacted are children.
Children Leading the way in Vietnam
Read how children in Vietnam are developing new skills through attending Child Clubs.
Small Loans Creating Big Change
Mum Esther is able to run a small business in Emali, Kenya, thanks to support from kind Kiwis.
A Safer Way to School in Zambia
For children living in Luangwa, Zambia the walk into school was treacherous and long. Now, thanks to the support of Kiwis children can attend a school nearby.
Madeline's new mosquito net is keeping her safe
Read how your generous donations are saving children's lives in Zambia, Kenya and Timor-Leste by ensuring they are protected from malaria
Changing lives together in 2017
All of us here at ChildFund New Zealand would like to wish you, our amazing supporters, a happy new year, and to thank you for all your generous support over the last year. Here is a look into how your ongoing generosity will be making a difference to the lives of children in 2017.
Every child deserves an education
December 3rd is International Day of People with Disabilities. In the developing world, children living with disabilities face almost insurmountable odds to survive and thrive. But at Kapoche School in Luangwa, Zambia, resources and training funded by Kiwis enable loving parents and dedicated teachers to include all children in community life. ChildFund New Zealand Programmes Manager Sally Angelson has seen their progress over the course of five years.