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Sponsorship Programme Update: Batticaloa, Sri Lanka

Hot off the press. Read the latest update on how your monthly support is helping children in need to thrive in Batticaloa, Sri Lanka.

Your support is helping families earn money in Emali

An impressive 1672 people across 91 village saving and loan groups in Emali, Kenya received training through ChildFund New Zealand in 2019. This is support from our child sponsors and child essentials monthly givers at work in Kenya!

Advocacy in Emali against female genital mutilation

Supporting awareness and advocacy against inhumane practices is one of the ways ChildFund New Zealand, with thanks to your support, works with communities and local partners to create safer communities for children.

SPONSOR'S STORY: Child sponsorship is part of our family's journey

"We have enjoyed watching children other than our own grow and have dreams of their own."

ChildFund’s Road Maps paving better futures for children

ChildFund New Zealand’s unique Road Map approach to supporting communities in becoming self-reliant is about a community in need having a self-devised strategic plan with clear goals, measurable outcomes and a time frame.

CHILD VISIT: Meeting Jacintah is a day I will never forget

Meeting her sponsor child Jacintah last year in Emali will be in Rachel Le Blanc Smith’s memory bank forever, especially now as travel may be difficult for awhile.

Giving precious time back to mums and children

For some mums, it’s a daily struggle just trying to provide the basics for their children like water and food. That's why ChildFund, with your support is working with mums like Suseena in Batticaloa.

More pathways for students in Batticaloa

Helping her students achieve their goals is what motivates Batticaloa teacher Nitharshini Vijeyakumar and with support from ChildFund she can now do exactly this. Nitharshini shares her story.

Zero malaria starts with me

World Malaria Day is a reminder that malaria is a major problem in many parts of the world.