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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.

PRESS RELEASE: NZ aid agencies unite to warn that COVID-19 and hunger will negatively impact children living in poverty

The release this week of The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report by the UN has prompted 13 NZ aid organisations to warn that children in low-income countries will be the most affected by the global pandemic and hunger. We stand beside other leading aid agencies in encouraging Kiwis to help our global neighbours in coming through the pandemic.

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.

Sex ed classes for grandparent caregivers in Thailand

Talking to your children about “the birds and the bees” can be a tricky topic for any parent, let alone a grandparent.

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.