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Programme Update: Emali, Kenya

With thanks to generous Emali child sponsors and monthly givers, a lot is happening there to help children thrive despite the ongoing disruptions from COVID-19.

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!

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.

Preschoolers in Emali learning and eating better thanks to sponsorship funds

Over 1,700 preschoolers in Emali, Kenya can now focus on learning instead of empty tummies, thanks to ChildFund New Zealand child sponsors funding a school meal programme.