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World Rugby has announced the appointment of international development agency ChildFund as the principal charity partner for Rugby World Cup 2021, playing in 2022, a first in the history of the premier women’s 15s event.Continue reading
ChildFund CEO Paul Brown is reminding parents to check in with their kids and spend time with them this Sunday on New Zealand Children's Day. With COVID-19 restrictions ongoing, there is much uncertainty and connecting with your children is even more important.Continue reading
All children should grow up free from violence and exploitation. Yet there are one billion children around the world who are victims of violence.
That's why child protection is a key focus in ChildFund New Zealand community development work.
At ChildFund New Zealand, our Theory of Change includes three programmatic areas: Ensuring the basic needs of children and youth are met; Keeping children and youth protected from harm; and Listening to children's opinions on issues that affect them most. We believe that by...Continue reading
Over 1100 children in Cao Bang, Vietnam have a spring in their step after participating in course supported by your monthly donations and sponsorship. Children who participated in the extra-curricular course say they feel more confident and also they feel more proud of...Continue reading
When ChildFund staff found Theresa, she was lying on the side of the road with her newly delivered baby in her arms. Family members had assisted Theresa as she gave birth in the middle of the night without medical instruments,...Continue reading
We aspire to live in a world free from violence, where all children have a voice and the ability to achieve their full potential. That's why an important part of our work is to educate children on their rights, and...Continue reading
On the 30th anniversary of the World Wide Web, we take a look at an online safety programme implemented by ChildFund in rural Laos. For most teenagers in New Zealand, time spent out of class is used for socialising with...Continue reading
There is no denying it: in New Zealand, we are closely linked with those living in our neighbouring Pacific island nations. In fact, more than 20 percent of those living in New Zealand identify as either Māori or Pacific Islanders....Continue reading