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Most Kiwis won’t be too familiar with Moringa, a mineral-rich, fast-growing and hardy tree that offers multiple food sources and health benefits. But with a growing focus on healthy foods, especially vegan and vegetarian, it's hard not to see this highly nutritious plant as the next best thing since kale, goji berries or chia seeds. 
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ChildFund New Zealand has worked with communities in Emali, Kenya for over four years to successfully grow, harvest and sell the superfood Moringa, aka the “Miracle Tree”. Now, on the back of ChildFund supported business training, a local collective Emuka has taken Moringa to the next level by processing it into a range of market-ready products.  

 

 

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“I am so happy and excited that my family and I have water right near our home. My children and I will now be spending more time together reading and playing. Earlier fetching water was such a stressful chore as one would be required to make/dig small wells on the river in order to get water. I am grateful for the water brought close to us.” Mwelu, mother of 5, Emali.
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By gifting a sheep through ChildFund's Gifts that Grow catalogue, you are creating positive change for children in need. For children like nine-year-old Christina, pictured, life has changed significantly, thanks to a sheep provided through ChildFund's gift catalogue. Families in...
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In the communities where ChildFund works, we partner with local organisations who, with the support of our Kiwi donors, are able to create long-term solutions that help children and youth to thrive.  In Emali, Kenya, families are vulnerable to drought,...
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ChildFund has been working in Cao Bang, Vietnam, since 1995, helping children and their families become self-reliant. In this mountainous region of Vietnam, climate change has had a huge impact, and it's not very easy for people to farm or grow...
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