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Kiwi Kid Sponsorship

The new school year is a rough time for families living in poverty as costs for stationery, uniforms and trips roll in.

Five-year-old Conor is starting at a different school from his older sister because his mum can’t afford to buy him a uniform. Conor’s story

By signing up to sponsor a child, you can provide a disadvantaged Kiwi kid with the basics they need for school and home.

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