Back to School Appeal

Every kid deserves to start school confident, with a uniform and stationery.

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Sponsor a Kiwi kid today and take the burden off back-to-school costs for a struggling family.

When a child knows their family can’t afford their uniform, or basics like stationery and trip fees, the new school year can be hard. They want to fit in with their classmates, and have a chance to do their best, but they can’t.

As a Variety Kiwi Kid Sponsor you’ll help provide the basics a child needs to go back to school with confidence and a smile.

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The difference you can make

Find out more about us and how you can make a difference in the lives of disadvantaged Kiwi kids.

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Meet Eden

Winter was a tough time for 7-year-old Eden. Although her mum, Deborah, budgets to get by on her very limited income, even basic essentials most of us take for granted are often...

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Meet Nathan

Nathan accepts that his mum, Nellie, can’t always provide. As Nellie explains, "He would say ‘Mum, my shoes are giving me blisters.’ I would say, ‘I can’t afford to replace them...

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Meet Precious

For 9-year-old Precious, Kiwi Kid Sponsorship has made a world of difference. She had terrible eczema that made her itchy and damaged her skin. It was easily treatable but...

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Sponsor a Kiwi kid today

Change a child's life for good. Right now, New Zealand children are waiting for life-changing sponsorships. 

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Become a monthly donor

For as little as $10 a month you’ll give disadvantaged children access to life-changing assistance they would otherwise go without. 

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Donate to where needed most

Your kind gift will be used to give vulnerable Kiwi kids access to basic essentials and opportunities they would otherwise go without.  

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For most children, going back to school is exciting, but for those going without it... more