With your support, Variety helps to increase children’s confidence and self-esteem, build life skills and create joyful memories. Children are healthier and happier, and their caregivers feel less stressed.
of caregivers say that being on Kiwi Kid Sponsorship makes their child feel special and cared about
of caregivers say that they feel less stressed and that overall, their family feels happier because of the financial support they receive
of caregivers say that they feel better about themselves as parents because they are better able to provide for their children
2021 was a year that saw the generosity of New Zealanders prevail over the challenges brought on by the pandemic.
For many families, the cost-of-living crisis has brought new challenges. With the generous support of our community, Variety has helped more caregivers to meet the needs of their children this year.Download
Poverty is the constant companion of 1 in 5 children in New Zealand. As the number of children and young people living in hardship in Aotearoa grows, so too does demand for our programmes.Download
2020 has highlighted New Zealanders’ limitless capacity for generosity. Our team of five million found new and ingenious ways to demonstrate kindness to one another.Download
Today more Kiwi kids live in deprivation with limited access to the basics and opportunities many of us take for granted.Download
The 2018 year has been a momentous one for Kiwi kids and their families at national and grassroots levels. The government announced policies to assist those most vulnerable in our community and authored the Child Poverty Reduction Bill.Download
Every child deserves opportunities to achieve their potential. This year, Variety continued to give support to thousands of Kiwi kids from disadvantaged backgrounds, changing their lives for the better.Download
Variety’s first Kiwi Kid Sponsorship (KKS) survey run in 2021, showed the many benefits that sponsorship brings for children - including improved educational outcomes and family wellbeing.Download
An independent analysis of outcomes for children and families supported by Kiwi Kid Sponsorship.Download
Variety is a registered charitable organization under the Charities Act 2005.
Our Charities Commission registration number is CC24039.