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Unsafe water is putting children at risk. Donate now

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For every child, a childhood

Across 190 countries and territories, UNICEF defends the rights of children and young people.

Current Causes

Donate to UNICEF's current appeals and causes. Your donation goes a long way.

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what we do

We Protect

UNICEF is the leading agency supporting children in need through natural disasters war and other disruptions.

UNICEF was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1965

Of every dollar over 87% goes directly to help children

We Advocate

UNICEF advocates for issues such as child rights, safety, protection, education to raise healthy future citizens.

We Empower

UNICEF works with NGOs and Governments around the globe to empower the future citizens of the planet.

We collaborate with governments to empower children

Current causes

Learn more about our current appeals and priority projects.


Syrian Children’s Crisis

Syrian children's lives have been devastated by war - they need help now. Donate today to provide life-saving assistance.


Children’s Water Crisis

Unsafe water is putting children around the world in danger. Donate now and give life-saving clean water.


The Greatest Need

Whether facing disasters, conflict or disease – you’ll be giving the most vulnerable children around the world the chance to survive.


Yemen Children's Crisis

Yemen is one of the worst places to be a child right now. Children urgently need food, water and medicines just to survive.


Children’s Hunger Crisis

Severely malnourished children are in extreme danger. Donate now and give kids the food they urgently need to survive.


Pacific Project Champions

Children in the Pacific are missing out. Make a matched donation today, so these kids no longer miss out on education and clean water.

Featured Stories

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New Zealand is Watching
We urgently need your help in petitioning the NZ Govt to support survivors of the Syrian war.

Give Monthly: Become a Global Parent

Help children all around the world survive and thrive, no matter where they are. When you set up a regular donation, you become part of our long-term commitment to keeping the world’s most vulnerable children safe.

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Go beyond donating. Create your own fundraising campaigns supporting any appeal of your choice. Bring together the support of your network, family, friends, and colleagues.

With your very own fundraising page and team pages, you can collect donations online. It's so easy, takes two minutes to set up.


Over 87% of every dollar goes directly to help children.


Saving Lives, Building Futures

UNICEF NZ helps save and protect the world's most vulnerable children. UNICEF NZ is a registered charity with the New Zealand Charities Commission (registration CC35979), making all donations tax refundable.

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