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.

Immunisation

Vaccinate a child

Each year 1.5 million children die from easily preventable diseases. Donate now and provide urgently needed vaccines.

Emergency

Syrian Children’s Crisis

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

Emergency

The Greatest Need

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

Development

Pacific Project Champions

Transform the lives of children across the Pacific. Every dollar you donate will be matched up to 9 times its value by NZ Govt!

Emergency

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.

Featured Stories

Featured stories from New Zealand and around the world

Deadly measles and coronavirus outbreaks are on the rise. But where is the outrage for pneumonia?
Boosting efforts to fight pneumonia could avert nearly 9 million child deaths from pneumonia and other major diseases, a new analysis has found ahead of the first ever global forum on childhood pneumonia.
In photos: how vaccines reach the most remote places on earth
No child too far.
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190

Countries/Territories where your donations help children

report

Saving Lives, Building Futures

The UNICEF New Zealand 2018 Annual Report highlights the impact for children we were able to achieve thanks to our donors, partners and supporters.The report includes details on our programmes in the Pacific, support for international emergencies, domestic advocacy, how the donations have been spent and the financial statements from 2018.

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