About Us


Everything that UNICEF does is for one purpose - to help children survive.

In fact, we have saved the lives of more children than any other humanitarian organisation in the world.


Our Mission

UNICEF is the United Nations Children's Fund. We are the world's leading aid agency dedicated to children. Our mission is to create a better world for every child.

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Where We Work

You'll find us wherever we're needed! From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, we're always ready to help the world's most disadvantaged children.

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Our History

Sixty years is but a blink of an eye in the course of history, but in that brief span of time the world has become a different place entirely for children. The Millennium Development Goals serve as our guide and help us continuing to evolve and respond...

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Leverage effect

A dollar doesn’t stretch the way it used to, but in Somalia, with the help of UNICEF, a dollar will now buy schoolbooks for two children for a full year, and an education that will last a lifetime. $1 to you means $10 to them! Our ability...

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Our Finances

From war-torn Syria to the Cyclone-battered Pacific, and the parched lands of the Sahel, UNICEF New Zealand donors continued to provide generous support to children in need around the world in 2012. UNICEF NZ raised almost $9 million in income over the...

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Our Impact

UNICEF achieves amazing, life-changing results. Our statistics say it all With our main warehouse in Copenhagen and supply hubs around the world, in 2010 alone, UNICEF procured billions (literally!) of supplies for children. 23 million malaria...

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