Educate a Child

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Your gift will help to give girls missing out on an education the chance to go to school, and those already there the support to keep on learning.

This donation is eligible for a tax rebate from the IRD. Details for this donation will be included in your tax certificate from Oxfam at the end of the financial year. You can claim tax credits on Unwrapped donations that add up to equal to or less than your taxable income during the tax year.

How does this gift help?

In Papua New Guinea, unsafe water and poor sanitation at schools is one of the biggest obstacles girls face in accessing an education. Many girls miss out on schooling when they have their period. Your gift ensures children stay healthier and spend more time in school getting the education they need.

“We are happy and are thankful to the people of New Zealand… they helped us with toilets and bathrooms.” – Senzie

Senzie knows what a difference it makes to have clean water and hygienic facilities. Oxfam supported local partners to build showers and toilets at her school so girls could wash and change in private. This empowers girls like Senzie to attend school when they have their period and means they won’t miss out on an education.

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