Children in Crisis Fund

Please join us! Become a regular supporter of our Children in Crisis Fund for $20 a month. Your regular support means you can respond, again and again.

Become a regular supporter of our Children in Crisis Fund for $20 a month.

Your regular support means you can respond, again and again.

The Children In Crisis Fund is designed specifically to respond to the urgent needs of children in our partner countries, immediately.                                                       

Imagine if you were the parents of Alphaeus Atienza or “B8” as his friends call him.  One day they get a call from his school to say a branch of a tree he was climbing on, fell on his head and he is now fighting for his life in the ICU at the local hospital.   

Apart from going into shock at the thought of your perfectly normal child dying (at least he was perfectly normal at breakfast); the other big fear is the cost of paying for his hospitalisation – given that they work as labourers for NZ$20 a week, imagine the additional shock you get when you’re given a bill of NZ$4,557. 

This is what happened to the parents of one of our sponsored children in the Philippines.  The problem is that the money arrives in the Philippines from the sponsors and must be used for the purpose it has been intended – so there is not a lot of unallocated money to be given out. What makes I.N. different to other organisations is that we give to the needs of a specifically identified child.

We would like to respond to Alpheus' need and the needs of children all over the world, especially for the 8,600 children that are sponsored through I.N.

We would like to ask for your help with our “Children in Crisis” fund.  At $20/month we will make sure it gets to meet the huge needs that would otherwise put parents deep into debt or worse still – ignored by medical help because they are poor.

The obvious focus is medical emergencies but we also see this fund being used for:

The advantages for the giver:

Could you help us with a gift of $20 to help fund this project?

Please note: Your gift is fully tax deductible by Inland Revenue at 33.3% for donations to disaster relief, community development, child sponsorship and NZ Aid projects. If it is for evangelism, church planting and supporting church workers it is refunded at 6% - being a refund of the portion of administration charges used to run the NZ office.

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BNZ Tauranga Branch, account number 02-0432-0234652-000. Reference: "childrencrisis"

Should you require a receipt please email Gail at and advise your full name, address, amount and date of donation. If possible please also advise your telephone number to enable us to contact you should we have difficulty in identifying your donation.


Post to International Needs, PO Box 1165, Tauranga, 3140 with reference: "childrencrisis"

To enable us to send you a receipt, please advise your full name and address, telephone number or email address

If you have any questions please call 0800 463337