About KidsCan.

We believe education is a child’s ticket out of poverty, and gives them the opportunity for a better future.

About KidsCan

Who we are.

About KidsCan

Our history and impact.

About KidsCan

Hardship in New Zealand.

About KidsCan

Myths about hardship.

About KidsCan

Our mission, vision and values.

KidsCan was my saviour when I had four children at primary school. Times were tough and buying four pairs of shoes at the same time was near impossible. You helped us out in such a tough time. I thank you from the bottom of my heart - we well and truly appreciate it.”

Our people

Meet the KidsCan Board.

Board Chair

Guy Waipara (Rongowhakaata)

CEO and Founder

Julie Chapman

Waimarama Taumaunu

Mark Dunwoodie

Glenda Hughes

Melanie Baker

Mark Crofskey