Not all kids have the same start in life. The KidsCan Charitable Trust was founded in 2005 on the belief that education equals opportunity, and every child, regardless of their social economic background, should have an equal chance.


  • 305,000 Kiwi Kids Live in Hardship
  • That's Over 1 in 4 Children Without The Basics

Why We Do It & Efficiency

  • These children are less likely to leave school with entry level qualifications
  • 86% of schools reported improvement in student's attendance
  • 2015 Expenditure

Events & Campaigns

Thanks to our partners

Meridian, Principal Partner
Platinum Partners
Trillian Trust Incorporated McConnell Dowell, Creative Construction Ministry of Social Development