Children sleeping on floors, sharing toothbrushes, towels

Children sleeping on floors, sharing toothbrushes, towels

Monday, November 13, 2017

Children's Charity KidsCan has partnered with the Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki, for a six month pilot to target children living in severe hardship in Hamilton.

In just three weeks, 20 beds have been given - some of the children being helped had never slept in a bed before.

Checkpoint reporter Zac Fleming spoke to KidsCan CEO Julie Chapman today, who began by explaining what's being provided: