As you read through this annual report we really do hope that you are encouraged by the work Banzaid is doing. Banzaid exists to restore life and to transform communities – although there are always challenges and obstacles to overcome, I believe we are fulfilling this mission. REAL people are having their lives transformed through these projects – real people, not statistics or faceless numbers – and this is surely cause for celebration!
Rachel Murray, NZBMS General Director in her introduction to this year's Annual Report
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The Chandpur TCDC project began in 2007 with a survey to make contact with the villages, and to explore the specific needs they identified for themselves. Based on this survey Baptist Aid-BBCF and Banzaid designed a project that would target these needs. The project commenced in 2008 with funding from the then KOHA-PICD scheme of NZAID. New Zealand government support for the project was renewed in 2011 with funding through the Sustainable Development Fund (SDF). That funding concluded in March 2014. As a part of the winding up of that support this detailed evaluation of the project has been done with the help of an external consultant.
In New Zealand the Aid and development arena has gone through a number of changes over the last few years. As organisations in the Aid and Development community have adjusted their activity to reflect these changes, Banzaid has taken a pragmatic approach in expanding the work that we have set out to do for those we seek to serve to truly have life restored in every way.
This Annual Report has information on all our current projects and a full financial report. Download PDF version here (1 MB). Print copies are available (New Zealand only) by contacting us
BANZAid's print newsletter for September 2013. Article on Appropriate Aid, and updates on project activities. Download printable PDF version here (550 KB). Print copies are available (New Zealand only) by contacting us.
Coffee is a vital cash crop in Papua New Guinea. Coffee growers in the Baiyer Valley district of the Western Highlands have not been getting a good price for their coffee. This project is being run by the Baptist Union of PNG, They have set up a coffee trading company to work with the farmers to ensure the quality of their crop, and that they get a good market return for their work.
This is an information brochure about the project. Print copies are available (New Zealand only) by contacting us
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