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pdf Banzaid Annual Report 2018

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Banzaid Annual Report 2018

Advocacy is the work of influencing the decisions, policies and practices of decision-makers, to address underlying causes of poverty, bring justice, and support good development. In many development situations there are underlying justice issues that contribute to people’s poverty. Until these issues are addressed other development help is going to make very little progress.

pdf Banzaid Annual Report 2017 Popular

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bzreport17 413x584Banzaid is the aid and development department of NZBMS (the New Zealand Baptist Missionary Society). Christian mission organisations havealways “done” development as a part of their ministry. Mission established schools, hospitals and agricultural programmes are the leading institutions in many developing countries. We invite you to read this report on the projects that we have worked with through the past year.

 
 

pdf Banzaid Annual Report - 2016 Popular

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Banzaid2016Banzaid has a good reputation – our supporters are proof of that! We have some great projects, and we have great supporters. You can read about our projects in this report. This year, Banzaid has achieved certification under the Code of Conduct of the New Zealand Council for International Development (CID). We believe that this is a big step in our ability to assure our supporters that we set a high standard in what we do.

 

pdf Annual Report 2015 Popular

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repoert2015We believe that God is deeply concerned with the wellbeing of people in the here and now. This is why Banzaid has such an important role to play within the mission of NZBMS. The projects we are delivering through Banzaid are bringing real-time solutions into broken, hurting communities.

pdf Annual Report 2014 Popular

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report2014As New Zealand Baptists, we should all be incredibly proud of the positive impact we are having through Banzaid’s aid and development activities. Caring for the poor, being peacemakers, and setting the oppressed free – I’m sure you’ll agree that these tenets are at the heart of what we believe and what we value as a Baptist family.

Tearfund sent this email out to subscribers to their Ethical Fashion newsletter. We liked it so much we got permission to republish it on our website: If you’ve ever read ‘Little House on the Prairie’ , you’ll know how minimalistic Christmas shopping was in the Ingalls household. I can still recall my shock reading about the terrible gifts (or so I thought at the time) given to the kids by their parents – an orange, and a penny. But as I’ve grown older, I’ve realised they were onto a good...
Ella Martin is a student studying development at Victoria University. Through 2018 she has been volunteering as an intern with Banzaid, so see some practical examples of how development works. Here she reflects on Banzaid’s Freedom Businesses project with Freeset in Kolkata. Freeset is a freedom business set up in 2001. The business was founded to offer women trapped in Kolkata’s sex industry an alternative choice for employment. Located in Sonagacchi, a major red-light district where an...