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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.

pdf Annual Report 2013 Popular

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report2013As 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!

At the start of the month (May 2018), Winston Peters announced the government’s plan for the biggest increase in aid for over a decade. An extra $714 million over four years will flow into New Zealand’s share of aid, increasing our GNI aid percentage from 0.21% to 0.28%. Peters has also hinted at additional increases over the next couple of years, involving a goal of contributing 0.35% of our GNI to aid by 2024. This is a governmental response to New Zealand’s ‘underfunding’ over the past...
“I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me,” is what the King in Jesus’ parable in Matthew chapter 25 says to those he welcomes to his Heavenly reign. Perplexed about hearing what they apparently had done for the King, they inquire: “when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you drink? And when did we see you a stranger and welcome you?” To which the King responds: “Whatever you did for one of...