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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.

In recent years refugee issues have dramatically increased. Whether it is the surge of refugees trying to get into Europe, the flow of refugees from some of the war zones of the Middle East, the Rohingyas fleeing from Myanmar into Bangladesh or Australia’s issues with blocking refugees and putting boat people into off-shore camps, refugees are in the news. Every year 20 June is the World Refugee Day. In recognition of this the World Evangelical Alliance invites churches to observe World...
By the middle of last week the warnings were going out: A major cyclone is heading up the Bay of Bengal. Cyclone Fani (pronounced “Foni”) was classified as a “very severe cyclonic storm”, and was going to hit first the coastal areas of Odisha State (the Indian State to the south west of West Bengal), and travel up through Kolkata to hit Bangladesh. The Bay of Bengal regularly experiences cyclones, and some of them have been very serious. The top of the Bay of Bengal is an area with a high...