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one 50To commemorate the first anniversary of the Pacific Tsunami that hit on 29 September 2009, the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) has published this document setting out some of the programmes that New Zealand has been involved in as part of the rebuilding process. The story of BANZAid's project to rebuild the Satitoa Primary School is on page 12.

“Since 2008 the project has operated a pre-school programme which has provided a basic start to over 2000 children, enabling them to get admission into nearby primary schools, and they are found doing very well at primary and high schools now.” This is the comment of the independent reviewer...
In Bangladesh, Banzaid’s local partner is Baptist Aid-BBCF . Baptist Aid is the aid and development department for the Bangladesh Baptist Church Fellowship (BBCF), who are a national organisation of Baptist Churches. In February Banzaid manager, Paul Thompson, visited Bangladesh for the Centenary...
In January I spent the week in Malaysia, at meetings of the Asia Pacific Baptist Federation. The APBF represents 60 different Baptist groups in 22 countries with over 33,000 local churches. The conference was a meeting of three subcommittees within APBF – Theology, Mission and Development. I was...