Rose Charities New Zealand

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Rose Charities NZ is part of an international, secular hands-on organisation, founded by field workers who hated seeing bureaucracy and was

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Rose NZ supports an eye clinic in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, which has seen more than 150,000 patients since 2002. Each year about 10,000 patients attend the clinic and 3500 receive eye surgery. We also support an eye clinic near Lumbini, Nepal, which has a catchment of 20 million poor people. We also provide trauma relief after disaster.

In New Zealand, we support a refugee education programme, refugee family reunification, early intervention for children with multiple disablities, a home for teenage mothers in Christchurch and a school breakfast programme in South Auckland. Rose has recently bought a cello for Sistema, the music programme for children in South Auckland.

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Rose NZ supports programs both in NZ and overseas. Current programs include sight restoration in Nepal and Cambodia, child ENT in Samoa, counselling in Philippines, and education and associated infrastructure. Other programs in the Rose Charities International network are also supported where possible. Within NZ, youth, new immigrant, education a and disability programs are supported

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Christchurch Earthquake Relief  28 February 2011

Rose Charities New Zealand partly runs out of Christchurch. Within the 200 casualties, everyone knows someone who has been killed or injured though all Rose personnel fortunately escaped. The main historic center of the city is devastated. Johnny Veal (Rose NZ Optometrist) says it eis like a war zone, but perhaps worse as the shocks continuef. A lot of aid and resources have been mobilized including international rescue teams. However there are needs which are not met. One such, has been identified by John himself. Many people have lost everything including their glasses. Without them they cannot function, drive, work etc. Most of the optometry clinics have been destroyed. John has stared a small emergency one in a suburb and is being overwhelmed with requests. As there has been so much loss many people now are without financial resources. Rose Charities New Zealand? is assisting John in this initiative.

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    WILLIAM on 29 Sep 2019


    For any program in Christchurch or Nepal


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    Guest Donor on 29 Apr 2015


    I'd like to help with relief efforts in Nepal. thank you for the good work you do at Rose Charities. My friend Mick Audsley says you're the best group out there.


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