Formed in 1988, Koru Care Otago is a Charitable Trust made up of Otago residents. Koru Care Otago is reliant on help from the community to raise the funds needed to make these dreams come true.
On each trip to Australia, Koru Care Otago provides airfares, accommodation, meals, Theme Park visits, medical care and 24 hour volunteer caregivers for a group of 12 children.
A child's smile can turn any bad day upside down. We are committed to those smiles, changing tomorrow by helping however we can today.
Are you able to help?
Each trip costs about $30 000, much of it fundraised by the same volunteers who take the children on the trips.
You can help by:
Thank YOU for helping us to raise many children's smiles.
Koru Care fundraises every penny to provide these children with:
Apply for your child to go on a Koru Care Otago trip:
If you would like to apply to send your child on a Koru Care Otago trip please download and complete the application form and send it in to us.