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Helping disadvantaged children lead happier, fuller lives.

We enhance the lives of disadvantaged children by addressing their specific needs through targeted community projects.

Our work spans Australia and beyond, providing urgent material aid, cultural and indigenous outreach, social justice advocacy and educational tools to facilitate long term change.

Current Projects

WAKA AMA (OUTRIGGER CANOEING) PROGRAM

Waka Ama, or outrigger canoeing, is part of the culture of Pacific Islanders and has grown popular as a sport.

PASIFIKA FASHION SHOW

We are currently in the midst of planning our ‘Pasifika Fashion Show’, a cultural outreach project. Youth members will be empowered to get creative, taking charge of planning the show with minimal input from adults.

ONGOING EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT FOR CHILDREN IN NEED

Our commitment to providing educational support to any child that needs it is ongoing.

ONE IN

children is disadvantaged in Australia.

Poverty impacts on young people’s health, education, employment prospects, well-being and social inclusion and increases the likelihood they will be reliant on welfare across their lives. By helping now, we help shape their future.

How you can help.

The Sixth Child is entirely volunteer run. We keep admin costs as low as possible and are passionate about the full value of your contribution reaching its intended goal without being diluted by operational costs.

Donate towards where we need it most right now and help keep us running

Interested in volunteering with The Sixth Child?