Great Potentials Foundation helps over 5,000 children, young people and families across New Zealand each year through our programmes including HIPPY, MATES, the Papakura and Takanini Family Service Centres and the Papakura Early Learning Centre.
For detailed statistics on the impact of each programme, click on the links below...
Our Family Service Centres in Papakura and Takanini provide integrated health, education and social services for families, children and young people in low-income communities. Our centres support more than 1,000 individuals and 350 families every year.
Great Potentials Foundation introduced HIPPY to New Zealand in 1992. It is now found in 40 low socio-economic communities around New Zealand. HIPPY helps around 2300 families every year nationwide.
MATES addresses the gap between those who do well in education and those who do not, in the context of the strong correlation between socio-economic status and educational outcomes. In 2019, 278 Mentors and Mentees participated in MATES mentoring and tutoring programme.
View or download published Evaluation Reports for each of Great Potentials' programmes, along with other relevant research.