Auckland-Columbia-Auckland; Charity comes full circle

Kiwis Lindsay and Denise Christie went to Colombia in the 1960s and eventually founded a charity called Conviventia, which now works throughout Latin America to empower marginalised communities.

Fifty years later, their grand-daughter Adriana Avendano Christie, 24, and her partner Gabriel Acuna-Caruajal, 30, have started charity which is a social enterprise called The Pallet Kingdom which is giving work to refugees in Auckland making furniture out of used warehouse pallets. Continue reading

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