Community Transformation Trust (CTT) is a Charitable Trust that aims to raise money to help facilitate the relief of poverty worldwide, through improvement in relevant areas such as health, education, food, income, sanitation and water.
The activities of the Trust are focused on charitable purposes, whether relating to the relief of poverty, the advancement of education, or any other matter beneficial to the community, including, without limitation:
(a) conducting research to identify the most effective poverty relief-focused methods, initiatives and charities worldwide;
(b) relieving poverty by donating funds to identified effective initiatives within New Zealand or overseas; and
(c) promoting and raising awareness of poverty-relief methods and initiatives within New Zealand; and
(d) furthering any other purpose which, in the opinion of the Board, is capable of being conveniently carried on in connection with the above charitable purposes and which, in the opinion of the Board, directly or indirectly advances the above charitable purposes or any of them.
CT Trust Background
The CT in ‘CT Trust’ stands for Community Transformation. Community Transformation (or Community Development) is recognised as an effective method for poverty alleviation, empowering local communities so that they can transform and help themselves out of poverty. Effective community transformation typically alleviates poverty through improvement in relevant areas including health, education, food, income, employment, sanitation and water.