» April 2019

New Zealand’s First Accredited Practitioner

by David Thomas · Monday, April 29th, 2019

Social Value International are proud to announce Dr. Sneha Lakhotia as New Zealand’s first Accredited Practitioner! Dr.Sneha Lakhotia currently serves as the Policy Lead and Quantitative Researcher at Te Whānau o Waipareira, Auckland, New Zealand. Sneha is a health and social sector professional, with over ten years of diverse experience in this domain. She is passionate about catalysing change and driving social impact. Her experience as a dental practitioner, coupled with a deep desire to contribute to the health of the population at large, led to pursue her Masters in Public Health specialising in Social Epidemiology. Her broad interest areas

Te Whānau o Waipareira Have Had a Report Assured!

by David Thomas · Monday, April 8th, 2019

Te Whānau o Waipareira (Waipareira) is an Urban Māori Authority delivering a wide range of services to the community in West Auckland, New Zealand. It is a family centric organisation which operationalises the core values and principles of Whānau Ora* in all its services. Waipareira has been delivering Incredible Years Parenting (IYP) programme to its whānau for over six years. The IYP Programme for Māori whānau is called Ngā Tau Mīharo ō Aotearoa, which reflects and supports responsiveness to Māori Culture. This report is a forecast SROI analysis, measuring the social value of the Incredible Years Parenting programme. The report reveals the