PUBLISHED JULY 2021
Proud partnership with Share My Super
First Foundation is a proud partner of Share My Super – an organisation uniting Kiwi over-65s to help alleviate child poverty. Michael Moka recently spoke with The Spinoff about how he disrupted intergenerational cycles of disadvantage for himself and his family through the generous support he received, and how our partnership with Share My Super means he can do the same for others.
Michael Moka (Te Rarawa, Ngāti Hine, Ngāpuhi and Mangaia of Cook Islands), is a bright example of the intergenerational change that can occur when young people are given a hand up. The 33-year-old founded Indigenous Growth – a company that helps organisations to create environments where Indigenous people can thrive – after receiving a university scholarship from First Foundation. The charity, which partners with Share My Super, helps talented youth from lower-income backgrounds attend university.