How you can help


Donations will be the only means of building the refuge centre. There is very little financial aid possible from within Vanuatu. Land has been purchased just outside the capital, Port Vila. We are now seeking your help in building El Haven.  The Prime Minister of Vanuatu acknowledges the need and welcomes our assistance. (see letter below)

To donate in Australia:

Account Name: Lifeboat Community Services (El Haven)

BSB: 062 832

Account number: 1026 8470

Tax deductibility is available for Australian donations. If you would like to receive a tax deductible receipt, please email your name, address, phone contact and amount to You will receive your tax deductible receipt in the mail.  

To donate in New Zealand:

We have now secured a way to ensure tax deductibililty in New Zealand

Westpac bank account name: Garden City Fellowship

Reference: El Haven

03 1700 0431471 000

Please remember to include ‘El Haven’ as a reference.