Gifts at Changing The Present

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Your gift of Heifer International honeybees includes a bee package, the box and hive, and training in the lates beekeeping techniques. more

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Llamas and alpacas have special hooves that do not damage the fragile ecosystem--helping communities preserve what little resources are available. And unlike other animals, they can carry heavy loads at high altitudes. more

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Trees have many functions on small family farms. Their roots hold precious top soil in place, and the branches of some varieties provide vitamin-laden fruit--a ready source of both nutrition and income. more

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Cut Pollution Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

Renewable energy credits

Clean Air Cool Planet

By donating to Clean Air–Cool Planet, you can offset 1000 pounds of carbon. The donation will purchase Renewable Energy Certificates from NativeEnergy, a Vermont company that provides incremental funding for wind, landfill gas and farm methane projects that might not otherwise be built. more

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Your donation will be used to help farmers harvest water that is available to them. A simple irrigation system connecting their farms to major rivers is enough to double their productivity. more

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When a family has a cow, every morning there's a glass of rich milk for the children to drink before heading off to school. Classes are paid for with the sale of extra milk because with high-quality heifers, there is more than enough milk to go around. more

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Your gift will provide three days of training for a small-holder farmer. IWMI uses the valuable information it gains through targeted research to develop appropriate materials which are presented through training courses offered at the local level for farmers. more

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A principal root of the problem has been that in order to add variety and diversity to public/institutional menus and simultaneously reduce personnel, infrastructure and contract costs, one option has predominated: prefabricated, ready to serve, processed food, often laden with ingredients unhealthy to body, mind an... more

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Your gift will pay for one hour of a researcher's time to build on current efforts to address sustainability issues in palm oil, cotton, soy, sugar, coffee and other commodities by looking across commodities. more

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Fully grown, a single hen can lay more than 200 eggs per year. So your starter flock of 10 to 50 chicks will provide plenty of protein-rich eggs to eat, to sell at the market for income, or to pass on the gift to other families in need. more

$50 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Buy Bags of Rice Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

Loan for a tiny business

ACCION International

With a loan of $50, a client could buy bags of rice and cereal grains to sell in the market. Then the client can use the profits from selling the grains to buy more inventory, improve their home, and to hire an assistant. more

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Your gift will help provide a family with a high-quality sheep, training in its care, and the opportunity to escape relentless hunger and poverty. Since sheep often give birth to twins or triplets, your generosity will quickly spread as partner families pass on the gift. more