Gifts at Changing The Present

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$100 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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This gift enables us to provide high-yield seed varieties and a range of farming equipment to one farming household to enable it to attain self-sustainability in as short a time as possible. more

$40 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Help determine a “fair price" for produce from family farms in developing countries selling to global markets. Forward thinking companies that want to do the right thing need to know how their business practices impact on poverty. more

$1,000 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Recent research at The School for Field Studies Center for Wildlife Management Studies indicates that the Acacia tortillis dominated woodlands in the region are under siege by both humans and elephants, by high livestock densities and more recently by prolonged and quite frequent droughts. more

$150 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Ecoagriculture Partners was formed specifically to support such alliances. Strong partnerships between farmers, conservationists, researchers, rural leaders and policymakers are the only way to harmonize agricultural production and wildlife conservation—and thereby provide sustainable solutions for poor communities. more

$10 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Your donation will restore hope to farmers living in a post-conflict war zone. By clearing the enough land of landmines and planting one grape vine, your gift will help restore the livelihood and the dignity of self-sufficiency to a farmer. more

$75 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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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

$75 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Buy Fruit in Bulk Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

Loan for a tiny business

ACCION International

With a loan of $75, a client could buy fruit and vegetables to sell in the market. Then the client can use the profits from her sales to expand her market stall, enroll in a financial literacy class, and help send her children to school. more

$120 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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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

$10 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Your gift will assist farmers to organize themselves into farmer's organization and gather enough quantities of bananas to sell in bulk and consecutively buy their own trucks to transport bananas to bigger markets. more

$100 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Help Farmers Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

One year of healthcare

TechnoServe

Though volatility in global coffee prices continues to pose a challenge to the livelihoods of small farmers, it has also created opportunity for positive transformation in the horticulture industry. more

$10 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Your gift of $10 will support soil restoration research for a year on one square yard of one of Africa's most fragile ecosystems. Your support will supply the scientific data needed to halt degradation and lead to the planting indigenous tree species, many of which are fast disappearing in Western Kenya. 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