Gifts at Changing The Present

Agriculture & Sustainable Development Add to favorites

$300 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Your donation will pay travel costs for farmers to join in the discussion of the future of our food system, side-by-side with representatives from large national and multi-national food companies (wholesalers, retailers), NGO's and government representatives. more

$50 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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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

$60 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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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

$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

$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

$100 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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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

$120 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Goats are tough to be certain, yet they are amazingly gentle. So friendly, in fact, that it is the children who often care for a family's goat--building bonds and learning lifesaving skills. Heifer goats can give a family up to a gallon of milk every day. more

$175 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Give A Goat Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

One goat for a family

Mercy Corps

Goats are low-cost, high-yield livestock that can quickly and sustainably improve a family's livelihood, providing milk and offspring for food and income. Your gift will provide one goat for a family, a warm, fuzzy gift that keeps on giving. 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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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

$90 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Your donation will provide a mobile phone (and a year’s service fee) or a radio to a farmer to enable him to communicate with his peers, researchers, or agriculture advisory services. more