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Feed Children Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

14 school meals

Operation USA

Your gift of $5 will provide 14 meals to school children. You will be giving the gift of nourishment and making it easier for families to send their children to school. Your donation will enhance children’s capacity to retain knowledge and increase their problem-solving skills. more

$150 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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This gift will provide student anthologies to an entire classroom. Students will gain confidence seeing their poems and essays in a published body of work. more

$50 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Improve Habits Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

Sesame Street Mexico

Sesame Workshop

Your donation will help support Plaza Sésamo, the Mexican version of Sesame Street, and its “Healthy Habits for Life" initiative. The acclaimed Spanish-language television series for preschool children depicts a colorful neighborhood, the Plaza, which is home to a mix of families, children, and Muppets. more

$100 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Educate A Child Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

6 months of night school

Barefoot College

Your donation will educate one child for six months in night school. Instruction in the Night Schools is informal and focused on practical knowledge. Since most children tend cattle, they learn animal husbandry along with reading and math. more

$15 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Educate a child Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

School Supplies

Plan USA

How do you make a room into a living, breathing classroom where children with hungry minds can become active, successful learners? You start to fill that room with pencils, paper, chalkboards, maps, desks, textbooks, pencils, paper, chairs and other basic school supplies. more

$15 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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2 Student Anthologies

Writers in the Schools

This gift will provide a required match for classroom anthologies for two students. WITS anthologies showcase the original stories and poems of children written over during a yearlong program that develops strong writing, thinking, and speaking skills to prepare children for a challenging world. more

$90 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Equip A Classroom Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

One book on every desk

First Book

Your gift will allow a classroom of children to learn from brand new books. more

$100 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Help A Parent Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

One life skills course

Mercy Housing

Your gift enables one resident to participate in a six-week life skills course designed for single parents. more

$175 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Your gift will provide one scholarship for a child for one year. Each scholarship helps cover the costs of education, such as school fees, books, school supplies, food, clothing and medical care. more

$10 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Create Promise Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

Software for the home

Per Scholas

Your donation will ensure that a student will receive access to educational software for home learning which promotes learning and fosters success. more

$100 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Boost Literacy Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

Karaoke on TV

PlanetRead

Your gift will help us provide karaoke-style literacy assistance for one whole year to one million early-literate people in India. We add Same Language Subtitling (SLS) on Bollywood film songs on TV. Our annual cost of SLS per TV program is roughly $20,000. more

$100 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Five gifts of $100 each enables a school in Sri Lanka to buy and install a small personal computer for use by 40 students. This enables students to acquire skills needed for jobs in the 21st century and gives them access to information that other students around the world take for granted. more