Gifts at Changing The Present

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Your gift will provide material and teachers tools for a class. More than 90% of SEWA’s members are illiterate. Through SEWA, they receive training and learn how to use their skills to gain an income and organize for change in their communities. 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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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

$600 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Fund Better Futures Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

200 books for children

First Book

Your gift of 200 new books will strengthen the reading ability of a classroom of children in need. more

$35 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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The Feminist Majority Foundation’s Campaign for Afghan Women and Girls is working for women’s equality and freedom in Afghanistan. The campaign, chaired by Mavis Leno, was the first of its kind to build a U.S. more

$50 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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A gift of $50 will allow a group like the Union for the Emancipation of Indigenous Women to provide school supplies and school fees for 100 indigenous girls, daughters of the displaced survivors of the Rwandan Genocide, in the South-Kivu Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo. more

$250 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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

One year of school

Room to Read

Your donation will pay for a girl to attend school in her community for a year. Room to Read has developed a holistic package addressing all the barriers that girls face to ensure educational success. more

$5,500 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Your gift of $5,500 will give a group of kids in Darfur the opportunity to learn. With $5,500 we can rebuild a schoolroom that was destroyed. We can fill it with tables, chairs and a blackboard. We can train a teacher. more

$25 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Destigmatize HIV Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

Sesame Street SoAfrica

Sesame Workshop

Your donation will help support Takalani Sesame, the South African version of Sesame Street Takalanai Sesame uses television, radio and community outreach to respond to the HIV/AIDS crisis in South Africa as well as prepare children for school. more

$50 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Your gift will supply a nonprofit organization with a full-length DVD version of an ITVS program and accompanying discussion guide and organizing tools. more

$5 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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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

$250 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Your gift will support the promotion and hosting of a community screening, bringing together community leaders, citizens and organizational partners. more