Gifts at Changing The Present

Education & Literacy Add to favorites

$300 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Your donation will enable a child from a poor African family to enroll in university and take courses in sustainable agriculture or other development-related fields to obtain the necessary knowledge to battle poverty and achieve economic growth in Africa. 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

$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

$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

$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

$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

$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

$1,500 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Your gift has the potential to "teach students how to fish, rather than just giving them a fish." The digital divide grows daily as students in the US learn new digital media skills, while students in Africa are only passive recipients of low-end products and information produced outside their countries. more

$720 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Give Home Libraries Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

Books for children

First Book

Your gift will directly stock the homes of an entire classroom of children in need with libraries of their very own brand new books. 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

$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

One month after-school

Mercy Housing

Your gift will enable one child to attend Mercy Housing after-school programs, including homework help, tutoring and computer classes, for one month. more

$50 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Generate Success Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

Computer training

Per Scholas

Your donation will ensure that one low-income child will receive the guidance, training and support needed to effectively master educational internet usage. Knowledge leads to empowerment and empowerment leads to success. more