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Your gift will provide a loan for one woman to start a fruit stand at her local market, giving her a way to break through poverty, gain self-confidence and expand job opportunities in her community. Microfinance is one of the most powerful solutions to poverty in existence today. more

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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

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CHF’s development finance institution in Afghanistan, established in March 2004, has made more than 3,200 loans to low-income men and women in the rural provinces, helping them establish or expand small businesses, such as tailoring, food services, and manufacturing. more

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Buy Repair Equipment Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

Loan for a tiny business

ACCION International

Microentrepreneurs need equipment to enable their businesses to succeed. Whether it's a bicycle repair shop, a tire repair business, or a textile manufacturer, owners need to invest in machinery and tools to make their businesses run efficiently and grow. more

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Equip Artisans Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

200 pounds of clay

Aid to Artisans

Your donation will fund 200 pounds of clay - much needed raw material for artisans in developing countries. 200 pounds of clay can be purchased for $100 and used to create several hundred dollars of income for a potter and their family. more

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From bake sales to fundraising dinners, Millennium Promise is excited to support local efforts and initiatives to successfully raise awareness about ending global poverty. Your donation will provide an Action Kit for a new school or community to get involved in the fight to end extreme poverty. more

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Buy Bags of Rice Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

Loan for a tiny business

ACCION International

With a loan of $50, a client could buy bags of rice and cereal grains to sell in the market. Then the client can use the profits from selling the grains to buy more inventory, improve their home, and to hire an assistant. more

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This gift will provide a poor child with a chick to raise and the quality feed it will need to produce eggs. more

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Provide Job Training Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

Adult job skill training

National Housing Trust

A donation of $160 will help an adult pursue a better life through job training and counseling. Our residents receive career counseling, resume assistance, pre-employment training and direct job placement. more

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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

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The Coalition has provided close to $1.5 million in emergency financial funding to injured war on terror veterans and their families. This financial aid has helped to pay rent, car loans, utility bills and other short-term needs. more

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Your gift will support efforts in Maharashtra, India's second most populous state, to create solutions that can be scaled up for use in many parts of the country. A local organization, the Bhavishya Trust, has been created to undertake this important task. more