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$250 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Your donation will allow WaterAid to purchase one handpump to serve 10 households, thereby reducing the burden of collecting water. Helping people to build safe water supplies directly translates to improved health, more free time, and a better quality of life and is the first step in poverty reduction. more

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Your gift will allow the Grameen Foundation Educational Scholarship Program to cover the public school fees for five years of a borrower's child. Microfinance is one of the most powerful solutions to poverty in existence today. more

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Your gift will provide one full semester of one-to-one mentoring by a trained Jumpstart Corps member and an at-risk preschool child. For over a decade we’ve been bringing at-risk preschool children and caring adults together. more

$100 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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$100 will cover an individual youth's stipend for one week. Youth will develop their typing skills. They will learn the whole production process for The Beat Within weekly magazine. Youth will also work in an environment with a diverse group of adult and youth staff all working to better the community. 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

$50 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Support Development Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

25 chickens & rooster

Operation USA

Giving a loan (often called “microcredit") for families to launch small enterprises has proven to be a successful strategy in earning income. more

$20 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Llamas and alpacas have special hooves that do not damage the fragile ecosystem--helping communities preserve what little resources are available. And unlike other animals, they can carry heavy loads at high altitudes. more

$50 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Added income from a $50 loan can help a Tanzanian mother expand her business and feed her children more nutritious food.. And you're providing a self-employment loan, not a gift. Your donation will build discipline, responsibility, and self-confidence as women create their own business. more

$75 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Your gift will provide one hour of anti-corruption tool sharing, aiding TI-USA’s ability share tools, knowledge and expertise with the private sector community. TI-USA promotes anti-bribery codes, implementation and benchmarking tools for the private sector. more

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Leverage $10,000 in loans to small businesses in the Gulf Coast region. This gift could be used to reestablish a childcare operation, generate jobs, and help rebuild the local economy. more

$75 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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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