Gifts at Changing The Present

Poverty Alleviation Add to favorites

$95 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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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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Feed A Family Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

Teach a woman to fish

Freedom from Hunger

Your gift will equip women like Francisca with all they need to catch fish every day for their families. She also receives the business education to turn her fishing skills into a self-sufficient, small business for her community. 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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A donation of $10 will restore vision and hope to one person by providing them affordable reading glasses. more

$160 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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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

$60 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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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

$75 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Buy Fruit in Bulk Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

Loan for a tiny business

ACCION International

With a loan of $75, a client could buy fruit and vegetables to sell in the market. Then the client can use the profits from her sales to expand her market stall, enroll in a financial literacy class, and help send her children to school. more

$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

$50 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Your gift will be used to teach a group of approximately 100 people financial literacy. This service is provided through Fundefir’s communal banks, and is oriented to teach the poor how to most efficiently use and invest their money to improve their financial opportunities. more

$52 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Your gift will improve the quality of life for rural communities. Honduras is one of the poorest countries in the Americas. CRS Honduras is working with our partner to meet the water needs of poor farm families. more

$60 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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With a Flock of Hope, egg production will begin in almost no time! Where families, especially children, are malnourished, delicious eggs will mean daily protein. Where families are impoverished, eggs will be taken to market and sold, raising much-needed funds for clothing, medicine and more. more

$20 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Fully grown, a single hen can lay more than 200 eggs per year. So your starter flock of 10 to 50 chicks will provide plenty of protein-rich eggs to eat, to sell at the market for income, or to pass on the gift to other families in need. more