Gifts at Changing The Present

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Your donation will restore hope to farmers living in a post-conflict war zone. By clearing the enough land of landmines and planting one grape vine, your gift will help restore the livelihood and the dignity of self-sufficiency to a farmer. more

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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

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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

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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

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Homeowner savings plan

Mercy Housing

Your gift helps a resident begin their own homeownership savings plan through Mercy Housing's down-payment assistance program. more

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Your gift of Heifer International honeybees includes a bee package, the box and hive, and training in the lates beekeeping techniques. 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

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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

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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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Light A House Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

One solar lantern

Barefoot College

Your gift will provide a solar lantern for a rural house, which provides two hours of light every night for two years. Barefoot solar engineers trained by the Barefoot College fabricate and maintain solar lanterns used to provide light in their communities. more

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Fight Poverty Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

Strengthen local action

The Synergos Institute

Your gift will help us strengthen philanthropy in Southern Africa, Southeast Asia and Latin America (including along the US-Mexico border), providing sustainable financing for local action to overcome poverty. more

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Your gift will leverage $1000 in microloans. This could be used by a seamstress in Bolivia, allowing her to buy a sewing machine and materials to start a business that creates two additional jobs and livelihood for three households. more