Gifts at Changing The Present

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$1,250 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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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

$50 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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When a family has a cow, every morning there's a glass of rich milk for the children to drink before heading off to school. Classes are paid for with the sale of extra milk because with high-quality heifers, there is more than enough milk to go around. 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

$50 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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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

$15 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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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

$1,200 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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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

$500 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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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

$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

$250 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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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

$100 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Your gift will support shelters, drop-in centers, and local pastoral teams with humanitarian efforts to assist people migrating through Mexico. Migrants often fall prey to assault and extortion as they pass through Mexico, and they risk their lives passing through treacherous deserts and rivers. 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

$100 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Make Water Flow Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

Community water system

Winrock International

Your gift will purchase one family's share in a community water system to support small scale production of high value crops like fruits and vegetables. In addition to providing water for irrigation, your gift will furnish water for household uses – drinking, cooking, and cleaning. more