Gifts at Changing The Present

Poverty Alleviation Add to favorites

$150 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

Ffh_bolivia_033_final_thumbnail

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

$300 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

Gift_image_02641_00773_thumbnail

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

$20 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

Gift_image_00945_00278_thumbnail

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

$10 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

Gift_image_01297_00373_thumbnail

Your gift will assist farmers to organize themselves into farmer's organization and gather enough quantities of bananas to sell in bulk and consecutively buy their own trucks to transport bananas to bigger markets. more

$35 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

Gift_image_02681_00783_thumbnail

Your gift will provide three days of training for a small-holder farmer. IWMI uses the valuable information it gains through targeted research to develop appropriate materials which are presented through training courses offered at the local level for farmers. more

$120 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

Gift_image_00685_00208_thumbnail

Your gift will help provide a family with a high-quality sheep, training in its care, and the opportunity to escape relentless hunger and poverty. Since sheep often give birth to twins or triplets, your generosity will quickly spread as partner families pass on the gift. more

$95 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

Gift_image_04161_00997_thumbnail

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

$3 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

Chicken_thumbnail

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

$50 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

Gift_image_01245_00360_thumbnail

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

Agatha_cropped_thumbnail

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

$75 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

Gift_image_01709_00496_thumbnail

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

$30 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

Gift_image_00737_00221_thumbnail

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