Filled with staples like beans, cooking oil, fortified cereal blends and sugar, it’s a basic food basket with an impact that is anything but. This gift of food for thousands of pregnant women, mothers and young children under five who are malnourished is a critical step to prevent a slide into a life-and-death situation and instead restore children to health. Basket by basket, you’ll be saving lives.
Did you know that more than 400,000 people die each year from malaria? Mosquito nets that are treated with insecticide and last up to three years are a simple and effective preventative solution. This gift provides families with mosquito nets and training in how to use them. According to the World Health Organization, 95% of the world’s malaria cases are in Africa. Children under five are most at risk because they have yet to develop any immunity.
This gift provides girls in low-income countries with pads and period education so they can stay healthy, safe and in school and are able to access the same opportunities as boys. It also supports community education programs that address the shame-inducing stigmas that are associated with one of the most natural events in a girl's life.
A birth certificate is an open door, a bridge, and a shield. It provides access to essential human rights, and bestows an identity, the ability to vote and a say in shaping the world. Particularly for girls, it offers special protection against the perils of child marriage, child trafficking and forced or exploitative labour.
Help create safe spaces where LGBTQ+ individuals, especially youth, can learn about their rights, access resources like legal and psychosocial counselling and receive referrals to accessible health services. You’ll also support advocacy efforts, encouraging institutions and communities to become inclusive, progressive and equitable.
Help girls overcome barriers and thrive in an increasingly connected world. With this gift, you’ll help girls and young women gain the knowledge, tools and skills needed to navigate the online world – and do so safely. It can provide resources like in-school tablets and computer centres while offering internet access and digital literacy training, including how to use basic programs and applications. It will even help teachers make lessons more interactive and accessible for a variety of learning needs.
A ball of fluff, combined with powerful income-generating ability: this gift is irresistibly sweet and undeniably life-changing. Once the chicks mature, they can help feed a family with their nutritious eggs, provide an income for women, and teach girls important poultry management skills to crack open a brighter, better and bigger future.
Gifts of Hope support important causes
You can feel good about giving Gifts of Hope because they work double duty: delighting your loved ones at home with an inspiring gift and supporting today’s most important causes.
Goats delivered benefiting 19,000+ people
PPE/hygiene items delivered to people most in need
Female health care workers accessed training
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