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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

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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

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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

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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

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Added income from a $50 loan can help a Tanzanian mother expand her business and feed her children more nutritious food.. And you're providing a self-employment loan, not a gift. Your donation will build discipline, responsibility, and self-confidence as women create their own business. more

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Your gift will provide a KickStart pump for one family, lifting them out of poverty forever. What does "out of poverty" look like? It means a family has enough food to eat, decent clothes and shelter, enough money to send ALL of their children to school and STILL have money left over to invest in the future. more

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Your gift will provide new learning opportunities to impoverished children. This educational project helps train teachers in new teaching methods so they can educate children, especially girls, in poor areas of the Congo. more

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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

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The Coalition has provided close to $1.5 million in emergency financial funding to injured war on terror veterans and their families. This financial aid has helped to pay rent, car loans, utility bills and other short-term needs. more

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Support Development Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

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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

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Your gift will provide one hour of anti-corruption tool sharing, aiding TI-USA’s ability share tools, knowledge and expertise with the private sector community. TI-USA promotes anti-bribery codes, implementation and benchmarking tools for the private sector. more

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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