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Regular price $100.00

CGD experts communicate information that is relevant for policy decisions. Drawing on rigorous research that looks carefully at the ways in which trade, aid, debt and migration policies affect poor people and communities, CGD researchers and communications staff are able to convey to members of Congress and to their staffs ideas for policy changes and improvements which increase the chance that developing countries will succeed...

Regular price $100.00

Your gift will help support research and advocacy to increase investment in transportation, power, and communications infrastructure in rural Africa, by allowing an African expert to prepare for participation in a 2007 workshop to identify the critical issues – including policy frameworks, institutional capacity and accountability, and limited public-private interactions – that affect the ability of African institutions to attract, plan, and effectively manage higher...

Regular price $100.00

CGD'' weekly e-letter on development policy is received by more than 5,000 opt-in subscribers, including reporters, opinion leaders and policymakers. Sign up for free on the CGD homepage. $100 pays for the final editorial review and the delivery of one week's issue to 10,000 opt-in recipients.

Regular price $1.00

Your gift will help provide the equipment needed to best document DtM's field research. The research collected will be brought back to the design studios in order to develop innovative solutions.

Fight Corruption

Full Potential of Developement Aid Achieved

Transparency International USA

Regular price $100.00

  Your gift will help TI-USA ensure that resources reach those who need them the most. We work with donor organizations, including multilateral banks and US foreign aid institutions, to ensure that the full potential of development aid is achieved. TI-USA advises donors on their efforts to stamp out corruption, encourages them to make anti-corruption control programs a top priority, and assists them in mobilizing...

Regular price $60.00

With a Flock of Hope, egg production will begin in almost no time! Where families, especially children, are malnourished, delicious eggs will mean daily protein. Where families are impoverished, eggs will be taken to market and sold, raising much-needed funds for clothing, medicine and more. And where the earth is dry and barren, droppings from the birds will provide the fertilizer to increase farm production....

Regular price $120.00

Goats are tough to be certain, yet they are amazingly gentle. So friendly, in fact, that it is the children who often care for a family's goat--building bonds and learning lifesaving skills. Heifer goats can give a family up to a gallon of milk every day. Many families use what's left over to make yogurts, cheeses or sell at the market for income to pay...

Regular price $10.00

Goats are tough to be certain, yet they are amazingly gentle. So friendly, in fact, that it is the children who often care for a family's goat--building bonds and learning lifesaving skills. Heifer goats can give a family up to a gallon of milk every day. Many families use what's left over to make yogurts, cheeses or sell at the market for income to pay...

Regular price $50.00

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. And cows can even help crops grow as their fertilizing manure is mixed into the soil.

Regular price $20.00

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. Plus, their fine wool is highly prized and provides families with clothing to stay warm and income opportunities that are so hard to come by in the region.

Regular price $500.00

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. And cows can even help crops grow as their fertilizing manure is mixed into the soil.

Regular price $30.00

Your gift of Heifer International honeybees includes a bee package, the box and hive, and training in the latest beekeeping techniques. And since bees require relatively little space and have low maintenance costs, your gift of honeybees is a great way to help provide nutrition and income to families living in extreme poverty.

Regular price $10.00

Trees have many functions on small family farms. Their roots hold precious top soil in place, and the branches of some varieties provide vitamin-laden fruit--a ready source of both nutrition and income. And in regions where cooking is still done with firewood, families with trees can use fallen branches instead of purchasing or poaching from forest reserves.

Regular price $20.00

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. And because chickends need very little space and thrive on readily available feed or pests like insects,...

Regular price $200.00

Your gift of $200 will pay for one day of food and lodging to allow an African expert to discuss the goals, objectives and programs of his or her country’s development strategy directly with U.S. policymakers, development agency officials, and the U.S. public, including potential investors.

Your gift of $50 will pay one week’s expenses for a student intern to assemble an a internet-accessible database on food aid “best practice" cases and other research results from non-governmental and other organizations.

Regular price $100.00

CGD organizes several major events annually to highlight the work of a key figure in international development. During 2006, for example, we hosted Nobel Peace Prize winner Norman Borlaug for a talk about the prospects for a Green Revolution in Africa. We also hosted Jeff Sachs for a discussion about his Millenium Villages. This gift will help support a similar event in the coming year....

Regular price $100.00

Your gift of $100 will pay for the printing and distribution of 300 briefs, clearly written Rich World-Poor World articles on key development topics for distribution to the public and to grassroots civic organizations.

Regular price $15.00

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. Kits include Millennium Promise materials, press articles, a DVD and guide for organizing community action. Leaders of community...

Your gift of $200 will help pay the travel costs to bring African farm, agribusiness, and financial sector leaders to the U.S. to discuss their priorities for assistance directly with U.S. policymakers and travel within the U.S. to meet potential partners in the private sector.