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Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Fully grown, a single hen can lay more than 200 eggs per year.  So your starter flock of 10 to 50 ch

Hatch Hope

Chicks for a family

Heifer Project International Inc

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 $20.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Goats are tough to be certain, yet they are amazingly gentle.  So friendly, in fact, that it is the

Give a Goat

Share of a Goat

Heifer Project International Inc

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

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Goats are tough to be certain, yet they are amazingly gentle.  So friendly, in fact, that it is the

Give A Goat

One goat for a family

Heifer Project International Inc

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 $120.00

Toilet and Water Connections

Toilet and Water Connections

Water.org

$100 helps provide a toilet or water connection for 8 families in a developing country. Healthier children are able to attend school. Healthy adults are able to work and provide for their family. Water.org works with local finance institutions to offer affordable loans for water and sanitation, putting the tools to solve the water crisis in the hands of the people who need them.

Regular price $100.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Your gift will contribute to sending a team of students and professional volunteers to test a DtM pr

Test a Product!

One research team

Design that Matters Inc

Your gift will contribute to sending a team of students and professional volunteers to test a DtM product in the field to best assess a community's needs.

Regular price $25.00

Support Your Favorite Poverty Alleviation Nonprofit

Support Your Favorite Poverty Alleviation Nonprofit

Support Any Favorite Nonprofit, School, or Teacher

Your contribution will support the important work of your favorite Poverty Alleviation Nonprofit and help make the world a better place.    

Any amount

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Your donation will provide one breeding pair of llamas and one breeding pair of sheep for a family i

Supply Knitting

Pair of llamas + sheep

Heifer Project International Inc

Your donation will provide one breeding pair of llamas and one breeding pair of sheep for a family in Central or South America. The amount of wool these hardy animals can produce is just amazing, and in capable hands, it becomes almost liek currency--woolen yarn, fabric and clothing to be taken to market, which helps to pay for food, medicine, schooling for children, and so...

Regular price $500.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Help us provide the best solutions to the poor in developing countries. Sponsoring a fellow enables

Sponsor a Fellow!

Find greatest needs

Design that Matters Inc

Help us provide the best solutions to the poor in developing countries. Sponsoring a fellow enables DtM to have accurate information in assessing a community's greatest and most urgent needs and provides a life changing opportunity for participating students.

Regular price $10.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Your gift of $2000 will sponsor a Capitol Hill breakfast for Congressmen, staff and U.S. Executive A

Sponsor A Breakfast

Farmers and Congress

The Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa

Your gift of $2000 will sponsor a Capitol Hill breakfast for Congressmen, staff and U.S. Executive Agency personnel to hear directly from African farmers and agribusinesses about their experiences with AGOA and their priorities for assistance that will help them export more agricultural products. Increased exports will create more jobs in the African countryside and have a real impact on African poverty and hunger.

Regular price $2,000.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Your gift will help provide a family with a high-quality sheep, training in its care, and the opport

Show Shear Kindness

One sheep for a family

Heifer Project International Inc

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.

Regular price $120.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Millennium Villages are locally-led, with committees composed of community members identifying needs

Rent A Scientist

Technical experts

Millennium Promise

Millennium Villages are locally-led, with committees composed of community members identifying needs and priorities for their village. Every village has committees focusing on Agriculture, Education, Safe Water, Infrastructure, and Health. Your gift will allow these committees to have access to scientists from all areas of expertise. The Agriculture committee can have a soil scientist assist with the analysis of local soil and recommend agricultural inputs...

Regular price $250.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Help determine a “fair price" for produce from family farms in developing countries selling to globa

Promote Fair Prices

Family farm evaluation

Sustainable Food Laboratory

Help determine a “fair price" for produce from family farms in developing countries selling to global markets. Forward thinking companies that want to do the right thing need to know how their business practices impact on poverty. In some cases they need to know what a "fair price," rather than the "lowest possible price" would be. Fund one hour of an expert's time to evaluate...

Regular price $40.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Trees have many functions on small family farms.  Their roots hold precious top soil in place, and t

Plant A Tree

Seedlings for a family

Heifer Project International Inc

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 $60.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Your gift of $1000 will support one week of a research fellow’s time to create an online database of

Link Universities

Faculty database

The Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa

Your gift of $1000 will support one week of a research fellow’s time to create an online database of U.S. university programs with African universities, including ongoing research projects related to African agricultural development, a listing of U.S. faculty and researchers with interests in African agriculture, and former and current African students of U.S. universities. This database will be made available to US and African...

Regular price $1,000.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Your gift of $200 will help pay the travel costs to bring African farm, agribusiness, and financial

Link African Farmers

Travel costs

The Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa

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.

Regular price $200.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. From bake sales to fundraising dinners, Millennium Promise is excited to support local efforts and i

Involve Communities

One Action Kit

Millennium Promise

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...

Regular price $15.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Your gift of $100 will pay for the printing and distribution of 300 briefs, clearly written Rich Wor

Inform Citizens

300 development briefs

Center for Global Development

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 $100.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. CGD organizes several major events annually  to highlight the work of a key figure in international

Increase Attention

One development event

Center for Global Development

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

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Your gift of $50 will pay one week’s expenses for a student intern to assemble an a internet-accessi

Improve Food Aid

Internet database

The Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa

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 $40.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Your gift of $200 will pay for one day of food and lodging to allow an African expert to discuss the

Host A Fellow

One day of hosting

The Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa

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.

Regular price $200.00