Advertorial: Give a gift for life this Christmas with Concern Gifts
Concern Gifts from Concern Worldwide enable people to buy ethical presents for their friends and family that will also help someone living in poverty.
Gifts start at just £7 and with over 25 gifts to choose from, there’s something for everyone this Christmas – from a vegetable pack to help a family grow nutritious food to an irrigation scheme for a whole village. To see our full range of life-changing gifts, visit www.concerngifts.org
Do you know any budding chefs? Why not buy them an eco stove!
When fuel is scarce, this small stove can help a lot. This gift could train one woman to make a stove by hand from clay, donkey dung and water, and then pass on her know-how to others.
Your gift in action
Concern has taught villagers in Manasie, Sierra Leone how to make eco stoves and also provided basic tools like buckets and knives. The stoves are constructed out of clay and fibrous material like palm chaff, mixed with water. Margaret Tholley (pictured) the village chairlady explains: "It takes three people to make one or two in a single day, but the stoves can last years if they are looked after. Every house in the village has one."
Margaret took less than a day to make her clay eco stove, but she and her family will feel the benefits – more warmth, better food and lower fuel needs – for years to come.
What will I receive?
When you buy one of our Concern Gifts this Christmas, we will send you a special gift card to pass on to your friend or relative, telling them all about the wonderful gift you’ve bought on their behalf. Alternatively, if you are last minute shopping, you can also choose to send a personalised e-card instead right up to Christmas day. Visit www.concerngifts.org now to order your life-changing gift today!
Concern Worldwide is an international humanitarian organisation. With over 40 years’ experience, we have projects in 28 countries worldwide, helping people living in poverty to improve their lives every day. Concern works directly with local communities and partner organisations who share our vision of just and peaceful societies where poorer people can exercise their fundamental rights. To find out more visit our website www.concern.net.
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