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Go green with World Gifts

26 June sees CAFOD, alongside the other members of the Climate Coalition, gathering outside parliament to lobby the UK government on tackling climate change. The UK has recently committed to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, which is a great step! But we know we need to keep pushing our MP's to make real changes to how we combat climate change and live in a more eco-friendly, sustainable way. Many of the World Gifts within our Livestock, Agriculture and Livelihoods fund are helping people to cope with the damage climate change has done to their farmland. Some of our favourites are: Drought resistant crops - long droughts and unpredictable rainfall make farming increasingly challenging for poor families living in rural areas....

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Ethical Easter treats from World Gifts

Easter is just a few weeks away and World Gifts have everything you need to treat your loved ones AND make a difference to families in need.Alternative, ethical and delicious Easter gifts can all be found in our range of charity presents! Unique Easter gifts Choose our Easter Blessings gift card and give someone an Easter gift to remember. Unlike a chocolate egg, these special charity gifts give hope to vulnerable parents and children. Our Romero Cross is handmade and painted in El Salvador. Its colourful depiction of the crucifixion makes it a thoughtful and unique Easter present. Divine Easter eggs from Fairtrade chocolate These Divine foil-wrapped chocolate eggs are great for children's Easter egg hunts and are a delicious way...

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Emergency Gifts

In the light of Cyclone Idai, which has recently caused huge damage to Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi I've been looking at our emergency World Gifts. It's estimated that 2.6 million people are in need of vital humanitarian aid in the coming days and weeks ahead.  CAFOD partners are already on the ground working to provide people with food, such as rice and beans, and hygiene kits. Thanks to regular gifts to our Emergency Response Team and purchases of gifts such as below we've been able to take immediate action. We've pledged an initial £150,000 until we can raise additional funds. If you've been touched by Cyclone Idai, or want to contribute to our emergency response through World Gifts, think about buying one of the...

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Easter presents and top Mother's Day gifts

We're adding some amazing new gifts to our range that are perfect for making a difference this Lent, showing Mum you care on Mother's Day and treating your family at Easter! Order by 17 March for free delivery in time for Mother's Day Say thanks to Mum with World Gifts We've got a beautiful gift card that's perfect for Mother's Day.Whether you're buying a Marvellous moo cow for your Mum, the Net that protects for your Nan or a Goat that gives for your Grandma, choose the Mother's Day gift card and get free delivery on your order.  Left it too late for free delivery? You can still order an e-card or print your card at home!     Egg-citing...

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Mother's Day gifts saving babies in Zimbabwe

Our Heathy mum and baby gift can ensure access to medical treatment for pregnant mothers and newborn babies, and also provide extra food for children who are at risk of becoming malnourished. Buy a Healthy mum and baby gift for Mother's DayThis amazing charity gift is helping mums like Unity and her baby Twalumba in Kariyangwe, Zimbabwe. When Twalumba was born, Unity didn’t know how to feed him. She managed to breastfeed but the milk spilled out of his mouth and nose. Her baby boy was growing but not as well as other children his age.Unity joined a local support group for new mums, run by an older and more experienced 'Lead Mother', Mavis. Mavis was given training on nutrition,...

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