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Coronavirus awareness raising in South Sudan

“I thank God for giving me this opportunity to participate in this fight against COVID 19 pandemic through raising awareness via radio stations here in Juba”  Dr Thomas, South Sudan   Our Messages of hope World Gift focuses on information sharing via the use of a loudspeaker, but that’s not the only way that CAFOD helps our local experts to keep everyone informed. Local radio shows are a common way of sharing accurate information about critical situations such as staying safe from Covid-19 or Ebola. They allow a platform for local, trusted members of a community to voice the facts, dispel myths around a situation and help everyone to have an equal chance at survival.  In Juba, South Sudan, use of local radio shows to spread awareness on...

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Get loved up with World Gifts

Valentine's Day is a perfect excuse to show your significant other you care! For many this can mean roses or chocolates, but we also know lots of you like to go for something a bit more unusual. And what's more unusual than a World Gift? So here are our top recommendations for ways to say I love you with World Gifts: Get loved up with a llama! Who doesn't love a llama? Our Help a llama farmer gift allows you to use all the cute of the llama while also learning about how your gift can help llama farmers better care for their animals and make the most of them! The Goat that gives...hugs? Most animal lovers think goats are...

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Your top ten World Gifts for Christmas 2020

World Gifts make great alternative gifts all year round, but we know you particularly love them for Christmas!Here is a rundown of your favourites from the festive season in 2020*: 10. You worked as a team do score 1,004 Fabulous football gifts!   9. You thought of those most in need at times of emergency and bought 1,443 Emergency water.   8. The gift that keeps on giving, you chose 1,494 Trees for life.   7. You've goat us smiling! You chose a huge 1,592 Goats that give! Goats provide milk to drink and sell, manure to help vegetables grow, and any baby goats can be sold on to others in the community 6. You sourced 1,707 Water for a family –...

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New World Gifts for 2020!

It's time to make the new World Gifts for Christmas available! We've been particularly busy this year. If you've bought World Gifts before, you'll notice we've given ourselves a revamp. We hope you love it as much as we do. The designs are new but World Gifts works in just the same way - a great way to buy someone a gift while also donating to charity. What's new?  Keep clean kit £6 The pandemic has really emphasised the importance of good hand-hygiene, and we're generally all getting used to wearing masks to keep us all safe from infection. For some people living in poverty, access to soap and masks is limited, so people can't keep as clean as they like,...

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Charity gifts for teachers

For most people, the school term has been a bit of an abstract concept considering how many kids haven't been able to go to school. We know that schools have adapted in different ways, but for many teachers, a closed school has meant even more work than normal! Whether you get to see your teacher in person to say thank you for all their work over the last few months, or if you just want to send a quick e-card to show you know how hard they've worked despite not being able to see them - World Gifts has some great options. Gifts for primary school teachers Teach someone to read is the obvious choice! It's £10, and is particularly suitable...

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