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Wonderful baby gifts for newborns and Baptisms

Give a unique charity gift to a baby born in 2019 We've got gorgeous presents, ideal for new babies, Baptisms and Christenings that will all help give the best start to babies born in poverty. Perfect gift ideas whether you're a grandparent, godparent, aunt, uncle or friend! Welcome a new baby Celebrate the birth of a baby by protecting other newborns with our life-saving gifts of The net that protects and Healthy mum and baby.Choose a beautiful Congratulations gift card that describes how this present will keep other babies and mums safe and healthy. Baptism gift ideas Welcome a baby into our global Catholic family with these thoughtful gifts that make a lasting difference.Trees for life plants five tree saplings...

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You've made an amazing difference!

Thank you to everyone who bought a World Gift this Christmas - you've made an enormous difference to families in poverty. With your help we can... Give over 2,000 Goats to farming families to give them milk and manure! Help 500 babies and children get a Birth certificate, meaning they can go to school. Spend over £75,000 getting clean, safe water to communities, preventing disease. Supply 505 Solar lamps to families - helping children to do their homework and breathe clean air Provide over 200 Pigs to families who want to start a farming business and lift themselves out of poverty. ... make an incredible difference to families in need around the world. Thank you. It's not too late to...

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Christmas gifts for her from World Gifts

Surprise your Mum, Auntie, Gran or girlfriend this Christmas with our range of unusual charity gifts for her. Whether you need a small Secret Santa gift, a treat for Nan, or a unique gift for your wife, you'll find the perfect gift for her with World Gifts. Our virtual gifts are Christmas presents that make a very real difference to women and children living in developing countries so they're the ideal alternative gift to yet another basket of smellies! Choose the perfect Christmas gift for her Help us be there for Mums and newborn babies this Christmas with our top gift of Healthy mum and baby. You'll receive a gorgeous gift card that describes this life-saving gift and includes space...

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Charity Gifts for health

World Gifts brought from our Health and Care Fund ensure that people in urgent need of medical attention receive the vital support and treatment they need. These gifts also support good hygiene practices and nutrition, protecting the health of vulnerable communities long term. In the western highlands of Guatemala, La Natividad Parish runs a mobile health clinic. A long recovery from civil war and annual droughts and food shortages contribute to the fact that as many as 60 per cent of children in this area have experienced chronic malnutrition. This clinic is just one of the mother-child health initiatives World Gifts supports to combat malnutrition. Santa Agripina’s youngest son, 14-month-old Jansel, had been so sick he’d nearly died, but was...

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World Gifts change lives

World Gifts are handpicked to make a real and lasting difference to families in developing communities and each charity gift bought means we can help more people in need.In Sindhupalchowk District, Nepal, the 2015 earthquake meant that 89 per cent of school classrooms being destroyed or made unsafe. As well as dealing with the devastation of their homes and the loss of family members, children like Nirjala risked losing the opportunity to go to school. But thanks to your support, CAFOD are helping to rebuild 34 schools. See our range of Education World Gifts Despite still living in a tiny, temporary hut, Nirjala feels positive about her future now that her school has been rebuilt and hopes to train as...

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