Caz's Useful Gifts Shop - Christmas 2022

Caz's Useful Gifts Shop - Christmas 2022
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A message from Caroline Illingworth:

Useful Gifts mean love for our neighbours, compassion, generosity and justice. Each gift represents a contribution to a long-term project by Tearfund's partners. They work hand-in-hand with communities, empowering people to bring about the change they want to see. Be a part of spreading joy this Christmas by buying a Useful Gift card!

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Buy any of these poverty-fighting gifts to help communities in need:

What you receive

  • Choose from a printed card or download-and-print pdf card (or no card, just a tax-deductible receipt).
  • Links to download-and-print cards are emailed to you after checkout.
  • The amount you have donated will not be on the card.
  • Printed cards:
    • A blank envelope for your card.
    • Free standard postage within Australia (5-7 working days) or $6 for Express Post (2-3 working days). Express Post cards will normally be sent the same day if the order is made before 1:30pm AEST. Please note: Express Post only operates in these areas within Australia.
    • Note: We cannot ship printed cards outside Australia (but you can still order the digital cards).
    • Note: We do NOT write on your cards—they are delivered to you to personalise.
  • A tax-deductible receipt.
  • A blank envelope for your card.

Item Card Type Price Quantity
$5.00 - Chickens

Help provide training and supplies for a family to raise chickens, giving them nutritious eggs to eat and a source of income too.

Chickens

Help provide training and supplies for a family to raise chickens, giving them nutritious eggs to eat and a source of income too.

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$5.00
$5.00 - Early Learning

The gift of early learning supports children from marginalised backgrounds who struggle in school without solid foundations for learning. Pre-school helps young kids prepare to thrive, and this gift provides opportunities to socialise, build confidence and start learning.

Early Learning

The gift of early learning supports children from marginalised backgrounds who struggle in school without solid foundations for learning. Pre-school helps young kids prepare to thrive, and this gift provides opportunities to socialise, build confidence and start learning.

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$5.00
$5.00 - Health and Nutrition

Many children around the world suffer from diseases that are preventable and treatable. This gift provides children and families with access to effective health care and nutrition and hygiene education to keep them strong.

Health and Nutrition

Many children around the world suffer from diseases that are preventable and treatable. This gift provides children and families with access to effective health care and nutrition and hygiene education to keep them strong.

$5.00
$10.00 - Seeds and Tools

Help set a family up for gardening success! With training, seeds and the right tools, a family can get thriving vegie patches going, providing them with healthy food to eat and share.

Seeds and Tools

Help set a family up for gardening success! With training, seeds and the right tools, a family can get thriving vegie patches going, providing them with healthy food to eat and share.

$10.00
$10.00 - Teacher Training

Without sufficient resources and training, teachers can struggle to nurture their students. Empower a teacher with training and support so that they can unlock the potential of their students and create confident communities.

Teacher Training

Without sufficient resources and training, teachers can struggle to nurture their students. Empower a teacher with training and support so that they can unlock the potential of their students and create confident communities.

$10.00
$15.00 - First Peoples: A Healing Journey

This gift supports the Christian organisation Strong Women Talking, a movement of First Nations women who are passionate about breaking the cycle of violence caused by domestic and family violence and sexual abuse.

First Peoples: A Healing Journey

This gift supports the Christian organisation Strong Women Talking, a movement of First Nations women who are passionate about breaking the cycle of violence caused by domestic and family violence and sexual abuse.

$15.00
$25.00 - Adult Literacy

Many adults facing poverty never have the chance to complete their schooling. This gift helps adults access rights, build confidence and enjoy new possibilities through literacy skills and learning opportunities.

Adult Literacy

Many adults facing poverty never have the chance to complete their schooling. This gift helps adults access rights, build confidence and enjoy new possibilities through literacy skills and learning opportunities.

$25.00
$25.00 - Good Food

Food insecurity is on the rise globally, and it has so many impacts on people’s health and overall wellbeing. This gift empowers farmers with training, resources and support so that they can grow nutritious food for themselves and their communities.

Good Food

Food insecurity is on the rise globally, and it has so many impacts on people’s health and overall wellbeing. This gift empowers farmers with training, resources and support so that they can grow nutritious food for themselves and their communities.

$25.00
$25.00 - Safe Water

Clean, safe water is essential for a healthy life, but more than two billion people lack safe water at home. This gift helps people access life-giving clean water and reduce preventable diseases.

Safe Water

Clean, safe water is essential for a healthy life, but more than two billion people lack safe water at home. This gift helps people access life-giving clean water and reduce preventable diseases.

$25.00
$30.00 - Disability Access

Poverty can compound challenges for people living with disabilities. Support from people around them can make a huge difference. This gift supports people living with disabilities, and their loved ones, to enjoy meaningful opportunities, restored relationships and avenues to contribute to community transformation.

Disability Access

Poverty can compound challenges for people living with disabilities. Support from people around them can make a huge difference. This gift supports people living with disabilities, and their loved ones, to enjoy meaningful opportunities, restored relationships and avenues to contribute to community transformation.

$30.00
$35.00 - Hand Washing for Health

Disease can spread easily when basic hygiene supplies are lacking, but simple measures like effective hand washing can stop the spread of disease and keep people safe and healthy. Help provide communities with a hand washing station and hygiene education.

Hand Washing for Health

Disease can spread easily when basic hygiene supplies are lacking, but simple measures like effective hand washing can stop the spread of disease and keep people safe and healthy. Help provide communities with a hand washing station and hygiene education.

$35.00
$40.00 - First Peoples: Family Wellbeing

This gift helps train Indigenous Community leaders around Australia to work with families in their communities and support positive change. Supporting training in culturally appropriate techniques to strengthen relationships, this gift will equip these leaders to be better able to support people to live in healthy families and stronger communities.

First Peoples: Family Wellbeing

This gift helps train Indigenous Community leaders around Australia to work with families in their communities and support positive change. Supporting training in culturally appropriate techniques to strengthen relationships, this gift will equip these leaders to be better able to support people to live in healthy families and stronger communities.

$40.00
$50.00 - Goat

A gift of a goat will empower a family with a new source of nutrition and income! As well as providing milk and manure fertiliser, goats can be bred and passed on to other families, sharing the benefits throughout the community. Buy a goat and contribute to a long-term poverty-fighting project.

Goat

A gift of a goat will empower a family with a new source of nutrition and income! As well as providing milk and manure fertiliser, goats can be bred and passed on to other families, sharing the benefits throughout the community. Buy a goat and contribute to a long-term poverty-fighting project.

$50.00
$50.00 - Healthy Mums and Babies

Poverty creates many challenges for mums and babies. Help them overcome these hurdles and thrive, with a gift that supports pre- and post-natal care, volunteer birth attendants and health education.

Healthy Mums and Babies

Poverty creates many challenges for mums and babies. Help them overcome these hurdles and thrive, with a gift that supports pre- and post-natal care, volunteer birth attendants and health education.

$50.00
$50.00 - Women's Empowerment

Lasting transformation happens when women are supported, connected and empowered. This gift impacts individual women, their families and communities through Self-Help Groups, training and income-generation activities.

Women's Empowerment

Lasting transformation happens when women are supported, connected and empowered. This gift impacts individual women, their families and communities through Self-Help Groups, training and income-generation activities.

$50.00
$60.00 - Business Kick-Starter

Without a stable source of income, families can struggle under the burden of poverty. Help secure a livelihood and improve social participation by kick-starting a small business through a support network, training in new skills and access to a loan.

Business Kick-Starter

Without a stable source of income, families can struggle under the burden of poverty. Help secure a livelihood and improve social participation by kick-starting a small business through a support network, training in new skills and access to a loan.

$60.00
$70.00 - Community Health

These children have good reason to smile: along with their families and neighbours, they’re enjoying transformed hope and health. Empower vulnerable communities to overcome health challenges with access to life-giving care and services.

Community Health

These children have good reason to smile: along with their families and neighbours, they’re enjoying transformed hope and health. Empower vulnerable communities to overcome health challenges with access to life-giving care and services.

$70.00
$70.00 - Toilet

Not only do toilets improve hygiene, they also provide safety, dignity and better health outcomes for everyone. Whether a school toilet block or a household latrine, this gift helps lead to healthier, empowered communities.

Toilet

Not only do toilets improve hygiene, they also provide safety, dignity and better health outcomes for everyone. Whether a school toilet block or a household latrine, this gift helps lead to healthier, empowered communities.

$70.00
$100.00 - Community School Class

Accessing education can be a huge challenge when students face barriers such as living in remote communities, conflict and lack of resources. This gift helps create brighter futures for students in difficult contexts through access to schooling.

Community School Class

Accessing education can be a huge challenge when students face barriers such as living in remote communities, conflict and lack of resources. This gift helps create brighter futures for students in difficult contexts through access to schooling.

$100.00
$100.00 - Mental Health Care

The impacts of poverty and conflict can affect mental wellbeing. A network of care and support helps people as they navigate their mental health journey. This gift connects people with mental illness and their families with trained support workers and access to psychiatric services.

Mental Health Care

The impacts of poverty and conflict can affect mental wellbeing. A network of care and support helps people as they navigate their mental health journey. This gift connects people with mental illness and their families with trained support workers and access to psychiatric services.

$100.00
$150.00 - Disaster Preparedness

When a disaster strikes, people living in poverty are especially vulnerable to its impacts. This gift will provide immediate funds to our partners in the event of an emergency so that they can respond as soon as possible with life-giving assistance. It will also help people in communities to prepare for potential disasters, through support like training in first aid and how to keep safe in storms and cyclones.

Disaster Preparedness

When a disaster strikes, people living in poverty are especially vulnerable to its impacts. This gift will provide immediate funds to our partners in the event of an emergency so that they can respond as soon as possible with life-giving assistance. It will also help people in communities to prepare for potential disasters, through support like training in first aid and how to keep safe in storms and cyclones.

$150.00
$250.00 - Climate Resilience

Tackling climate change offers a profound opportunity to create better lives for people. This gift helps people living in poverty to meet the challenges of a changing climate, and empowers Australian Christians to speak up and act for a more sustainable future.

Climate Resilience

Tackling climate change offers a profound opportunity to create better lives for people. This gift helps people living in poverty to meet the challenges of a changing climate, and empowers Australian Christians to speak up and act for a more sustainable future.

$250.00
$490.00 - Hope in Hard Places

Support life-giving work in some of the world’s most complex environments. This gift supports Christian partners who work courageously and tirelessly for hope and transformation in communities where people face the extremes of poverty and injustice.

Hope in Hard Places

Support life-giving work in some of the world’s most complex environments. This gift supports Christian partners who work courageously and tirelessly for hope and transformation in communities where people face the extremes of poverty and injustice.

$490.00
$990.00 - Social Enterprise

Help unlock new opportunities for people facing poverty through entrepreneurship and enterprise. This gift helps Christian partners to provide training, seed funding and opportunities for entrepreneurs in developing countries to build viable businesses with positive social impact.

Social Enterprise

Help unlock new opportunities for people facing poverty through entrepreneurship and enterprise. This gift helps Christian partners to provide training, seed funding and opportunities for entrepreneurs in developing countries to build viable businesses with positive social impact.

$990.00
$1,900.00 - Well

When a reliable source of water isn’t available, health and livelihoods are held back. A safe and sustainable source of water, and the training and resources to maintain it, can make all the difference for an entire village.

Well

When a reliable source of water isn’t available, health and livelihoods are held back. A safe and sustainable source of water, and the training and resources to maintain it, can make all the difference for an entire village.

$1,900.00

* Should the number of items sold or the funds raised exceed the amount needed for the projects these gifts are intended to fund, Tearfund Australia will redirect donations to similar development work.