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Life-Changing Holiday Gifts for Cheep Cheep!


Written by Plant With Purpose on October 31, 2011 in General

Does the craziness of holiday shopping really get your goat? Are you looking for a gift that will breed joy like rabbits? What if there was a way to get all of your shopping done without running around like a chicken with its head cut off?

Well, look no further! Plant With Purpose’s online Holiday Village Market Gift Catalog offers a menagerie of alternative gifts that will let you check off your holiday shopping list with two shakes of a lamb’s tail. 

Find the perfect alternative gift for your family and friends by visiting our gift catalog. Make sure to download a greeting card that you can print out and send to those special people in your life!

Here are some examples of alternative gifts and their life-changing benefits for rural communities:

Provide Animals
Buy a brood of 10 chicks, a breeding pair of rabbits, goats, or sheep in honor of your loved ones this Christmas.

 

Plant Trees
Planting trees controls erosion and improves soil fertility. As a result, farmers grow more crops, children have food to eat, and the people have renewed hope. 

  • $10 –   Plant an orchard (10 trees)
  • $25 –   Plant a hillside (25 trees)
  • $50 –   Plant a grove (50 trees)
  • $100 – Plant a forest (100 trees)

Buy a Fuel-efficient Stove for $30
By reducing wood use by 50%, these stoves prevent deforestation and save time and money, improving the lives of rural women and girls who spend hours collecting firewood.


Plant a Nutritious Family Garden for $50
Family gardens improve health by providing important nutrition, decreasing food-born illness, and providing another source of income.

To find the perfect present for your loved ones (yes, even the black sheep in your family), check out Plant With Purpose’s gifts at www.plantwithpurpose.org/gifts. Avoid the holiday shopping zoo and give a lasting-and not-to-mention-adorable-gift without even leaving the roost!


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