Ethical Mother’s Day gifts - gifts that give twice

By staff writers
March 2, 2009

Mother’s Day is fast approaching and many of us will be thinking of how best to let that special person know how much we appreciate her.

Instead of the usual gifts of chocolate, flowers or perfume why not give Mum something a little different? Celebrate Mother’s Day by giving a gift that just keeps on giving.

Present Aid gifts are a great idea for Mother’s Day. Present Aid gifts give twice. They represent a donation to Christian Aid’s life changing work in areas of poverty and crisis. So not only will you put a smile on Mum’s face but you will also be making a big difference to families who need your help.

Gifts start from as little as £8 and for a limited time get a FREE bar of delicious fairtrade ‘Divine’ chocolate with every Present Aid order, so Mum can still indulge on her special day!

For example, by purchasing a Mosquito Net for £26.00, you will be helping to prevent the spread of malaria, a disease that can deadly without the sort of medication we in the west take for granted.

Or, for £31.00 you could purchase a brood of chicks that will provide a family with 18 hens, two cockerels and training in how to look after them. This is truly a Mother’s Day gift that keeps on giving, because, of course, the family of chickens will reproduce and create a sustainable source of income and food for many years.

Perhaps mum would be pleased to know that her Mother’s Day gift had supplied a family in Bangladesh with a duck that will give them eggs that can both be eaten and sold at market? For just £24.00 you can help a family get a duck farm, a sustainable form of income that liberates poor people from the need to take out expensive loans.

Getting an ethical Mother's Day gift like these is very easy. Click here to browse the gifts available on the Present Aid website. There’s a big selection and you’re sure to find something suitable for Mother’s Day.

Select your Mother’s Day gifts, and then choose the message you want to send you Mum on Mother's Day. Your Mother will then receive a personalised greeting card, as well as a bar of fair-trade chocolate, explaining what has been given and how your Mother’s Day gift will make a real difference to lives of people in the developing world.

Browse the complete range of Mother’s Day gifts from Present Aid here

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