Lifestyle - All

Ekklesia is not just a think-tank, but also a 'do-tank.' Here you can find a range of ideas on how to make your lifestyle greener, shop ethically, live more simply or take action on a range of justice and environmental issues.
8 Mar 2007

Give an animal care package



Give the gift of an animal care package, Oxfam will supply All the food, water, vet care and shelter our funtastic farm animals need, plus training for their owners – helping to make life better for them all. Click here to vist the Oxfam Unwrapped Gift Collection _________________________________________
8 Mar 2007

Give clean water


Oxfam gives clean water

Dirty water kills. More than 25,000 people die every day because of water-borne disease. With water filters, tap stands and tanks to supply water to 1,000 people a day, we have the solution that saves lives. Give the gift of safe water. Click here to vist the Oxfam Unwrapped Gift Collection _________________________________________
8 Mar 2007

Give a fishing net


Fishing nets given through Oxfam

This gift will help poor communities work together to fish their way out of poverty – providing nets, boats, equipment and training. Click here to vist the Oxfam Unwrapped Gift Collection _________________________________________
8 Mar 2007

Give the gift of trees


Planting trees with Oxfam

Giving the gift of trees helps communities to help themselves. Trees provide food and shelter. They are also a source of fruit and nuts, leaves and pods for fodder, bark for medicines and resins for chemicals. Click here to vist the Oxfam Unwrapped Gift Collection _________________________________________
8 Mar 2007

Give the gift of school dinners


School dinners from Oxfam

School dinners encourage children living in poor communities to go to school and learn to read and write. The lack of food in places such as East Africa, though has meant children have gone without education. Click here to vist the Oxfam Unwrapped Gift Collection _________________________________________
8 Mar 2007

Give some fertiliser


Give fertiliser through Oxfam

This isn’t a gift to be sniffed at! Soil degradation can have devastating effects, and the rising trend in fertilizer prices in international markets has had a significant impact on developing countries. Click here to vist the Oxfam Unwrapped Gift Collection _________________________________________
8 Mar 2007

Send some books to Africa


Children helped by Oxfam gifts

Literacy remains a major barrier to the development of African countries. Despite the progress achieved since 1990, the absolute number of African adults who cannot read or write has increased to 136 million. Click here to vist the Oxfam Unwrapped Gift Collection _________________________________________
21 Feb 2007

Energy saving lightbulbs - buy cheap energy saving lightbulbs


More and more people are switching to low energy, energy saving light bulbs, and there are a number of places like the Natural Collection where you can get a wide range of energy saving lightbulbs very cheaply indeed.< _________________________________________
21 Feb 2007

Eco-nappies - reusable nappy system


There are a number of strong arguments for using reusable nappies. It is a little known fact that children in cloth nappies tend to toilet train about six months sooner than those in disposable nappies. _________________________________________
21 Feb 2007

Fairtrade tea and fairtrade coffee from Cafe Direct


Fresh fairtrade coffee

Cafe Direct Fairtrade coffee is blended using beans from Latin America, Africa and the Caribbean, all carefully grown at different altitudes, some up to 6000ft. _________________________________________