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.
22 Jul 2009

New Deputy Executive Director for Fairtrade Foundation


The Fairtrade Foundation has appointed Mike Gidney to the role of Deputy Executive Director in a move that will help the organisation deliver its ambitious objectives for 2012. _________________________________________
22 Jul 2009

Massive discounts on ethical holiday packages


The ethical travel company - Co-operative Travel - are currently offering some fantastic deals via their website. For example, you could save up to 60% on a trip to the Algarve or Corfu, or up to 36% on a trip to Egypt. _________________________________________
17 Jul 2009

Ethical and educational charity gifts for teachers


All teachers know that children are the future of any country's success. It is no different for African children. Their education is key to future economic growth and lasting democracy, leading to greater stability and improved standards of living. The current state of education in Africa, however, is plagued by a lack of funds, teachers, textbooks, and equipment. _________________________________________
17 Jul 2009

Educational Gifts for Teachers


In truth, what gives teachers the most pleasure is seeing their children learn. That's why ethical, charity gifts work so well and have become so popular in recent years. _________________________________________
17 Jul 2009

Educational charity gifts for teachers


Are you thinking of buying your child's teacher an end-of-term gift? Instead of giving unwanted gifts that inevitably just end up cluttering the teachers desk, why not give a charity gift? These ethical charity gifts make the perfect end-of-term gift for your child's teacher. _________________________________________
16 Jul 2009

Ethical and charity gifts for teachers


Why not buy your teacher an ethical gift this summer and invest in the future of a poor country at the same time? Currently, 45 million children in Sub-Saharan Africa don’t get the chance to go to school. Primary school enrollments and literacy rates in Africa are among the lowest in the world. Many children cannot afford to go to or stay in primary school. _________________________________________
26 Jun 2009

Ideas for ethical valentines day gifts


Below is a short guide with a few links and sources of information that we've found useful for those who would like to have a more ethical valentines day. _________________________________________
23 Jun 2009

New fairtrade women's clothes – women's clothing that’s fairtrade


There are now a great range of fairtrade clothes including fairtrade women's tops to choose from. Here is a selection of the new tops available. _________________________________________
16 Jun 2009

Take advantage of 2009 energy price cuts on electricity and gas


Its still not too late to take advantage of recent price cuts and get the best deal – particularly on green electricity and gas. _________________________________________
16 Jun 2009

Farming charity gift – Charity gifts to help farmers


Fairly traded coffee

In many parts of Africa 80% to 90% of people live in extreme poverty. Parents struggle to feed their children, and the life expectancy of many children in around five years. Adults rarely live beyond the age of 50 years. _________________________________________