Many teachers would rather receive an ethical gift that benefits children in developing countries - such as those from World Vision, Christian Aid and Oxfam, than chocolate or a bottle of wine, a survey suggests.
World Vision has launched its Alternative Gifts’ Christmas catalogue, encouraging the UK public to buy Alternative Gifts this Christmas and help make a life-changing difference to families and communities living with poverty around the world.
Christian charity World Vision has welcomed the recent launch of the International Health Partnership by Prime Minister Gordon Brown, which aims to draw donors and country governments together to deliver better global healthcare.
Leaders of G8 countries must take the next steps to meet their commitments to end extreme poverty and stop AIDS' devastation in the developing world, Christian aid agency World Vision has said in a paper released for this week's meeting of government development ministers.
International relief and development charity, World Vision, has joined the successful online virtual world, Second Life, to bring to life its Alternative Gift Catalogue http://www.greatgifts.org/GiftSelection/home.aspx through an interactive 3D developing community village.