Provide a stable source of food & earnings
Goats are hardy, reproduce quickly and can be raised in a variety of climates to produce staple items such as milk, cheese and manure for farming—which can then be sold in the market.
$80 (per goat)
Protect a family from malnourishment
Your gift of a milk-producing cow will not only supply nourishment, but will also enable families to sell surplus milk in the marketplace so they can better provide for their children.
Flock of Chickens
Provide a sustainable source of food & income
Your gift will help train families and community groups to raise poultry and sell surplus stock and eggs in the marketplace.
Help families break the cycle of poverty
Your gift, which includes training on raising and selling pigs, gives families a better future fast. Pigs reproduce quickly, and piglets are ready for market in just six months.
Seeds, Tools, and Training
Provide families with the tools to thrive
This gift provides seeds, agricultural training and quality farming tools needed to cultivate a sustainable food supply from the land.
$45 (per share)
Help people in areas with low and erratic rainfall
Sugar beans are a drought-tolerant, high-protein, early maturing crop that can be intercropped with other crops—and provide a nutritious diet for children.
$45 (per share
Enrich families' food supply & farmland
Your gift of passion fruit, mango, avocado and banana trees will provide a sustainable source of nutrition and income. Fruit trees planted on hillsides are also used for erosion control.
$35 (per share)
Care for Moms & Newborns
Support the health of mothers and their babies
Newborns and expectant mothers are the most vulnerable to infectious diseases. Provide them with basic medicine and nutrition to survive and build the foundation for lifelong health.
$35 (per mother and child)
Educate children affected by AIDS
Give them the tools to succeed
Each year, HIV/AIDS leaves families vulnerable to sickness and death, impacting children’s lives. Your gift provides trained volunteer teachers, school supplies, and curriculum and learning materials needed to grow and learn.
$80 (per child)
Nurture & Nourish the Earliest Learners
Nourish their young minds
Your gift provides parent/caregiver support & learning groups that promote behaviors like healthy eating and family play to help kids develop cognitive, language, social, emotional and motor skills.
$15 (per child)
Vitamins & Preventive Medicine
Give children a foundation for good health
Hunger, lack of a balanced diet and prolonged illness or infection cause malnutrition in millions of children worldwide. Your gift provides a strong foundation for healthy growth.
$65 (per share)
Make home visits easier for community volunteers
Bikes help volunteers in rural areas cover greater distances, reach more homes, spend more time with families, work with more energy and even, on occasion, transport people needing additional care.
$95 (per bike)
Provide families with life's most basic necessity
By building water systems and offering the education needed to practice good hygiene, your gift protects entire communities from illness.
Disaster Relief Kits
Provide families with lifesaving necessities
Floods, hurricanes, earthquakes and civil unrest impact many of the people we serve. Your gift of food, clean water, medicine and blankets saves lives and fosters recovery.
$50 (per kit)
Wells & Water Systems
Supply a village with clean water
Your gift will provide clean water and training in well maintenance and basic hygiene—helping secure access to one of life’s necessities and allowing families to grow strong for the future.
Mosquito Nets & Training
Protect families from the threat of malaria
Your gift provides for the distribution of insecticide-treated nets and training on how to use them, how to recognize malaria symptoms and when to seek treatment.
Savings & Loan Groups for Women
Empower her through microfinance
By joining these groups, women have access to micro-loans and a safe haven for saving, and expanding small businesses enables them to manage their finances and find success in their communities.
$60 (per member)
Micro-Credit Loans for Women
Give her the tools to succeed
Through micro-credit loans and the training they need to start or expand small businesses, your gift enables women to increase their income, become independent and save for the future.
$200 (per loan)
Increase their access to information & resources
In addition to teaching reading and writing, this gift provides education on how government and financial institutions run and empowers community members in their decision-making.
$25 (per student)
Help youth pursue brighter futures
Your gift provides opportunities for disadvantaged and disabled youth to learn skills that will help them gain confidence and financial independence.
$100 (per student)
Gift Package #1
Share your community’s light with families
Band together to send this bundle of life-changing items: one goat and one pig; seeds, tools & training; clean water for a family; and care for moms & newborns.
$475 (per package)
Gift Package #2
Three pillars of asset-based community development
Send gifts from our three priorities (Children, Women and Climate): vitamins and preventive medicine; two savings & loan group memberships; mosquito nets and training for 25 families; and 10 disaster relief kits.
$985 (per package)
What you'll receive!
When you purchase Gifts for Life through Episcopal Relief & Development, you’ll give people worldwide the chance to transform their lives in lasting ways. With each gift you send, you’ll receive a complimentary printed card or e-card, telling your loved ones about the life-changing gift made in their honor.
Send an Easter e-card
Select our new Easter-themed e-card, which friends like you helped create, and then personalize your message! You can also schedule it so your message reaches your loved ones whenever you want it to.
Receive a printed card
We’ll send you a beautiful printed card so you can personalize and mail it whenever you’d like. There’s no better way to show your loved ones you care than through a compassionate gift made in their honor. Note: printed cards may take up to two weeks to arrive.