9 December 2012

Oxfam Charity Gifts

Today's post is a bit different from the usual because it isn't fashion or beauty related. I wanted to tell you about Oxfam's Charity Gift schemes.

The idea behind this is instead of buying someone a Christmas present that they don't really need you buy people in poverty a present instead. This can range from a share in a farm yard, a goat or safe drinking water. The prices range from as little as £5 to £100 with lots of prices in-between so it is suitable no matter your budget.  When you have bought the gift you get a card with more information and it can be personalised. This can be sent directly to their house or to you to put under the Christmas tree so they still get a present to open on Christmas day.
During Christmas it is so easy to get consumed by materialistic desires for things we don't really want or need. Your money can make a huge difference to peoples lives and after all it is the Christmas spirit to help others. This is the perfect present for the person who has everything or the person that is famously hard to buy for (Dads I am looking at you). Plus it is pretty impressive to tell people you got someone a goat for Christmas!

To see the full range of presents and prices click here for the Oxfam website.

What do you think of this scheme? Have you bough anything from it before?
Thanks for reading!x


  1. I've studied this 'give a goat' scheme in Geography and it's really sustainable so you can guarantee that this gift will help a family out in the long term and will change their lives forever. Great post! :)
    Frankie xx

    1. That is really good to know because I was worried it might not be sustainable. You can also tick a box saying you give person for the money to spent where it is most needed too x

  2. Oh what a fantastic idea! So lovely how such a small thing makes a huge difference :)


    1. It is! So much better than getting someone a present they wont want x

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    1. Whoever though of it at oxfam was on the ball! I entered your giveaway x


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