Our top five ethical Mother’s Day gifts | ActionAid UK

Every mum deserves a treat on Mother’s Day. But how can we show just how much we care… and choose an ethical gift, too? Explore our collection of ethical and eco-conscious Mother’s Day gifts, to suit even the most discerning of mums. 

Our ethical and eco-friendly Mother's Day gifts are sure to leaf a smile on your mum's face
Our ethical and eco-friendly Mother's Day gifts are sure to leaf a smile on your mum's face

Mother’s Day is fast approaching — don’t forget it’s Sunday 22nd March in the UK! We know every mum deserves a treat on Mother’s Day, but it’s not always easy to find an ethical and eco-friendly gift.

Luckily, we’ve made it easy! So why not leave the wrapping paper alone, steer clear of unwanted or wasteful gifts, and let ActionAid do the work for you.

Explore our collection of ethical and eco-conscious Mother’s Day gifts, to suit even the most discerning of mums. (Psst! They make a great addition to breakfast in bed.) 

1. Give a seed kit gift and celebrate Mother Nature herself (£48)

 

When land has been destroyed by environmental disasters, our seed kit allows farmers to rebuild their lives, giving them the seeds they need to restock their land and provide for their families.

So you’ll help families in need, be kind to the planet and put a big smile on your mum’s face. Tick, tick, tick!

Buy a seed kit

2. Give a goat gift and help a family grow crops (£30)

 

In Burundi, a lack of quality soil and seeds has made it difficult for families to grow vital crops.

But supplying them with a goat, to produce high-quality manure, can help a family grow crops and gain food security

So you know when you gift a goat with ActionAid, you can help a family long into the future. 

Buy a goat gift

3. Give a beehive gift and help women earn a living that’s kind to the planet (£35)

 

Perfect for the queen bee in your life, our beehive gift funds projects in Kenya to support women farmers.

Beehives can help a farmer build a sustainable livelihood, and your gift will support the nesting of honeybees, which is extra-important for the environment.

Hive-five!

Buy a beehive gift

4. Give a period kit and help women and girls manage their periods with digity (£11)

 

Mums know the importance of being able to properly manage your period.

So for a gift that can make a huge difference to the life and safety of a woman or girl, shop our period kit gift, which can provide essentials like sanitary pads, clean underwear and soap. 

Buy a period kit

5. Give a school backpack and help a child go to school (£7)

 

It might not be a bunny backpack, but at just £7 our school backpack gift will put a hop in your step.

A backpack can make an enormous difference to the life of a child, helping them go to school and get the education they deserve, even when a disaster has struck

So this affordable gift can change not only a child’s life, but a whole community.   

Buy a backpack gift

The difference your Gift in Action makes this Mother’s Day

Whatever gift you choose this Mother’s Day, you’ll be helping to change the lives of women and girls in poverty.

Because in the world’s poorest countries, ActionAid are working to end violence and fighting poverty so that all women, everywhere, can create the future they want.

Shop now to find our entire Gifts in Action collection, with gifts for every kind of budget, and every kind of mum.

Don’t forget to order by midnight on 18 March for your gift to arrive in time. Happy Mother’s Day!

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