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Children play at an ActionAid-supported school in Thailand

Teachers are amazing! And now it’s the end of year, it’s about time we let them know just how much we appreciate them. So why not acknowledge all their hard work with a gift for your teacher that really makes a difference. 

This Father's Day 2019, your gift could help girls stay in school and get the education they deserve

For Father’s Day 2019, explore our alternative gift guide. Is he a foodie, a bookworm or an animal-lover? You’ll find unique ideas that might just surprise him this year.

Brides and grooms can choose to send a message of love, and change lives for good with an ActionAid wedding gift list

As wedding season approaches it can sometimes be difficult to remember what’s important. Seating plans and colour schemes can all too easily take over, leaving DIY wedding planners baffled by a to-do list full of things they never knew they would care about so much. I know because I’m planning a wedding myself, and have just emerged from the depths of centrepiece research (conclusion: it doesn’t matter). Amidst all the decisions - real or silk flowers? whether to brave the first dance? - we shouldn't forget what weddings are really about. Find out how brides and grooms can choose to send a message of love, and change lives for good, on their wedding day. 

Aung, 7, carries a goat in his village in Myanmar.

Why is everyone bleating on about goats?

Posted in Blogs 3 years 9 months ago

Goats. Well known for producing milk and cheese - not so well known for producing Christmas albums. But that's exactly what our friends at ActionAid Sweden have done, to raise awareness of how buying a goat as a Christmas gift can have a life-changing impact on women and girls in poverty. 

Your gift could support our livestock programme, helping women and their families achieve food security. Photo: Sabin Shrestha/ActionAid

With the run-up to Christmas upon us, here are five reasons to choose something different this year, with our collection of ActionAid charity gifts.