ERDO gift catalogue

 

 

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anxious had ear surgery

Emergency Children’s Medical Fund - $25 or any amount

ERDO responds to children’s special or emergency medical needs every year. A gift to this fund helps us respond quickly when requests come for things like repairing broken bones, providing large and small surgeries, or treating severe cases of malaria. 

Anxious, the girl pictured here, is just one example of how this gift works. She received ear surgery in 2015 and is now able to hear. Read her thank-you letter to donors here: Letter-from-Anxious

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 ERDO packpacks

Uniforms or backpacks - $60

This is so important because in some areas, children can’t attend school when they don’t have a uniform. Other times, children need a new backpack to carry school supplies. This gift provides a brand-new uniforms and backpacks to a child waiting for sponsorship in an ERDO ChildCARE Plus location.

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 mosquito nets

Fight the bite! Anti-Malaria Mosquito Nets - $20

In countries like Malawi, malaria is the leading cause of death in children under the age of five. Purchasing a treated bed net ensures that a child will be better protected, more comfortable and not bitten by malaria-carrying mosquitoes while he or she sleeps. These life-saving nets will be distributed to children in need. 

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 little boy with cookies smiling

Cookies for Kids - $3.50 provides biscuits for 5 children for one month

Matched 4:1

Pre-school children in our nutrition program in Bangladesh receive 11 high-energy biscuits six days a week. These are no ordinary cookies as they provide essential vitamins and nutrients to improve child health. Through a 4:1 Canadian Government grant made possible through our membership in the Canadian Foodgrains Bank, your donation will actually feed five children! Read more about this program...

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 super seeds

 

 *NEW* Super Seed Packs - $15

What a great stocking-stuffer! Seeds for gardens help families to have the dignity of growing their own food. Match this gift with a hand-hoe and watering can and you can provide a family with the tools they need to feed themselves. Seeds will vary by location and will include things like maize, beans, ground nuts and pigeon peas.

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Fruit Tree Saplings - $20

This Christmas gift grows!  You can give four orange or mango saplings to an individual or family. The fruit can be used to eat and increase vitamin intake or it can be sold so that income is generated to help with other basic needs.

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 hand hoe watering can

Hand Hoe & Watering Can - $30

Imagine watering your own plants with no sprinkler, hose or large container to collect water in. Give a hand hoe and watering can to a family in one of ERDO’s agricultural projects and help them increase their own food supply.

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 The Healthy Garden Bundle

*NEW* The Healthy Garden Bundle - $65


Bundle the seeds, fruit tree saplings, hoe and watering can into a fantastic gift of hope. This would be a perfect gift for your friends and family who grow their own food, and can appreciate growing healthy produce to eat.

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 bio sand filter little girl and daddy

Bio-sand filters - $235

A very simple technology is changing lives in Cambodia. A water filtration unit which uses simple, easy to access materials, is providing clean water to families. Your gift provides a family with a Bio-sand filter and an eco-latrine.  Our partner is raising matching funds so that in addition to this, each family will receive health training.

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 Honduran Bio-sand filters

Honduran Bio-Sand Filters - $190

Using the same simple technology as Cambodia, in Honduras your gift of $190 will provide a family with a bio-sand filter and family health training.

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 zimbabwe wells

*NEW* Zimbabwe School Wells- Any Amount
Matched gift!

Your gift to this project will be matched dollar for dollar, doubling the impact! A friend of ERDO is donating one dollar for each dollar raised for school wells in Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe’s water is deep below the surface of the earth, so drilling a deep bore well is the only option. Each drilled well costs $20,000, a gift of any amount will be matched by our generous donor.

 

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 tube wells in Bangladesh

Tube Wells for Bangladesh - Any amount


Tube wells are sunk into the ground to reach clean sources of water and are used in countries that are closer to sea-level, such as Bangladesh. The tubes are linked to hand pumps, so with a little pumping that creates suction, the fresh water is drawn. Your donation contributes to the high-quality construction, materials and the monitoring of the tube well to ensure that it remains well cared for. Each well costs $2,225, but you can contribute any amount.

 

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 namoruputh health centre

Namoruputh Health Centre - Any amount


Though officially opened, there is still work to be done on the Namoruputh Health Centre in northern Kenya to meet the medical needs of over 50,000 people in the Loima district. The next nearest medical facility is 90 km away so the health centre serves a critical role in the provision of many health services. Give a gift of any amount, and help with the purchase of items to stock this facility, and expand the unfinished areas of it.

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 plumpy nut

*NEW* Plumpy’Nut - Any amount
Matched 7:1!


Help us distribute this specialized food to 3,000 malnourished and at-risk children in Somalia. The high-energy peanut-based product is an amazing and delicious source of protein in an easy to use format. The most important thing is that it saves the lives of children suffering from malnutrition. Through special government and partner matching funds we will receive $7 for each $1 donated.

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 community trainers for ERDO

*NEW* Community Trainers - Any amount

Training people is a real gift, because it’s a gift that will be passed on to strengthen families against poverty and illness. ERDO’s programs impact communities through teaching opportunities in the areas of nutrition, family health, water and sanitation. Help transform communities by funding a trainer.

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black chicken

Chickens - $25 for a hen and rooster

The gift of a hen and a rooster makes it possible for families to raise their own chilckens, providing meat and eggs for family consumption or sale.  This allows families to have a constant source of protein to eat and a way to meet other household expenses.  The cost includes all the needed materials to raise the chickens.

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 woman carrying a goat

Goats - $100

The milk provided by goats is a great source of protein and vitamins needed for the growth of strong bones and teeth in children.  As goat herds grow, the sale of milk and meat can also help provide for school fees and other family needs.

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 donkey in desert

Donkeys - $280

Donkeys are the means to transport water and firewood for household use and sale. They can also be rented by the hour to generate household income. The gift of a donkey is an opportunity for a household to gain independence through income generation.

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litle girl with family food relief packs

Family Relief Packs - $75

People need emergency food and basic necessities in time of crisis. ERDO meets the needs of individuals and families by providing nutrient-rich foods and other essentials such as medicines, blankets and hygiene supplies during emergencies.

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 motorbikes for ERDO workers

Program Worker Motorbikes - $3,000

Motorbikes are essential to the delivery of many ERDO programs as they allow on the ground workers to visit project areas and visit beneficiaries in remote locations. Due to poor road conditions and amount of use, heavy duty motorcycles are required.

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a women sewing after microfinance loan

Microfinance Loans for Women - $75

Wezesha, ERDO’s microfinance program, is in its sixth year in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and its second year in Burundi.  Women receive starter loans to assist their small businesses. The Wezesha program has increased family income, nutrition and the rate of children enrolled in school.  Learn more..

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