We've sprouted some fabulous gift ideas this year — and this one gets a big (green) thumbs up! Give a vulnerable family seeds and training so they can grow their own vegetables and make a living.
"For myself, I am very happy, life is good. From all of the things we have been taught, we have been growing so many things that now we can sell some and make some money. It is easier for us now."
— Marcelina (pictured), farmer, Timor-Leste
In Timor-Leste, Oxfam provides seeds and training to help people grow a variety of vegetables to improve their nutrition and diversify the foods that families eat. The fresh vegetables help to make sure that families eat healthy food and have surplus vegetables that they can sell to earn a small income.
Wow you read right to the bottom of the page, now what? Here's some other fun things to try out: Why not buy a goat for a family or view all gifts to explore the different ways you can help transform the lives of people living in poverty.