World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. They work in nearly 100 countries, serving all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender. They believe in a full solution to poverty and injustice and provide emergency assistance to children and families affected by disasters and conflict, partner with communities for long-term solutions to alleviate poverty, and advocate for justice on behalf of the poor. Motivated by their faith in Jesus Christ, they serve alongside the poor and oppressed as a demonstration of God’s unconditional love for all people.
Water is a necessary resource for sustainable living, yet 748 million people lack access to clean water – the equivalent of nearly two and a half times the United States population. To address this crisis and to acknowledge water’s essential presence on the earth, the United Nations General Assembly declared March 22 as World Water Day in 1993.
I have been sent the blue umbrella, sporting World Vision’s logo and a call to save lives with water. It serves as a practical reminder that rainwater is considered a precious resource for people that lack established water systems. Also, I was sent the Royal Silk Scarf which is made with luxurious silk, using Fair-Trade practices. The blend of soft colors emulates the purifying qualities of water and the vibrant life that it sustains.
Your gift to help where most needed will address specific, urgent needs that might otherwise go unmet for a child, family, or community. As a memento of this gift, you’ll receive this gorgeous, adjustable silver cuff bracelet with an intricately laced vine pattern, designed by artisans in Old Delhi, India. This stunning piece is the result of once-mistreated jewelry makers banding together to support their families through fair trade practices. The donation is even tax-deductible, less the fair market value of $25.
You can accomplish so many great positive effects to people in need with a simple donation on this site. The scarf donation is $95. It is made by Vietnam’s Ma Chau villagers who weave these traditional silky smooth scarves, helping to provide them with a sustainable income. You can also get some other great gifts and successfully meet two goals at one time.
Let’s make a difference for World Water Day 3/22/15!
One lucky The Stuff of Success reader will win a Blue Umbrella and Royal Silk Scarf from the World Visions Gift Catalog. The prize will be sent directly to the winner from the sponsor. Please allow 6-8 weeks for shipping. The giveaway will run until 03/08/15 at 11:59pm EST. The winner will be chosen randomly via Giveaway Tools and will be announced on the Giveaway Tool Widget. Any taxes or other charges that may be part of the prize are the winner’s sole responsibility. The giveaway is open to United States residents only. You must be over 18 years of age and you guarantee that you are eligible by entering. We reserve the right to cancel any giveaway. No purchase is necessary. One entry per person per household.
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