Ebay for Charity

Support Let Them Help Themselves out of Poverty when you shop or sell on eBay. This is made possible by the eBay for Charity program which has helped eBay buyers and sellers donate hundreds of millions of dollars to thousands of charities (and we’re one of them!)

  •  MAKE US YOUR FAVOURITE! First, personalise your shopping experience to benefit our organisation by making us your Favourite charity on eBay. This will help us more than you know.
  •  DONATE TO US IN EBAY CHECKOUT: By making us your Favourite, you will automatically see Let Them Help Themselves out of Poverty as your preferred charity when you buy anything on eBay, making it easy to add $1 or more upon checkout.
  •  SELL YOUR ITEMS TO BENEFIT US: Last but not least, help us instead of a thrift store: sell your used items on eBay and donate as little as 10% (1% for vehicles) or up to 100% of your sale to benefit us. When you sell, simply look for the eBay for Charity signature blue and yellow ribbon next to “Make a donation.” Check out the benefits you’ll receive:

    + eBay will waive your Final Value Fees to the extent you donate. (e.g. donate 20% and see 20% of your Final Value Fees waived)

    + The tax credit from all of your donations is yours to keep.

    + Items that benefit charity sell better, as buyers trust sellers that support charity more.

    + Help the world by upcycling/recycling. Plenty of items that might otherwise end up in a landfill can be readily used by others that may not have the means to buy something new.

    + Feel good for doing good.

  •  SELL YOUR USED VEHICLE TO BENEFIT US: Unlike other charity auto programs, you can sell your used vehicle on eBay and donate up to 100% to benefit Let Them Help Themselves out of Poverty. This often can result in a larger donation than the $500 or less you may receive from a dedicated charity auto program. Sell and donate the proceeds today.

Send a chicken : We have eggs

If you have been following our progress on the Send A Chicken to an African Woman , you will be pleased to hear that we finally have eggs, 750 and counting.

It has not been easy getting here. Our Program Managers will share lessons learned in due course but one of the challenges we encountered was the fact that,  some of the chicks turned out to be cocks. This reduced the number of eggs the women can expect.

2016-07-01 11.41.03-1Betice is the lady with most eggs so far, 75! She still has one cock with the hens but it seems he’s encouraging the ladies to lay consistently. She and her family are extremely excited.

2016-07-01 11.41.03-2Jane’s hens have just completed their first tray (30 eggs). Jane is one of the 9 ladies who still have 10 hens and she’s foreseeing a brighter future now that they’re all laying

2016-07-01 11.41.03-3

Caroline is the only group member who opted for a free range system once the feed LTHT provided finished. She has 9 hens and so far they have laid 20 eggs.

2016-07-01 11.41.02Sylvia has 7 hens (2 cocks and 1 died). She’s got so far 18 eggs – in the picture only 13 – but the next day she got 5 eggs so she’s really happy that her hens even they are few they’re consistently laying.

I hope you can agree with me when I say that our Program Managers have done a fantastic job, in mobilising the women, training and getting them to this position.

The women have an opportunity to generate income from the sell of eggs and hopefully save enough money to restart the program without further intervention form LTHT

 

African Inspired event in aid of Sanitation matters to girls

A special African Inspired Dinner event is happening in Walton on Thames, Surrey on 18th October to raise money for project in Uganda that is providing training and skills for girls – specifically providing new sanitation and toilets at training workshops. Read more

%d bloggers like this: