Three extraordinary gift ideas with extraordinary impact

With Mothers Day around the corner, there is no better time to reach out to your family with a joyful message. At Ripple Effect, we have some quirky gifts that will not only bring a smile to your loved one, but will support families in rural Africa to become a force for change. Meet some of the people we work with to find out more:

Mariam, Uganda

Mariam has taken part in the Agriculture for Women with Disability Activity project. As a peer farmer, she now mobilises her neighbours and represents women with disabilities at a sub-county level!

Mariam Namukaya 10 min 1

“We now have the confidence, unity; it has connected us with many people across these districts... We are treated equally, caring and sharing.”

Mariam Uganda

Do you know an amazing woman like Mariam? Show your admiration with a Women Leaders gift

Abebech & Tigistu, Ethiopia

Training in activities like beekeeping not only help families diversify their income but increase crop yield and biodiversity. For Abebech and Tigistu, the extra income meant they could invest in their children's education:


“Now my son is an engineer because of Ripple Effect. He dropped out previously but now he is able to go to University to study engineering.”

Abebech Ethiopia

Do you know a nature lover? Send them a Brilliant Beehive gift to let them know you're thinking of them.

Josephine, Kenya

We all of the benefits trees offer for the climate, but for mothers like Josephine, trees can also offer nutritional nuts and fruit to keep their children healthy.

Josephine Nasambu 1 min 1

“We used to just eat boiled cassava and sweet potatoes. Now we eat a balanced diet and we eat three times a day.”

Josephine Kenya

Do you have a brilliant maternal figure in your life? Plant a Top-Notch Tree for them!

All our gifts can be sent as an E-card, so to avoid disappointment this Mothers Day, remember to choose the E-card option to have your gift sent straight to your loved ones' inbox!