The Fields of Life Store

Fields of Life Gifts: it's the gift that keeps on giving. Help an East African family become self-sustainable with a practical gift, a Gift of Life. View all our different Gifts of Life items below. Purchasing a gift has an amazing effect on the people of East Africa.

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How gifts work

Gifts

A Bible

A Bible

Euro: €8.00

The gift of a Bible will provide children in our schools in East Africa with the best gift of all ...the gift of life.

School Poultry Project (10 Chicks)

School Poultry Project (10 Chicks)

Euro: €12.00

The gift of a hen provides excellent nutrition, and will allow schools to sell the eggs at market.

Solar Lamp

Solar Lamp

Euro: €21.00

This will enable a child to study after dark. It replaces kerosene lamps and candles, therefore, reducing fire risks.

I AM GIRL Kit

I AM GIRL Kit

Euro: €8.00

This will provide a young girl with 4 reusable sanitary towels, pants, soap, wash bag, a towel and advice on menstrual hygiene.

School Piggery Project (1 Pig)

School Piggery Project (1 Pig)

Euro: €60.00

An average sow can provide a school with 16 - 20 piglets a year and is a good source of income.

Water Filter

Water Filter

Euro: €75.00

Passing dirty water through these filters removes the organisms that cause diseases such as diarrhoea, typhoid, worms and cholera, thus providing clean and safe water.

Training of Water User Committee

Training of Water User Committee

Euro: €420.00

Water user committees are part of a Community Based Maintenance System for water sources. The committee oversee day to day operation and maintenance of the water source.

Agricultural Skills Training (Student)

Agricultural Skills Training (Student)

Euro: €46.00

This enables students to be trained in different agribusinesses including dairy farming, vegetable growing, crop farming, piggery, poultry, use of farm equipment and financial and records management on the farm.

Educational Skills Training (Teacher)

Educational Skills Training (Teacher)

Euro: €52.00

Teachers are taken through tailored 3-5 day training on methods of teaching, Science curriculum interpretation and implementation, Thematic curriculum interpretation and implementation, Child Protection and promotion of life skills. All of the training is aimed at improving learning outcomes.

Mattress 4x3 ft

Mattress 4x3 ft

Euro: €28.00

This gift will provide a safe and comfortable sleeping place for a school child or family in Central East Africa.

Hand Washing Facility

Hand Washing Facility

Euro: €460.00

The hand washing facilities are made up of a 200 litre tank which is permanently mounted on a platform. Water is collected from nearby roofs and the tank can also be filled manually. A small tap enables water to be released for hand washing.

Protected Spring

Protected Spring

Euro: €2300.00

Surface Springs occur where the groundwater naturally comes to the surface, filtered through rock and soil. Protecting a spring involves the clearing and fencing of an area above the spring to ensure the water remains clean and directing it to run continuously through a pipe.

Rainwater Harvesting Tank

Rainwater Harvesting Tank

Euro: €2300.00

This system collects rainwater from rooftops using a system of guttering and pipes and stores it in 10,000 litre tanks which are often connected to a network of taps. The tanks have a mesh at the inlet to remove dirt that may accumulate on the roofs.

Ventilated Improved Pit Latrine

Ventilated Improved Pit Latrine

Euro: €5750.00

Installed in schools, the 4 stance ventilated improved pit latrine is fully equipped with disability access, larger stances and support handles. They also include hand washing facilities and a washroom for girls.

Borehole

Borehole

Euro: €7200.00

This small diameter well is machine drilled to depths of typically 50-100m, and can provide more than 300 people per day with clean and safe water. The well is protected with casing and installed with a village level operation and maintenance (VLOM)hand pump.

How vouchers work

Vouchers

School Agriculture Voucher

School Agriculture Voucher

This voucher contributes towards the purchasing of agricultural items for Fields of Life partner schools, for example: livestock, tools to work the land, seeds for growing crops and training. By starting agriculture projects these schools can generate an income which will help to sustain the school, pay salaries, provide meals for our school children and ensure they receive a quality education.

Water Sanitation and Hygiene Voucher

Water Sanitation and Hygiene Voucher

Before age five, 1 in 5 children in Africa dies because of dirty water. The presence of clean water has the ability to transform lives, uplift communities, eradicate disease and create prosperity. Fields of Life is able to provide the most cost-effective rate of construction as a result of owning and operating its own equipment. Fields of Life will make a difference, inspire change, bring hope, and transform communities.

Textbook Voucher

Textbook Voucher

At Fields of Life, we believe that education is the key to giving a child hope for a brighter future, and text books are an integral part of a strong educational system. Teachers and pupils can really benefit from the gift of text books, as it will provide resources and information accessible for further studies and educational ideas.

Playground Voucher

Playground Voucher

This voucher contributes towards the purchasing of playground equipment such as swings, merry-go-round, slide, see-saw and climbing frame. Play time is a very enjoyable part of the day for school children everywhere. Most schools in East Africa do not have play items and use makeshift tyres and sticks as games.