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POSITIVE NEWS - Be a conscious shopper this Black Friday with these ethical gifts

Posted 26th November 2021 • Written by •

Buy the change you want to see in the world this Black Friday, with the help of these ethical gifts that are driving positive change for people and planet

A cookery class with migrant chefs

Migrateful runs cookery classes led by migrant chefs who are struggling to integrate and access employment, due to legal and linguistic barriers. The experience of learning to make authentic recipes from around the world, sharing food and meeting new people makes for a purposeful present. £20 online and £43.71 in person; 

Corkyogis yoga mats

For every yoga mat that it sells, Corkyogis donates 10 per cent of profits to Destiny Reflection, a charity that supports survivors of sex slavery and human trafficking in Kolkata, India. The natural, eco-friendly cork mats have great grip, even during strenuous sessions. Complete the gift by adding a sari yoga mat bag made by women and girls in Kolkata. £65; 

Sponsor a vaccine for someone in need

Gift wrap a Covid vaccine for someone in a lower income country this winter by donating on behalf of a loved one through Go Give One. Created by the WHO Foundation, the campaign prioritises those who need them the most in countries that cannot afford them, making this a potentially life-saving gift. From £4;

Positive News magazine gift subscription

Uplift someone this Christmas, with a gift subscription to Positive News magazine. Each issue features inspiring stories about what’s going right in the world, brought together in a certified carbon neutral magazine. Your recipient will receive the magazine throughout 2022, as well as a copy of the current issue at Christmas and access to the digital edition. £30;

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