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Give true essentials 2011/12 gift guide
UNICEF Survival Gifts UNICEF is the world’s leading child-focused humanitarian and development agency. Our work extends to every child. By plane, boat, train, truck, motorcycle, foot, donkey, or camel, we deliver your gifts to the poorest, most vulnerable children in the world’s most inaccessible places. Nowhere is too far to go to secure a child’s survival. Give gifts from our carefully chosen Survival selection, and give children what they need most to survive and to thrive.
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Education page 6
Water page 10
Food page 12
Emergency page 14
Play page 16
Here’s how it works:
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We’ll send your gift to where kids need it most, guaranteed!
Thanks to the generous support of the Zinc Saves lives initiative of Teck Resources ltd., gifts with this symbol will be matched dollar for dollar up to $75,000. Zinc is an essential micronutrient for healthy development.
SURVIVAl MAP In 2010, UNICEF Survival Gifts helped children in 69 countries survive and thrive. With the help of generous Canadians like you, we delivered a staggering number of essentials throughout the world, including: Nepal 105,000 Plumpy’Nut® packets 1,224,000 Micronutrient powder sachets 4,520 Therapeutic milk sachets Somalia 120,000 High energy biscuits
Sierra Leone 692 Bicycles 129 4WD vehicles 121,500 Bed nets Ghana 6,000 Vaccine carriers
Niger 312,100 HIV test kits 10,313,800 Exercise books 60 School-in-a-box 211,500 Pens and pencils 140,850 Bed nets
Nigeria 2,625,000 Plumpy’Nut® packets 30,810,000 Polio vaccines 936,000 Oral rehydration salts 35,042 Therapeutic milk sachets
Cameroon 3,600,000 Water purification tablets
Burkina Faso 6,000,000 Polio vaccines
Chad 5,533,500 Plumpy’Nut® packets 500,000 Oral rehydration salts 8,323,000 Polio vaccines 34,020 Therapeutic milk sachets
Democratic Republic of Congo 92 4WD vehicles 33,300 Therapeutic milk sachets 12,918,400 Anti-infection tablets
anti-infection tablet packages
Afghanistan 271 Tents 9,664,800 Micronutrient powder sachets 40,000 High energy biscuits 44,465 Therapeutic milk sachets
Kyrgyzstan 16,390 Water sanitation kits
Turkmenistan 90,000 Storybooks
Bangladesh 3,000,000 Water purification tablets Ethiopia 158 4WD vehicles 4,784,000 Measles vaccines
Malawi 1,000 Soccer balls Uganda 150 School-in-a-box 2,482 Soccer balls
Yemen 1,800,000 Oral rehydration salts
Pakistan 46,124,600 Anti-infection tablets 1,877,600 Micronutrient powder sachets 1,805,400 Plumpyâ€™NutÂŽ packets Cambodia 3,808,800 Micronutrient powder sachets 200 First aid kits Myanmar 3,984,000 Water purification tablets 1,207,500 Measles vaccines
In places with few health resources, where even food and clean water are scarce, children depend on UNICEF – and you – for survival. Choose to give a gift of health, and know that the results will last a lifetime.
New Life Bundle This vital kit supplies a maternity ward with medical supplies and equipment, basic drugs, and sterilization and resuscitation equipment for the safe delivery of ﬁve babies. CONTAINS: A kit for ﬁve baby deliveries
$185 U N H 7E
Vaccine Pack With this gift, you will come between children and deadly diseases, ensuring more children have a chance to grow up. A critical pack of three vaccines. CONTAINS: 73 Polio Vaccines • 73 Tetanus Vaccines © UNICEF/NYHQ2011-0194/Zaidi
• 83 Measles Vaccines
Support a Child Orphaned by AIDS
Imagine the difference you could make to a child who has lost parents to AIDS. These children are often left to fend for themselves and care for siblings. Your gift provides one child with food, vitamins, medicine, school supplies and the knowledge that someone cares. CONTAINS: Support for one child
Mobile Health Unit
Save dozens of young lives, including those of children living in remote communities. A bicycle equipped with a vaccine carrier and two critical vaccines is a simple, highly effective way to keep children healthy. CONTAINS: 1 Bicycle • 1 Vaccine Carrier • 50 Measles Vaccines • 50 Polio Vaccines
Baby Health Pack
Join UNICEF Ambassador Mia Farrow in ensuring babies get the best start in life by protecting them before and after they are born. Mothers receive HIV testing, tetanus vaccinations, and an official birth registration for their child, giving children a chance at a better life. CONTAINS: 9 Birth Registrations • 9 HIV Test Kits • 9 Tetanus Vaccines
1 888 777 0380
When you help girls and boys develop knowledge, skills and self-esteem through education, you give them the tools to avoid life-threatening risks, overcome daunting challenges, and shape their own future.
Pencils for a School Rarely does something so simple hold the potential to make such an impact. Put a pencil in a child’s hand – equip a whole school with pencils – and open the door to learning. © UNICEF/NYHQ2010-0211/Noorani, © UNICEF/NYHQ2005-0090/Mun
CONTAINS: 1,000 Pencils
$20 U N E1E
School-in-a-Box When crisis strips a community of its educational resources, this inspiring gift transforms a tent or the shade of a tree into a school. Includes a blackboard, exercise books, teaching posters, pencils and much more. CONTAINS: Educational toolkit for 1 school
Send a Child to School Who wouldn’t love the gift of making a child’s dream come true? Honour someone special by ensuring a child has a chance to go to school and receive a high quality education that sets him or her on track for a positive future. © UNICEF/NYHQ2011-0644/Asselin
CONTAINS: Education & supplies for 1 child
Learning Bundle Help five children grow brighter, stronger and more imaginative. They may become the leaders of change for tomorrow! This bundle is a true pleasure to give – and pure joy for kids to receive. © UNICEF/VTNA2007-00932/Holmes
CONTAINS: 1 Soccer Ball & Pump • 5 Storybooks • 5 School Supply Sets
Literacy Pack For children living in poverty, achieving literacy can be a powerful, life-changing achievement. A stellar choice for the teachers and mentors in your life! CONTAINS: 14 Exercise Books • 38 Pencils © UNICEF/NYHQ2006-1416/Pirozzi
• 6 Storybooks
1 888 777 0380
GREATEST NEED GIFTS Make the greatest impact! When you choose this gift, we’ll put your contribution to work where the need is currently most critical. You’ll play an invaluable role in bringing life-changing nutrition, education and relief to the children who need it most, wherever they are in the world. Urgent Aid
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Scan to donate! The chance to make a difference is in your hands! Scan this barcode using a QR Reader on your mobile device to make a greatest need donation from your smartphone to children who need it urgently. Download a QR scanner from your device App Store or App World.
GIFTS OF SHARING you pick the card – they choose the gift category! Let your friends and family select the gift categories closest to their hearts. By selecting a UNICEF Gift of Sharing card you extend the spirit of sharing to those important to you and reach out to children in need. Each gift comes with a beautiful card and contains information about the four high-need areas for children. Water Health Play Education
It’s easy and thoughtful. Step 1: You choose a card amount. Step 2: Present the gift for a special occasion. Step 3: They choose the category to help children.
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*Gift of Sharing cards not designated within 12 months of purchase will be put toward where the need is greatest for children, and cannot be redeemed for cash. Cards are non-refundable once they have been purchased.
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Gifts to honour those who appreciate the essential things in life! Basic, vital and powerful, clean water is truly critical to survival. Every day, over 4,000 children die due to unclean water and inadequate sanitation.
Local Water Pump Where children are thirsty, where babies die for lack of hygiene, where girls must forgo school to find water, abundant local water is a magical, transformative gift. CONTAINS: 1 Water Pump for a community
$500 U N W4 E
Family Sanitation Kits
Water Purification Tablets
Each kit includes collapsible water containers, soap and water purification tablets – everything needed for safe hygiene practices that help keep diseases at bay. CONTAINS: Water Sanitation Kits
A single tablet can mean the difference between a child’s survival and mortality. Your gift provides a whole family with 3 months’ worth of vital, clean water. CONTAINS: 3,335 Tablets
for 3 families
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Globally, waterborne illnesses are
the second leading cause of death for children under the age of 5. Of the close to 900
people who lack access to clean water, almost half
Water Health Bundle Ensure that water is not only thirst-quenching but also life-saving. This bundle enables water collection and purification, and safe hygiene practices. CONTAINS: 3 Water Sanitation Kits • 235 Oral Rehydration Salts
• 650 Water Purification Tablets
UNICEF provides children with clean
water and sanitation in more than 100 countries.
1 888 777 0380
When food is scarce, these UNICEF gifts provide lifesaving nutrition. Formulated for maximum impact, these vital gifts save children and quickly strengthen weakened young bodies.
Family Survival Food Pack When crisis hits, families are often cut off from food supplies. This highly effective, nutrientpacked ration bundle staves off malnutrition in children. CONTAINS: 15 Plumpy’Nut® Packets • 20 Therapeutic Milk Sachets
• 40 Micronutrient Powder Sachets • 50 High Energy Biscuits
Plumpy’Nut® Boost a child’s chance of survival with this therapeutic, peanut-based food. Three packets a day will help a malnourished child gain up to two pounds in a single week. CONTAINS: © UNICEF/SRLA2011-0119/Asselin
$10 U N F 1E
Malnutrition Relief Bundle Give nourishment that raises nutrition levels quickly to save children at risk. Therapeutic Plumpy’Nut and High Energy Biscuits will help malnourished children quickly gain healthy weight. © UNICEF/NYHQ2007-1909/Noorani
CONTAINS: 42 Plumpy’Nut® Packets • 420 High Energy Biscuits
Therapeutic Milk Your gift provides 6 litres of milk – a necessity at emergency feeding centres. Added vegetable fats, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals make this gift a life-saver for malnourished children. © UNICEF/NYHQ2010-1499/Noorani
CONTAINS: 10 Sachets
Baby Booster Pack Give a young child a solid start in life! A heartwarming gift for the mothers and fathers in your life, the Baby Booster Pack fills critical nutritional gaps for small bodies. © UNICEF/NYHQ2007-1906/Noorani
CONTAINS: 16 Therapeutic Milk Sachets • 144 Micronutrient Powder Sachets • 120 High Energy Biscuits
1 888 777 0380
Give a priceless gift – survival in the face of overwhelming crisis, and a priceless chance to grow up. We guarantee delivery to children and families in desperate need of help.
Emergency Relief Pack Having essential supplies when an emergency strikes makes all the difference. Every Emergency Relief Pack provides life-saving supplies to children and families in crisis situations. CONTAINS: 1 First Aid Kit • 2 Water Sanitation Kits • 70 Measles Vaccines • 149 Oral Rehydration Salts • 360 High Energy Biscuits
Winter Survival Pack Give struggling children what they urgently need to survive – protection from diseases, essential nutrients to build strength, and clean water. © UNICEF/NYHQ1993-1521/LeMoyne
CONTAINS: 100 Micronutrient Powder Sachets • 85 Measles Vaccines • 85 Polio Vaccines • 500 Water Purification Tablets
Child Survival Kit
Emergency Health Pack
Weakened by conditions of disaster, children easily fall prey to preventable diseases. Intervene for child survival with strengthboosting rations and vaccines.
Dehydration and water-borne infection are quick to follow disasters. The Emergency Survival Pack is designed for rapid, life-saving intervention.
CONTAINS: 50 Plumpy’Nut Packets
CONTAINS: 554 Anti-Infection Tablets
• 53 Measles Vaccines
• 230 High Energy Biscuits
• 380 Oral Rehydration Salts
• 1,668 Water Purification Tablets
20 million children © UNICEF/NYHQ2007-0526/Nesbitt
have been forced to flee their homes because of conflict and human rights violations.
Over the course of 2010, UNICEF responded to more than
290 humanitarian situations in 98 countries.
First Aid Kit Put emergency response on the move. When children need immediate aid, this all-essential kit lets mobile health care workers arrive equipped to help and to heal. CONTAINS: 1 First Aid Kit
1 888 777 0380
$27 U N R1E
“When I was 6, I got my first soccer ball - it was the best present I ever had.” David Beckham, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador
Play is essential for every child! It heals the effects of trauma, teaches teamwork, fuels imaginations and gives children relief from the burdens of their circumstances.
Soccer Ball & Pump Join David Beckham in bringing joy and laughter to the world’s children! It’s as easy as a soccer ball tossed into eager hands and a pump to keep it in play. A gift as delightful to give as it is to receive! CONTAINS: 1 Soccer Ball & 1 Pump
$32 U N P4 E
Few children affected by extreme poverty ever own a bicycle. Through your gift, a child can fetch water, do chores, get to school faster – and have fun.
Books fuel a child’s intellect and imagination. Give children the chance to read and learn with your gift of local-language storybooks.
CONTAINS: 1 Bicycle
Library Pack (21 Storybooks)
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Writing & Sketching Pack
Put notebooks and pencils into the hands of children who might not otherwise have a chance to write or draw.
Help children overcome the traumatic effects of disasters and conflict. With enough paint, chalk, crayons and paper for six children, this caring, creative gift opens doors to healing.
CONTAINS: 20 Pencils &
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80 Pencils & 80 Notebooks
CONTAINS: 1 kit for 6 children
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Pack a powerful GIFT! Make a great difference in a child’s life with a single high-impact item, or choose a multi-pack to reach more needy children with your gift.
BED NET In Africa, one in six child deaths is due to malaria. An insecticide-treated net is a simple, very effective way to save precious lives.
$10 U N H1E
WRITING & SKETCHING
Help kids imagine and express new possibilities in life. Your gift educates and inspires children.
20 Pencils & 20 Notebooks 80 Pencils & 80 Notebooks
Plumpy’Nut® Malnourishment plays a role in onethird of child deaths. This calorie-rich food helps to quickly bring malnourished children out of the danger zone.
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Box of 105
Be kind to the environment. Please recycle.
$10 U N F 1E
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unicef.ca/gifts 1 888 777 0380
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