Practical Action are a charity that uses their knowledge of technology to help as many of the world’s poorest communities as they are able.
They focus on sustainable solutions to the causes of poverty and implement frameworks that help people build their own way out of poverty.
The charity has been going for more than 40 years and implemented a large portfolio of solutions that have been of great practical benefit to communities who need help the most.
Practical Action has won awards for its work, including being a finalist in the 2008 World Habitat Awards for their work in Sri Lanka after the devastating tsunami.
Purchases from the Practical Presents website go to help people in communities in Latin America, Asia and Africa.
How it works
- You choose a Practical Present
- Place an order for it
- Practical Action will send you, or a loved one or friend, a gift pack
- The money from your gift goes to help people in some of the world’s poorest communities
The gifts are grouped into the categories
- Cool creatures
- Home sweet home
- Ready steady grow