Christmas gift for an ebola sufferer

Invariably journalists write about Oxfam’s goats whenever charity Christmas gifts come up. A goat will give a family seven litres of fresh milk a week to drink and sell. But I don’t get paid to repeat the same message every Christmas.

Just when I was mulling the “what can I give other than a goat” issue over, I came across Unicef’s Ebola kit.

Now that’s a charity Christmas gift that is timely. The $55 pack contains soap, gloves, chlorine and protective gear for one health worker in affected areas of Africa. Continue reading

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