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Four Gifts That Give Back to Women

Are you looking for gifts with a little more meaning behind them this holiday season? We've got the perfect list for you! All of these gifts help support World Pulse in our mission to lift and unite women's voices to accelerate their impact for the world. Tap into the true spirit of generosity with gifts that represent hope and possibility, and speak directly to the heart.

1) World Pulse gift sets from Prosperity Candle

Prosperity Candle Gift SetLet someone know they bring light into your life with handmade candle gifts from Prosperity Candle. Tea infusion, sandalwood, and lemongrass-sage scented candles are made with soy blend wax by Burmese women who have recently resettled in the US and are creating a brighter future for their families.

In the Beauty, Courage & Possibility Set, World Pulse travel tin candles come nestled in a beautiful jewelry bag, hand-embroidered in fine detail by resilient Afghan women living in refugee camps and striving to rebuild their lives. You can buy all three scents in the Travel Tin Set.

Each gift provides fair wages to an Afghan and Burmese woman, and 10% of your purchase goes directly to World Pulse. Order by December 19 for guaranteed delivery by December 24.

Purchase Beauty, Courage & Possibility Set

Purchase Travel Tin Set

2) Books for a cause

Powell's BooksIf you have an avid reader on your gift list, you can use the affiliates links for either Powell's or Amazon.com and between 5%-8% of any purchase will go to World Pulse. Bookmark these links and use them for your holiday shopping—and anytime you use these stores! If you can't decide what to get, here are a few inspiring reads:

  • Half the Sky by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

    When it was first published in 2009, Half the Sky drew the world's attention to the untapped leadership potential of women. It lists joining World Pulse as one of the top 4 things you can do in 10 minutes to support women globally.

  • Grandmother Power by Paola Gianturco

    A heartwarming gift for a grandmother in your life, this book reveals an unheralded grandmothers' movement fighting for a better future for grandchildren everywhere.

  • When Women Were Birds: Fifty-four Variations on Voice by Terry Tempest Williams

    “Once upon a time, when women were birds, there was the simple understanding that to sing at dawn and to sing at dusk was to heal the world through joy.” In this book, author Terry Tempest Williams reflects on voice through her mother's silence.

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3) GaiamTV membership

GaiamTVGive the gift of a curated online "conscious media" library from lifestyle store Gaiam. Start with the World Pulse Women Changing the World collection. A percentage of purchase goes to World Pulse. No shipping required makes this a great last minute gift!


View the Women Changing the World collection from GaiamTV

4) Donation to World Pulse

World PulseA donation to World Pulse is a great gift for someone interested in creating big impact for women. By making a donation in honor of someone special, you are celebrating their positive contributions to your life—and helping World Pulse to create a better future for women around the world.


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