World Vision Gift Ideas & Balinese Necklace [Giveaway, Ended 12/10]

World Vision Education

If you aren’t familiar with them, World Vision offers a fantastic concept in gift giving. Featuring more than 250 items which are available either online or from their print catalog, each purchase you make will help improve the quality of life for women, children and families in the U.S. and around the world.

Browsing their catalog is heart warming, full of beaming, smiling faces hoping for a chance to go to school, have clean water become available nearby, or to welcome a new goat to the family!

World Vision Hero-CleanWater

Yes, those are real things you can purchase through World Vision, and donate to a family or child in need.

Here’s a cool example.

For $35, you can donate 5 ducks to a hungry family in the Phillipines! They’ll benefit from hundreds of large, protein-rich eggs all year long. Extra duck eggs and hatched ducklings can be sold to buy medicine or help send a child to school.

A duck also offers valuable down-feathers, famous for their thermal insulation and padding — great for use in bedding materials and warm clothing, or to fetch much-needed income at the market. Ducks even produce fertilizer that can dramatically increase crop yields.

World Vision Ducks


World Vision Handcrafted Gifts ~ Balinese Necklace

Another great option is to select from World Vision Handcrafted Gifts that include a nice variety of beautiful accessories.  These purchases in turn help support the diverse and talented craftsmen who make them – in countries such as India, Vietnam, Guatemala, or Kenya.

Chose from a lovely variety of everything from silver cuff bracelets, hand carved African soapstone boxes, hand woven silk scarves, a tote or purse, to a variety of necklaces and bracelets.  I chose this lovely Balinese Multi-Strand Necklace….


It arrived in a pretty jewelry pouch, gift wrapped in a sheet of white paper with a heart drawn on it in red marker – awwww!  I thought that was a really neat, personal touch.  It’s long and quite beautiful, I love the ocean blues and earthy greens and browns.  This particular necklace is handmade by an artisan in Bali who helps children get the education she never received herself.

Watching this short video clip (less than 1 minute) will give you a great look at a few of their most popular World Vision Hand Crafted Gifts.  Beautiful!



World Vision Gift Catalog

World Vision Gift -Animals

Since it began in 1996, the World Vision Gift Catalog has grown in popularity as a gift-giving alternative; last year alone more than 822,000 people were helped through the Catalog.

To order from World Vision’s Gift Catalog, visit or call 855-WV-GIFTS.

Learn more about World Vision on their Facebook page at /WorldVision and Twitter at @WorldVisionNews using the hashtag #GiftCatalog.


Balinese Necklace ~ The Giveaway

World Vision has offered to send one of my winning readers a beautiful Balinese Multi-Strand Necklace, which sells for $85.

Enter using the form below.  Open to US residents, ages 18+.  Void where prohibited.

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  1. Beth Hill says:

    LOVE the artisan multi-colored necklace!

  2. My favorite is the SIlver Vines Cuff Bracelet.

  3. Deb Jackson says:

    I love the royal silk scarf and the twisted wooden spoons.

  4. Arik Issan says:

    Hand-woven Thai purse is quite nice

  5. Tammy Schweitzer Catterton says:

    what a piece of art in jewelry Silver Vines Cuff great bracelet

  6. Austin Baroudi says:

    The hand-woven Thai purse!

  7. The African Soapstone Box is beautiful.

  8. I love the silver vines cuff bracelet, though there are so many things that are so beautiful!

  9. I like the Silver Vines Cuff Bracelet.

  10. Vicki Howes says:

    I like the Thai Necklace & Bracelet (Red)

  11. I like the silver vines cuff necklace.

  12. Lee Mckoen says:

    i love the silver cuff

  13. The Silver Vines cuff bracelet is my favorite

  14. Jesselyn A/Jesstinger says:

    Aside from the lovely prize necklace, I love the Royal Silk Scarf and the Colors of Asia Necklace (or the Colors of Asia Necklace & Bracelet Set! Gorgeous!)

  15. I like the Fair-Trade Coffee Set.

  16. I love the silver cuff bracelet

  17. I love the Silver Vines line! This necklace is beautiful as well.

  18. Karen Martin says:

    I like the Colors of Asia Necklace. Thanks

  19. Julie Waldron says:

    I like the Thai Patchwork Tote.

  20. Marilyn Nawara says:

    The Royal silk scarf is beautiful

  21. Maryann D. says:

    I do like the Royal Silk Scarf, it is so colorful

  22. My favorite is the Multi-color Beaded Cross Necklace.

  23. Yolanda Scott says:

    I like the silver vines cuff.

  24. Thank you for taking the time to promote World Vision-this necklace is lovely.

  25. tina reynolds says:

    I really like the Fair-Trade Coffee Set.

  26. Ashley Miller says:

    I love the Royal Silk Scarf! It is beautiful! TYSM for the chance!

  27. I love the Balinese multi strand necklace.

  28. Richard Hicks says:

    I likje the Thai Necklace & Bracelet (Red)

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