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Give girls a head start

£17.00

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Your gift will help to give girls missing out on an education the chance to go to school, and those already there the support to keep on learning. It can help Oxfam convince communities and governments that girls deserve an education too, and encourage them to provide the facilities and equipment that schools need. As a result of this work more girls will be able to get an education and go on to have a brighter future.

This gift supports our Investing in the Future (IN) projects.

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Give girls a head start

It’s not easy getting an education if you’re a girl in Niger – almost 700,000 girls never go to school. But Oxfam reading clubs are helping to give them a better start. Oxfam supplies the reading clubs with equipment and books, plus support for the teachers, and Nana is just one of hundreds of girls who’ve joined. It’s given her the opportunity to improve her reading, and the chance to compete in local reading competitions. The results have been remarkable. Children’s reading skills and motivation to learn have improved, as have teaching standards, while competitions mean parents can see the benefits of schooling. “I never attached much importance to reading clubs. But when my daughter finished second in a competition I was overjoyed. From now on, I’ll spare no effort to support my children in reading club activities.” - Chaïbou Hama, parent of reading club student

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All Oxfam Unwrapped charity gifts can be sent instantly or on a date of your choosing by choosing the e-card option at checkout

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About this item

Your gift will help to give girls missing out on an education the chance to go to school, and those already there the support to keep on learning. It can help Oxfam convince communities and governments that girls deserve an education too, and encourage them to provide the facilities and equipment that schools need. As a result of this work more girls will be able to get an education and go on to have a brighter future.

This gift supports our Investing in the Future (IN) projects.

Delivery & returns

All gifts are sent by 1st class post within 2 working days of when you place your order.  An optional delivery contribution of £1.90  per order for deliveries within the UK will be suggested during checkout, to help us cover costs. You can pay the suggested amount, increase or decrease your contribution, or pay nothing at all. You choose.

If you're in a hurry you can also send a gift e-card, at no extra cost, which you can choose to have sent immediately or on a date set by you.

Please note that Oxfam Unwrapped gifts count as a donation, so our no quibble returns policy does not apply, and under Charity Commission rules, we are unable to give you a refund.

You can find out more about delivery and returns in our help section.

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When you buy an Oxfam Unwrapped gift you can be confident that the real gift will be sent to where it's needed most.   

We will send you (or your friend or family member if you prefer) a gift card that tells them what they've been bought and how it will help to improve someone's life.  You can add little extras during checkout, which are posted at the same time, or choose to send an e-card.

You'll be given the opportunity to personalise your gift card or E-card during checkout and specify your delivery details.