bees, honey and other sticky subjects

Monday, September 27, 2004

Oxfam Unwrapped -- a Christmas cracker

Oxfam are offering people the chance to buy a Christmas present for someone in the developing world. One of the gifts is a beehive with bees -- cost £84 (about $150). The initiative, called Oxfam Unwrapped, hopes to raise £1.5m by the end of the year. Other gifts range from two radios (£10) and two mosquito nets (£15) right up to a 45,000 litre water tank (£2160).

A 32-page catalogue containing the gift ideas is online at Oxfam stores will also have four specific gift vouchers for sale.


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