I had been compiling a list of gift ideas aimed at fighting poverty and improving health in poor countries, but then saw that my colleagues at NPR central had already done it here.
For $36, you can prevent intestinal worms in nearly 1,000 kids. For $25, you can buy a poor family a better cook stove. Or you can get an original Hidalgo goat or chicken from Oxfam UnWrapped:
Any other noble gift ideas out there? I may still do a list of my own.