Save the Children-WaterMore and more couples are looking for ethical options for their big day and charity wedding lists are becoming a popular choice – Give It, a not-for-profit organisation, operate a series of charitable gift lists including The African Wedding List, a simple to use online wedding list service, where instead of toasters and kettles, marrying couples can sign-up to a list that contains gifts of donations to a variety of charities that work across Africa.

Give It offer a service that mirrors a traditional wedding list – donations are wrapped up like gifts so users can see what a particular donation could fund for each charity and a gift list is made up of donations to a variety of charities. Charities participating in The African Wedding List include AfriKids, Save the Children, Sightsavers International, Street Child Africa, Tree Aid, War on Want and many others. Couples select a group of charities; guests select a donation to the charity of their choice.

Everything’s been kept simple and online and it’s easy for couples to check up on donations made and messages left by guests.AFWL logo There are no charges for couples, no minimum total expected and there are no hidden costs for guests – every penny they spend goes to the charities and all the costs of the service are covered by the Gift Aid reclaimed on donations made.

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