This is the best time to plan and make a beautiful list of gift ideas to give out to your loved ones, and the people around you.
Despite the fact that millions of people have lost their jobs this year, due to the coronavirus pandemic and the protest happening all around the black communities, we just have to find a reason to be happy, thankful, celebrate, reach out to people, give out gifts, no matter how small and make merry.
MBBA has done research and also made a guiding list, to aid you in making a great choice of gifts for this 2020 Holiday season.
These gift ideas are more of African stuff, you can get around the black communities.
In giving out gifts, the first thing that should come to your mind is; needs and wants. Find out what the recipient needs more and work towards it; but most importantly, work with what you can afford.
We made a list of Five best gift ideas, that aren’t common; these gift ideas, include items that black families crave for and would appreciate hugely.
Happy Holidays and happy shopping!
African Foods Hamper
Have you ever thought about giving out a hamper made of fresh vegetables, fresh frozen or dry seafood, turkey breast and fruits? Chocolates are good, but let’s go extra and organic; this is a lovely gift idea, it may sound weird but this is new to a lot of people, it’s healthy and beautiful. Holiday is a time to eat and no amount of food is ever enough; so this is one of the best gift ideas that should be on your list.
African-Americans are in love with African prints; shirts with colourful African images and the native cotton materials; and this festive season is the best time to get it for your loved ones. So go for it, get the colourful prints with lovely designs and go make someone happier in the next few weeks.
Beads are colourful accessories worn on the neck, wrist, waist and ankle. It comes in different colours and sizes. A lot of blacks are in love with beads; this is a lovely gift item to consider.
Consider the handmade caps and footwears, the symbolic art works, paintings, mugs, colourful African woven caps,twisted wrist bands, all made with colourful afro materials.
Spice up the seasons gifts with books; historical books, fictional books, exceptional stories and romance. When that TV show isn’t so interesting, we aren’t visiting anyone, the next item on our list of to do, is to read while sipping and munching.
Vouchers are open gifts; when you lack ideas or not so sure of what an individual may prefer, then go for vouchers. Vouchers to their favourite stores, to pick up their choice of gifts is just perfect. Vouchers are lovely gifts, ensure to stick on a budget.
It’s few weeks away to the big holidays; as we all look forward to it, it is also necessary to plan; get your gifts on time, to avoid the holiday rush and ensure you give an item to a loved one; it creates a stronger bond.