modern gyro/accel like MPU6050 is actually 6dof and not even similar in performance to the old ITG3200/ADXL345 combo. and if you cannot order from china then maybe this hobby is not for you. if you ask nicely i think your mother will allow use of her credit card on ebay or aliexpress. now that invasense released their new 9150 w/compass the 6050 prices have plummeted. about $2-$3 for a tiny breakout board with 6050 gyro/accel, regulator, led, etc..