Crowdfunding success – heirloom scarves and women’s empowerment

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APOCCAS – heirloom scarves, handmade virtuously  Earlier this year Alexandra du Sold had an amazing success with her project to raise funds for her new season collection of scarves by ‘pre-selling’ its pieces via attractive rewards at friends & family discount prices. The campaign on IndieGoGo raised £12,354 of its £9,000 goal in October 2013. … Continue reading

Crowdfunding Development – raising money and awareness

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Crowdfunding development awareness? I have worked for 20 years in development education – raising awareness of development issues in schools and communities across NW England. Funding this activity has always been difficult but in the current climate it is almost impossible. Development education should look to crowdfunding to fund or co-fund projects building support and raising … Continue reading