SA Medical Doctor crowdfunds over R1 Million for new Chemo Drug.

Paediatrician Registrar and mother of 2, Kerryn Neilson (32), from Midrand, Johannesburg has crowdfunded over 1 million rand towards a new chemotheraphy drug to save her life. Whilst in Germany visiting her sister in law, Kerryn discovered large, painless lymph nodes in the cervical, supraclavicular and infraclavicular areas (down the side of the neck and […]

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Everest Hike to raise R2million for Burn Survivors – Avela Foundation

It is estimated that 3.2% of the South African population annually sustain serious burn injuries and an astonishing 68% percent of South African children younger than 14 have experienced scalding burns in their short lifetime. The Avela Foundation, founded in 2015, is a non-profit organization that is committed to helping these kids on their road […]

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Climbing Table Mountain 365 days to empower the masses.

Andrew Patterson (38) an avid hiker and entrepreneur, originally from Johannesburg has put together an innovative crowdfunding campaign in hopes to transform 1 million lives in 365 days.   With his 365 Ubuntu Climbs initiative, Andrew has pledged to hike up Table Mountain everyday in 2018 to raise R1 million on donations-based crowdfunding platform, BackaBuddy. The funds […]

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BackaBuddy Raises R50 Million rand with contributions from over 70 000 generous donors.

We have witnessed the power of humanity and the kindness of strangers. We have been fortunate enough to be a part of amazing stories and to witness seemingly ordinary individuals doing remarkable things, through mobilizing the crowd. “As a platform, BackaBuddy allows us to come together as communities to support people and causes that we […]

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