Tag Archives | crowdfunding

Be a part of #GivingTuesdaySA!

Respond to a global call to action to harness our collective power as ordinary individuals to shape the world around us with BackaBuddy and #GivingTuesdaySA! Fundraise for an individual in need Create a campaign for someone who is unable to cover their medical costs, honour a local hero with an act of kindness, offer support […]

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Can’t leave the office on Mandela Day?

On the 18th of July, South Africans will celebrate what would have been Nelson Mandela’s 100th  birthday by reflecting on his 67 year commitment to social justice and servant leadership. On International Mandela Day, we are reminded of the legacy that united our rainbow nation and respond to a global call to action to harness […]

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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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