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Are you Ready? Year-end giving starts on #GivingTuesday – Dec 1

On 1 December 2020, following the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday & Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season when many individuals focus on their holiday & end-of-year giving. Harnessing the power of social media & collaboration, #GivingTuesdaySA encourages individuals and non-profits alike to reach out to their communities, with the aim of creating meaningful social change […]

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How to create a crowdfunding campaign in South Africa

Crowdfunding is the practice of funding a project online by receiving many small donations from a number of individuals through the use of social media and the press. Through emotive storytelling, imagery and video content, campaign creators are able to present their cause to the public to reach their specified fundraising target. In 2020, BackaBuddy, celebrated R200 Million raised for charitable causes across the […]

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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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