August 2017 MISS SA HELPS RAISE FUNDS FOR YOUNG GIRLS | Daily Sun http://www.dailysun.co.za/News/Entertainment/miss-sa-helps-raise-funds-for-young-girls-20170809 THIS CAPE TOWN TRANS WOMAN IS CROWDFUNDING HER GENDER AFFIRMING SURGERY http://www.mambagirl.com/article.asp?artid=10719 This Cape Town trans woman is crowdfunding her gender affirming surgery http://www.mambaonline.com/2017/08/08/cape-town-trans-woman-crowdfunding-gender-affirming-surgery/ Miss South Africa backs educational fund-raising drive for girls this women’s month @Official_MissSA http://jozistyle.joburg/miss-south-africa-womens-month/ Funding campaign for … More Hot Off The Press
Miselwa (20) from Khayelitsha, Cape Town found her love for story telling while studying drama in high school. After matriculating from Cedar High School of the Arts in 2014, she set her heart on AFDA to pursue her acting dreams. Above: Miselwa Miselwa was raised by her dad and her aunt in the township after … More Suspended Student Crowdfunds Back to School.
Since the start of the Knysna fires, 35 campaigns have been set up on Backabuddy (A local crowdfunding platform) to crowdfund for the devastated families. Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters’ appeal to save her hometown of Sedgefield from the widepread fires and Mr South Africa, Habib Noorbhai’s campaign to raise R1,200,000.00 for Cape Town’s destitute, … More Miss SA & Mr SA go Crowdfunding with Backabuddy!
By 2020, there will be one million unfilled coding jobs due to lack of education. The Digital age has changed the environment we live in. Coding has become the universal language of this era, in the future not learning this skill will make navigating the working world as challenging and alienate non-coders, as coding will … More By 2020, there will be one million unfilled coding jobs due to lack of education.
Backabuddy is proudly South African Crowdfunding Community with a cause. We facilitate kindness and champion change! At Backabuddy we have strict vetting procedures in place to ensure safe and secure donations. Our relationship with our project creators are based on trust and transparency, to give our generous donors peace of mind. On the 7th of June, … More Knysna and Plett Crowdfunding Campaigns
The Comrades marathon this year is an “UP RUN” starting at the City Hall in Durban and finishing at The Scottsville Racecourse in Pietermaritzburg on the 4th of June 2017. The 86,73 km race is an historic event embedded in our heritage and was built on the foundation of friendship and camaraderie. This year 17 … More Rainbows & Smiles – Crowdfunding at The Comrades.
Billiard Molongoana works seven days a week as a gardener and handyman to earn money to fund his passion: The Naledi Football Club in Site C, Khayelitsha. Billiard used to walk home in the evenings, and see the boys in his neighbourhood, playing soccer in the streets, kicking anything from empty cool drink bottles to … More Kind-hearted Billiard, Crowdfunds for Soccer Kits.
The 2007 MBA classmates from the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business, are honouring a decade of friendship in a very special way. On the 30th of April 2017, UCT alumni, Russell Martin sadly passed away, leaving behind his wife IIze, his two young boys, Oliver and Conner and his friends and family … More A Decade of Friendship lives on.
Raqeeb Palm, was diagnosed with Aplastic Aneamia in October 2016, at just three years old. Raqeeb is from Heideveld (Athlone area) Western Cape. After noticing unusual bruising on his body his mother, Zaida Palm had the doctors run a few tests to find out the root of the problem, the results from the blood test … More Raqeeb (3) Isn’t making enough making enough blood to survive.
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