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New social impact campaigns on StartSomeGood, 2 March 2015

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The new crowdfunding campaigns which launched on StartSomeGood this week include a new app which will help women connect up and travel home safely at night, a project supporting survivors of domestic violence in Cambodia and an intelligently designed book bag which doubles as a desk and solar powered light for students in Maharashtra, India.

step out appBuild an App to ensure Women Get Home Safe by Women Helping Women Get Home Safe. This project is being developed in Sydney, Australia as a tool to connects women with other women travelling home at night so they can feel, and be, safe together.

Philadelphia libraryHelp Queen’s Memorial Library by Helping Hands Philadelphia. This non-profit wants to help this local, free library in Point Breeze by providing it with new tables, new computer programs including Microsoft Office and establishing a partnership between the Library and local universities for the purpose of providing after-school tutoring for area students.

YELO study lightYELO Empowering Student Education by Prayas Innovation. This project has created an intelligently designed book bag, which doubles as a desk, a bag, and a solar-powered LED light to help students studying in the remote villages of Maharashtra, India. This technology was recently profiled in Forbes India magazine.

horses in a fieldHelp us Give Horses in Need a Second Chance by Project Epona. This newly formed Not-For-Profit horse rescue charity is located on the NSW Mid North Coast of Australia. It aims to facilitate & promote equine welfare by rescue, rehabilitation & rehoming of neglected, abandoned & slaughter bound equines.

chec logoHelp Cambodian Survivors of Domestic Abuse – by Cambodian HIV-AIDS Education and Care. CHEC aspires to create and run a financial literacy/entrepreneurship program for survivors of gender-based violence. This project will provide the opportunity for survivors of GBV in the Sa Ang district of Phnom Penh, mainly women, to get training in entrepreneurship and financial literacy.

woman sewing

Social Enterprise for People with Disabilities – by RH Degreen.  This project, based in Cambodia, is creating a sewing center that will produce school uniform and clothing products to sell in markets to raise money to support people with disabilities and women who will be able to continue their employment within the sewing center.

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Author: StartSomeGood

StartSomeGood is the crowdfunding platform for social enterprise, non-profits and community groups. We've funded projects in 35 countries and have one of the best success rates in crowdfunding.

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