Tag Archives: Africa

Right Wingers Crowdfund To Stop African Migration To Europe

Right wing “patriots” have been crowdfunding to stop the influx of migrants from the African continent. Known in Europe as the “Identitarian Movement” it claims that “Migrants are destroying Europe‚Äôs social fabric.” And so they are raising citizen money to … Continue reading

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Sudanese Journalist Released From Jail By Crowdfunding

What’s really cool about crowdfunding is how it’s taken off in all directions – not only all over the world but for all sorts of things. Further that, a Sudanese journalist who was jailed because she refused to cooperate with … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Love Through Crowdfunding

A great crowdfunding Valentine’s Day story from USC. Alumnus Nikaam Mehta and Poonam Kaushal, MD, are getting married on today. But instead of spending a fortune on a lavish traditional Indian wedding they invited their family and friends to help … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding To Cure Ebola

The California professor who helped formulate the experimental Ebola cure ZMapp serum is crowdfunding to raise $100,000 in contributions for purchasing equipment that will allow researchers to more quickly analyze blood samples of antibodies from survivors of the hemorrhagic fever. … Continue reading

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