Two of our selected civil society initiatives are launching a crowdfunding campaign
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The campaigns will start by the bginning of May and last approximately a month, so don’t miss this opportunity to contribute to their projects or to spread their message on your networks. They are coached by Happy Smala, a consulting agency based in Rabat who used to run a crowdfunding platform in Morocco and developed a Crowdfunding Guide and a study on crowdfunding in the MENA region for SwitchMed.
Which one are the two initiatives?
The first one is Carrefour des Initiatives et des Pratiques Agroécologiques (CIPA), which is part of the Terre et Humanisme. Terre et Humanisme creates a research-action space for experimentation, awareness-raising and training to test and disseminate both technical and social aspects related sustainable lifestyles in general, and specifically sustainable agriculture. Boujemaa Gueghlan, director of CIPA, explained that the amount for which we are crowdfunding is 6.000 EUR.They have identified a financial need for training farmers, completing a building and setting up an irrigation system on the 3 hectares cultivated. You can follow their Facebook page. They choose the platform Ulule.
The second initiative is De Terre et D’Argile, a tourist establishment located in a village called Ain Soltane, north-west of Tunisia, that aims at introducing visitors to various ecotourism activities. The initiative also promotes collective social and eco-innovation through sustainable building and ancestral architecture techniques. Khaoula Stiti and Mohmed Zied, the founders of the initiative, are crowdfunding to collect 5000 euros to buy new products for the farm. You can check their Facebook page. They choose the platform Cofundy.
Stay tune on SwitchMed Facebook page, we will give you sooner more details on where and when to support these initiatives.