So right now I am in the middle of an IndieGoGo campaign, and man is it tough and easy to get a little discouraged. But never fear, it is still in the beginning of the campaign, only four days have gone by. For those who want to know what it is, it is a fundraiser to help the NPO Help Cape Verde Africa to teach african families how to grow a garden in urban conditions. It is a great project and worth anyone’s time and effort, cause it not only helps educate african families, but this project we have students from UVU who will be helping us and contributions help them to develop their talents.
So far we have had over 200 people look at the campaign, today we reached $200 in which was put there by a seventh funder. What makes it kind of discouraging is knowing that if everyone who had saw the campaign gave $5 we would be over a quarter of the way to our goal. I know times are tough and not everyone is in a position to give, and it could be the case that people want to give but need to wait until payday. It is that kind of optimism that someone needs to do these things. And I am confident that we can get there, we have 36 days left and are campaigning with the student group from UVU.
Wish me luck and please find a little to give, a little goes a long way in helping these families improve their nutrition and finances.