crowd-funding

Help stop dog fighting

South Africa's NSPCA has been protecting animals for more than six decades and now calls on the public to help it rid our neighbourhoods...

A Different kind of charity

Mathiba Molefe The mothers from Tales of Learning are just one group that have benefitted from generous donations made through the Different Donations initiative. (Image:...

Crowd-funding for education

Mathiba Molefe Masego "Maps" Maponyane says he wants to make lasting difference in the lives of as many people as he can. So much can...

Thundafund makes crowd-funding rain in South Africa

Crowd-funding, an anarchical response to old capitalist, risk-averse big business, has taken off on rich countries like the US and UK. Now a Cape Town-based project called Thundafund has adapted the online crowd-funding model to successfully launch small South African start-ups.