April 3, 2009
We have great news:
Our project “Solar Cookers for the School in Fiadanana” has been awarded the “Green Leaf” form GlobalGiving and invited to join their “Give a Little Green!” Challenge.
This Green Challenge is by invitation only. Starting Saturday, April 4 and running through Tuesday, April 28, 2009 all donations up to $5,000 per individual made to our solar cooker project will receive an additional 50% match from GlobalGiving*.
In addition to matching funds, Zahana can compete for additional funding! The three projects receiving the greatest number of individual donations will receive extra prizes of $5,000, $2,500, and $1,000, respectively.
We need to act fast! Let’s get the matching funds as long as they last. With a minimum of $10 dollars becoming $15 with the click of the mouse, please consider donating now and tell your friends about this exciting opportunity provided by GlobalGiving.
Please pass this email on within your network.
Ihanta, Jeannette and Markus
Check out the website of the BlazingTubeSolarAppliance at http://blazingtubesolar.com. We hope to test this innovative solar cooker in Fiadanana as part of our solar efforts as soon as possible.
* That means for every dollar you donate, Zahana will receive another $0.50. The match will be available from April 4 to April 28 only or until $25,000 in matching funds have been depleted. Even if matching funds are depleted, the challenge portion of the campaign will continue until April 28th.
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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
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