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Slash world’s carbon footprint for just €5

Wastewater Science, an environmental start-up, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on to build a prototype unit to process animal waste. It aims to collect €10,000 and if successfully funded, this campaign can bring many benefits worldwide, such as reduced greenhouse emissions. Check here for more information about the project.  

University of Malta Racing revs up €5000 through crowdfunding

Thanks to a successful crowdfunding campaign, the University of Malta’s racing team has blazed past its aim of collecting €5000. The collected funds will allow the team to complete the current design using a lighter and stronger materials. The end result will be a faster, more competitive car. More on Times of Malta More on Malta Today  

NGO successfully raises over €2000 through crowdfunding

NGO Graphic Novels Library Malta has successfully completed its crowdfunding, raising over €2000. The campaign was held over Malta’s crowdfunding platform and thanks to the collected sum, the NGO was able to purchase graphic novels and add them to the Central Public Library in Floriana. Ready more about this success story here.  

Simshar makes it to DVD thanks to Crowdfunding

Rebecca Cremona, director of internationally-acclaimed Maltese film Simshar can finally put rest to a question which people have been asking her for years. Yes, Simshar will now be available on DVD. This was made possible thanks to a Crowdfunding campaign on Read more about this success story here.  

Inspire teams up with Zaar to crowdfund therapeutic Horseback Riding

Inspire has teamed up with to launch a crowdfunding campaign aimed at funding horseback riding for people with a disability in Gozo. This service was much needed in Gozo and it will help people improve their physical condition and gain confidence in their abilities. Read more about this initiative on: Malta Today Gozo News  

Local Pinocchio production adds crowdfunding to its startegy

In this piece by Iggy Fenech, the director of Johane Casabene Dance Conservatoire shares her ambitions about the upcoming play of Pinocchio. Aware of Malta’s market limitations, Johane has turned to local crowdfunding platform to help fulfill her professional ambitions. Read more about the story and how you can help over here.  

Zaar places first in 2016 National Enterprise Support Award, Malta’s first crowd-funding platform, has been announced as the winner of the 2016 Malta’s National Enterprise Support Awards. As part of its success, Zaar will now be representing Malta in the 2016 European Enterprise Promotion Awards. Held in Slovakia next November, this contest is the European equivalent of the one which Zaar has just locally won. Click here toread more

Meet the man behind Malta’s first Graphic Novel Library

It was in 2013 when Ryan Scicluna, a comic book fanatic and librarian by profession, decided to start a public graphic novel collection. Aware of the demand in foreign countries, and eager to ensure a well-curated comic section, Ryan successfully launched a crowdfunding campaign to reach these aims. Read more about how Ryan used crowdfunding here.  

Cycling across America to help out children

A team of cyclists is gearing up to take part in the Race Across America. Through this race, the team aims to collect funds to help children in St. Claire College San Miguel, Pembroke’s primary School.  The group aims to collect money via two ways – direct donations, as well as through a crowdfunding campaign with One can find more informationread more