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Sikura Brand Crowdfunds to Help Keep Women Safe

Funds raised via the Zaar campaign will support Sikura, a line of devices for women in Malta to use in abusive or life-threatening moments of crisis. A recently launched crowdfunding campaign on Zaar hopes to ensure that no woman feels alone and helpless on Malta’s streets again. Following the series of recent murders of women across the Maltese Islands, the

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Urgent Crowdfunding Appeal Launched for Kenyan Children

The Zaar crowdfunding campaign by Sponsor My Future supports the lives and education of vulnerable children living in extreme poverty in Kenya A crowdfunding campaign on Zaar hopes to raise sponsorship fees for children in desperate need of help in Kenya. Launched by Sponsor My Future, the urgent appeal will help four orphans – who have no known relatives or

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il-lokal Crowdfunds for New Creative Hub in Valletta

Through the Zaar campaign, il-lokal hopes to fund a new workshop and retail space for artists and creatives in Malta Popular online and Valletta-based shop il-lokal has launched a crowdfunding platform on Zaar to support the move to a larger workshop space in a more central location in the capital. Starting as an online shop in 2020, il-lokal brings together

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Take Your Idea to Brussels with INCrowd

The exciting new EU project gives young people the chance to get their ideas off the ground at a Brussels crowdfunding academy A new Erasmus+ EU Project by the Foundation for the Promotion of Entrepreneurial Initiatives (FPEI) aims to develop the ideas and projects of young people across Malta and Gozo – and help transform them into reality. Through INCrowd,

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Help the Salesian Sisters of Don Bosco Get Around!

A crowdfunding campaign on Zaar hopes to fund a vehicle the sisters can use to develop a new programme for young people in Xghajra The Salesian Sisters of Don Bosco have launched a crowdfunding campaign on local platform Zaar to help them buy a van as part of an innovative new youth-focused programme. The Helping the Salesian sisters of Don Bosco get around!

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Zaar Community is the Crowdfunding Platform Your NGO Needs 

Every organisation – NGO or otherwise – relies on funds to boost the impact it can have on its community. Social events and fundraisers have always played an important part in that outcome but, since COVID-19, that tried-and-tested route shut down. The raffles, pasta nights, car boot sales, gala dinners and countless other social events that once filled our calendars

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Unifaun Theatre returns with its first publication

The cutting-edge theatre company has launched a crowdfunding campaign to finance its first publication: a bilingual book about its history and modern theatre. Unifaun Theatre Productions, a Maltese avant-garde theatre company that defied all taboos during its 19 years of operation, is raising funds through crowdfunding platform Zaar to publish a 600-page book. Unifaun – Teatru Mod Iehor (A Different

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How can Zaar’s new branding help you crowdfund your next project?

Malta’s only reward-based crowdfunding platform has rebranded – here’s how it helps you The recent launch of a new logo and newly redesigned website at Zaar has signalled the next chapter in the success of Malta’s favourite crowdfunding platform. Zaar has already helped hundreds of projects of all kinds raise both funds and awareness on a local and international level.

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Zaar Rebrands to Celebrate Crowdfunding Versatility

The new design highlights how the popular crowdfunding platform can raise both funds and awareness for projects from a range of different backgrounds. Zaar, Malta’s only reward-based crowdfunding platform, has rebranded through the recent launch of a new logo and redesigned website. In the six years since the popular site was set up through a collaboration between The Malta Business

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Crowdfunding 101 – When and Why Should You Crowdfund?

Crowdfunding could power your next project in more ways than raising money Crowdfunding, by definition, involves raising capital for a project through its target audience – or ‘crowd’ – contributing many small sums. It is an increasingly popular alternative finance method that sidesteps more traditional funding avenues – such as bank loans or angel investors – by propelling the project

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Essential Steps for Making a Crowdfunding Video

When it comes to finding that first capital needed to kick-start a project, crowdfunding has been shown to be one of the best ways of raising it. As the name suggests, crowdfunding relies on backers from a project’s ‘crowd’ or audience putting their money behind it. And when it comes to inspiring as many backers as possible, campaigns that include

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How to Interact with your Crowdfunding Supporters

When it comes to financing your next project or entrepreneurial idea, crowdfunding offers a novel, flexible way to get it – not to mention also intercepting a vast community of potential customers willing to support your idea en route. Successfully achieving both funding and an audience depends – in the crowdfunding world at least – almost solely upon your ability

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