Donations made cool - Give Directly, Tipping Point and soon Facebook

2 initiatives that make donations cooler:

GiveDirectly. 30 dollars per month, 1 dollar per day, you guarantee a basic income for a person in Africa.
https://givedirectly.org/operating-model
Isn't it cool?
I personally feel great to support them. If we all do this, we can change the world.

The Tipping Point. I just discovered them today thanks to a post from David Marcus pointing to a Recode article
They present the donation in a nice way. They don't play on guiltiness. They pitch donations like a startup project. Something cool to change the world.
https://tippingpoint.org/

I still believe donations miss a bit of social flavor (blog post about it) to really explode.
If the donation is made as cool as exposing a cool live on Instagram or logging check-ins and runs, the world will get better.
It might come...  Just heard that Facebook will allow you to raise money and execute donations.


Popular posts from this blog

Linchpin de Seth Godin : Le résumé en 20 points d'un livre à lire impérativement (1/2)

La finance islamique, modèle de bon sens à suivre ?

Tipadvisor: from pretty useless rating to useful tagging and filtering