Samahope: a life-saving website

We're building a site called Samahope that uses the power of the web to fund life-saving surgeries and health interventions in poor parts of the world.
Technology
$52,342USD
raised of $50,000 goal
105%
0 time left
This campaign started on Oct 02 and closed on November 09, 2012 (11:59pm PT).
Flexible Funding
Campaign Closed
This campaign ended on November 9, 2012
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  • $1USD
    Instant Karma

    Pay it forward and spread good vibes with just one dollar. Your contribution is a powerful signal to others that everyone, everywhere deserves decent access to medical treatments.

    5 claimed

  • $15USD
    Virtual Brick + Real-life Pin

    Ever wanted to build something to make the world a better place? Here’s your chance. A $15 virtual brick earns you a spot as a Founding Supporter. You’ll be featured on Samahope’s website among other contributors and receive a fetching “Give Life” pin to show your support.

    10 claimed

  • $50USD
    Samahope Brain - Surgical Cap

    Sport a stylish woven surgical cap handmade in Bo, Sierra Leone by women whose lives are changed via Samahope, plus Founding Supporter status on our website.

    4 out of 75 claimed

  • $50USD
    Samahope Brain - Headband

    Don a chic woven headband handmade in Bo, Sierra Leone by women whose lives are changed via Samahope, plus Founding Supporter status on our website.

    17 out of 75 claimed

  • $75USD
    African Print Thank-You

    Get Founding Supporter status on our website, plus a framed piece of African print cloth with a signed thank you from the founders.

    6 out of 50 claimed

  • $100USD
    It's in the Bag

    Carry it all in a colorful woven tote handmade in Bo, Sierra Leone by women whose lives were changed via Samahope, plus Founding Supporter status on our website.

    28 out of 100 claimed

  • $250USD
    Fashionable Founding Angel

    Receive a Samahope package with a handmade tote, two “Give Life” pins, a headband or a surgical cap and a handwritten thank-you note from the Samahope team, plus recognition on our site as a Founding Angel.

    5 out of 50 claimed

  • $500USD
    Founding Winged Angel

    Receive the Fashionable Founding Angel package of Samahope gifts (1 handmade tote, 2 pins, 1 headband or 1 surgical cap), plus recognition on our site as a Founding Angel and the opportunity to share your ideas and impact the future of Samahope with a private video meeting with the team and Dr. Darius Maggi, a world-renown obstetric surgeon.

    3 out of 40 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    Samahope Believer

    Receive all the benefits of a Founding Angel, plus recognition on our website and invitations to strategy meetings with the team for a year.

    11 out of 20 claimed

  • $5,000USD
    Samahope Visionary

    Receive all the benefits of a Founding Angel, plus a special invitation to join the Samahope team on a camping adventure to learn more about who we are and our vision for the site. This package also comes with recognition on our website, invitations to strategy meetings with the team for a year, and all-you-can-eat s’mores on the trip.

    3 out of 8 claimed

  • $15,000USD
    Samahope Adventurer

    Join us on the trip of a lifetime! Receive all the benefits of a Founding Angel and much more with a guided five-day tour of our first partner location in Eastern Sierra Leone, West Africa. Your trip will include a meeting with current and former Samahope patients, a tour of the medical ward, and a chance to observe an operating room. You may also spend extra time on Sierra Leone’s beautiful beaches or in a local nature preserve. All local transportation and accommodation provided.

    0 out of 5 claimed

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