Speak Freely

Keep smart phones working in disasters and remote areas, even when the cellular network fails, so that people can speak freely when they need to most.
Technology
$13,465USD
raised of $300,000 goal
4%
0 time left
This campaign started on Jul 06 and closed on September 04, 2013 (11:59pm PT).
Flexible Funding
Campaign Closed
This campaign ended on September 4, 2013
Select a Perk
  • $1USD
    Heart Felt Thanks

    Every little bit helps, and you will receive our heart-felt thanks no matter how little you are able to give.

    32 claimed

  • $25USD
    Stuck on you!

    You receive five Serval Project - Reclaim Your Phone stickers and a thank you note from the Serval Project team. Free shipping to Australia, New Zealand and the USA.

    Estimated delivery: October 2013

    29 claimed

  • $59USD
    Two Percent Club

    If 2% of Australian mobile phone users contribute the equivalent of one bill, we can do everything we need to make Mesh Extenders into an affordable mass-produced product. You get everything in the $25 perk, plus your name on our 2% club roll on the Serval Project website, plus a hand written note of thanks from the Serval Project team.

    Estimated delivery: October 2013

    17 claimed

  • $100USD
    Sponsor 1/4 Mesh Extender

    Donate 1/4 the cost of assembling and delivering a Mesh Extender to one of our humanitarian partners. You also receive all of the benefits of the $59 perk.

    6 out of 1000 claimed

  • $100USD
    The shirt off our back

    We give you a t-shirt that says "I helped keep phones working during disasters and all I got was this lousy t-shirt", "servalproject.org -- speak freely" or something way cooler that we have yet to think up -- suggest cool ideas for Serval shirts, and we might give you a free one! PLUS you also get the benefits of the $59 perk PLUS a really big thank you from the bottom of our hearts! We will try to get these out super-fast before the end of summer with the help of teelaunch.com

    Estimated delivery: October 2013

    13 claimed

  • $400USD
    Sponsor a Mesh Extender

    Donate the cost of assembling and delivering one Mesh Extender to one of our humanitarian partners. You also receive all of the benefits of the $59 perk.

    1 out of 150 claimed

  • $750USD
    The Bleeding Edge

    Be a bleeding-edge adopter and receive a pair of the first Mesh Extenders we assemble. These units will be suitable for testing, not for normal use. You also receive all of the benefits of the $59 perk. Includes shipping to US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand. You might need to pay local import taxes.

    5 out of 100 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    True Believer

    We add your name to an exclusive list in our app, thanking you for being a true believer in helping people communicate during disasters. Everyone using the Serval Mesh software will carry your name around for the next seven years. You also receive all of the benefits of the $59 perk.

    Estimated delivery: October 2013

    4 out of 50 claimed

  • $5,000USD
    True Believer + URL

    All the benefits of being a True Believer PLUS we make your name a link to your favourite cat video (or other non-objectionable URL of your choice).

    Estimated delivery: October 2013

    0 out of 10 claimed

  • $10,000USD
    Outback Safari

    Join the Serval Project in the Australian Outback. While you won't see any serval cats, you will get to test Mesh Extenders. You will need to make your own way to Adelaide, Australia, and be fit for long distance road travel in remote places. Precise itinerary will be by negotiation.

    0 out of 2 claimed

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