The seeds for Ricefield Collective were sown several years ago, I wanted to make a real difference in my birthplace and in the lives of the people living there by using skills I already had.
These trends continue to show results and are proving more effective in current times, we believe in 2014 these trends will see stronger growth as more entrepreneurs will be eager to apply and realize their benefits.
Ricefield Collective’s beautiful scarves and amazing beanies are hand-knitted by indigenous folk from the rural and exotic Ifugao region in the Philippines and designed by world’s top knitwear designers.
We are very excited to present our top 7 best social media rockstars for social good. Selected on factors like creativity, consistency and on how successful they were in terms of engaging and inspiring people.
If you are using consumerism to change the world, Kickstarter is a great place to fund and launch your business. Many changemakers with consumer ideas have met with overwhelming fundraising success by tapping into the fact that people love getting stuff. Kickstarter, the largest and most popular crowdfunding site, allows anyone to fund creative ideas on the planform in exchange for rewards which are mostly creative, tangible and fairly priced products. On Kickstarter and Indiegogo, the other popular crowdfunding site, backers are looking to contribute to projects where they could possibly get something really cool and inspiring in exchange. Changemakers with consumer ideas are able to offer niche and inspiring products, thus attracting backers and hitting their fundraising target, at times closing much higher than their initial fundraising goal. Take for instance, 1:FaceWatch, a simple, stylish watch that comes in six colors, each color representing a cause that part of the purchase price will go to. The project was founded by brand development firm Mirza Minds, who wanted to use the power of consumers to change the …
An increasing number of social ventures these days are turning to Kickstarter to raise funds. Kickstarter is the world’s largest and most popular crowdfunding platform for creative projects – over 1 million people have backed Kickstarter projects, pledging over $100 million in it’s 2.5 year history.