Crowdfunding Global Health

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

According to Wikipedia, crowdfunding is “the practice of funding a project or venture by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet”. This relatively new phenomenon has helped bring all manner of products and projects to market, and now global health is joining in. In this installment of Digital Diversity, Layla McCay – a member of our Media and Research Team – explains how.

Digital Diversity is a series of blog posts from kiwanja.netfeaturing the many ways mobile phones and other appropriate technologies are being used throughout the world to improve, enrich, and empower billions of lives.

Source: National Geographic (link opens in a new window)

Categories
Entrepreneurship, Health Care
Tags
crowdfunding, global health, philanthropy, public health