ForCommonCause.org is the first crowdfunding site that lets people work directly with individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds to help them build micro-enterprises and financial independence.
When we were approached by For Common Cause, we were tasked with building a flexible platform that allows visitors to help entrepreneurs through donating money, in-kind donations of equipment or volunteering their own time.
Using existing prototype software and designs mockups, we created a web application that handles all forms of contributions, including money donations, as well as giving entrepreneurs an easy way to manage their projects. An advanced reporting system allows the For Common Cause team to measure, analyse and react to the behavior of the website visitors.
We were delighted to contribute to this great idea and to help For Common Cause launch their project. It has since had Stephen Fry and European MPs involved and successfully run public marketing campaign.
As a result of For Common Cause programmes, many entrepreneurs gained access to the resources they needed: