We Made It!
Hi backers, just wanted to send a quick update and a massive thanks for the incredible support that has happened over the past week.
As of today, we’re happy to announce that we made our initial funding goal! We never imagined being able to get so far so quickly, and it’s all thanks to the 330+ people who have contributed to make the First Bus Map of Dhaka a reality. Albert always says that the best things happen as a result of a ‘million little strokes’, so each of your contributions quickly added up within just six days of launching!
We just wanted to let y’all know that whatever we raise beyond our initial funding goal will be directly applied to increasing the number of maps we can see on the ground once Urban Launchpad and Kewkradong meet up this January. We already plan to exceed our modest initial projection of 1,000 paper maps, so please keep sharing the project with people you know that would be interested in supporting.
Happy Holidays to you and your families!
The Urban Launchpad Team
@small_mafia, thanks for the support and posting!
Let’s make a pledge this holiday season and help these MIT students set a new example of urban transport mapping in major unplanned cities, starting with Dhaka.
Make a pledge here at Kickstarter. Learn more at Urban Launchpad.
Kickstarter launched today!
Giving this a go!
For everyone who has helped support the Firm Foundation project on Kickstarter, there’s an easy and totally free way for you to increase your pledge by $2,000.
We’ve entered GOOD Magazine’s Innovate Earth Day Challenge, an online initiative to support projects like ours that promote environmental stewardship.
All you need to do is to follow this link, click on vote, and provide your email so that GOOD can send you an email to confirm your vote or log on through your Facebook account.
Consider adding a comment since it will help our project be more visible on the challenge website or share the link with your friends!
We are very grateful for all of the support you have offered throughout the campaign! Thank you for making the Firm Foundation project a reality!
Y’all, we did it!
We made and surpassed our goal on Monday morning. Everyone has been amazingly supportive, and we cannot thank you enough. I am ecstatic to continue working on this project, as well as having some time to get everyone some totes, buttons, and other Indonesian goods!
THANKS TO EVERYONE THAT SUPPORTED AND SHARED THE PROJECT.
There will certainly be much more news to come as Firm Foundation continues to unfold. Excited to keep sharing.
PS, we’ve still got 24 hours to go, so if you’re interested in contributing you can still sign-up for a Social Design Field Guide!