Howard Lake | 25 June 2010 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Tagged with: Digital Amnesty International UK’s second ‘crowdfunding’ campaign, launched in June 2010, asked supporters to donate to buy 4,000 radios to be distributed throughout Burma by the middle of July to help overcome censorship by enabling an estimated 50,000 people to access independent radio broadcasts.Amnesty specifically encouraged supporters to share the fundraising appeal using social media. “Ask your friends and family to get involved too. Share the campaign by email or on social networks”.http://blog.protectthehuman.com/break-the-silence-beat-the-junta-2/Amnesty launched its first ‘crowdfunding’ campaign in May to help fund its protest ad campaign against Shell; 2,014 people donated as a result.www.nma.co.uk/news/thousands-respond-to-amnesty-ad-funding-call-via-social-networks/3014901.article 87 total views, 3 views today 88 total views, 4 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Advertisement Break the silence, buy radios for Burma About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.