A #MINGA is the coming together of a community to conquer a project that would have otherwise been impossible. It is an Ecuadorian tradition and a word that does not exist in our language. The Change Heroes team is bringing it back to make massive social impact – and quickly.
Joining forces with their implementing charity partner, Free The Children, the month-long #MINGA for Mondaña is rallying groups of friends through their crowdfunding platform to raise $1M that will fund school houses, teacher housing, a library, alternative income programs, clean water projects, a healthcare clinic, and agriculture projects in Mondaña, Ecuador, a village that faces significant barriers to these resources.
This September, Change Heroes is looking for 100 people that want to make a massive difference in the world to lead mini-mingas:
This easy and simple action will ultimately transform Mondaña and surrounding villages into efficient and sustainable communities.
Leveraging today’s technology and the massive power of small groups, Change Heroes campaigns wake people up to the impact of their contribution, even if it is just by giving up a latte per day.
The company’s founder, Taylor Conroy, 33, said that “Today’s world is intricately connected through mobile technology and social networks such as Facebook and Twitter - the perfect storm for us to get together and use the power of a #MINGA to help solve some of the toughest social issues in today’s society.”
The #MINGA for Mondaña is helping to introduce an act of collaborative giving that we participate in on a regular basis. Combining this ancient Ecuadorian tradition with Change Heroes’ accessible technology, the seemingly ‘impossible’
To learn more about #MINGA for Mondaña, please visit: http://changeheroes.com/
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For further inquiries or interview opportunities for Taylor Conroy, please contact Savannah Roach at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (503)432-6777.
About Change Heroes: Change Heroes is a social enterprise and online fundraising platform that is challenging the way we approach fundraising: