Social Good

Meet the UpEffect Team

At UpEffect, our team is dedicated to helping social entrepreneurs worldwide achieve their dreams and make a lasting impact on the world. Each member of our team is passionate about making the world a better place through self-sustainable social and environmental ventures with exponential potential for positive change. As a UpEffect campaign creator, you will be working with our core …

The Ultimate Guide to Giving: Everything You Need to Know to Create Exponential Impact Through Contributions

Providing financial support for organizations benefitting human lives and the planet is something we at UpEffect applaud and encourage. Everyday, we are moved to see thousands of crowdfunding backers and entrepreneurs supporting each other – using their time, money and energy to make great strides towards a more just and peaceful world. Most of us feel like we have a …

5 thoughts for social entrepreneurs

1) Get Inspired So, you want to engage with social problems to find solutions.  You recognize that there are clear benefits offered by social entrepreneurship to those involved with creating, promoting, and funding these ventures, and you see the potential value that social good ventures may bring to the world. You’ve decided that you have the creativity, motivation, entrepreneurship abilities, …

It’s easier to get the right people on board when you have a social mission

This week we present to you champion of change, Jawad Aslam, founder of Ansaar Management Company (AMC). AMC was founded in 2008 as the first private sector company dedicated to affordable housing in Pakistan. The company was initially funded by the founder as well as Acumen. The unique model was based on the approach to development taken by Akhtar Hameed Khan and …

What humanity can do for you and what we can do for humanity

We caught up with a remarkable champion of change, Yonathan Parienti, Founder and CEO of Horyou. Yonathan has built a dedicated social networking platform for Social Good where Members, Organisations, and Personalities support and promote solidarity through actions, while advocating a humanistic approach to technology. Horyou provides resourceful functionalities to encourage new ways of interacting with one another. At Horyou, social networking facilitates the process from …

Lensational are empowering women through photography

Since the launch of the crowdfunding platform, our Beta campaign by Lensational has raised 117% of its crowdfunding goal within just a few days! Now that they are halfway through their campaign, we decided to catch up with the Co-Founder of Lensational, Bonnie Chiu to get her thoughts on her crowdfunding experience.   Tell us about Lensational and what inspired you to …