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How crowdfunding drives development

Crowdfunding is enabling more aid organisations, charities and civic projects to bypass traditional fundraising techniques. In August, two Norwegian students raised $32,000 (£20,000) on the crowdfunding platform Indiegogo to fund life-saving surgery for Roona, an 18-month-old girl from Tripura, India. She had been diagnosed with hydrocephalus, a condition...

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