Happily Made - gifts that give back

A project in Melbourne, AU by Veronica Sherman

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Handmade products that create jobs for marginalised women in Cambodia
Backers: 367
Average Pledge Per Backer: $109 AUD

Funded: $40,089 AUD of $13,400 AUD
Dates: Jan 17th -> Mar 1st (45 days)
Project By: Veronica Sherman
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One hour till landing!!!

March 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Please put your trays up. Seats back into upright position. Window shades up. Seatbelts on. Approaching airport. ETA 9PM ✈️ Last opportunity to pledge....  (Read More)

It’s kinda funny..

February 29th - via: kickstarter.com
I keep thinking that I’m repeating myself and annoying everyone with updates. And then I will get yet another message from someone who wants to add another item to their pledge and not sure how. So I’ll explain it again and for those of you who... (Read More)

I should be sleeping!

February 28th - via: kickstarter.com
I got up super early this morning to get to a radio interview and I haven’t stopped since and technically I should be asleep... BUT...it’s just so much fun seeing all the comments and interaction social media today! I’ve got lots to catch up... (Read More)

I can almost see the finish line!!

February 27th - via: kickstarter.com
We are so close! For those of you who’ve emailed asking how you can pledge again: there’s only one pledge per person. So what you do is increase the amount on your current pledge. Don’t worry about what you specifically want to receive as a... (Read More)

Mr Sloth isn’t very helpful when it comes to numbers 🙄

February 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Have you got any suggestions on how we can reach $40,000?  (Read More)

Just realised...

February 25th - via: kickstarter.com
So we have four days to go to raise $13,000. And I just realised that’s exactly how long it took us to raise the first $13,000!!! So it technically shouldn’t feel impossible 🤷🏼‍♀️ Anyone I ask (that knows how crowdfunding works) say... (Read More)

I’d love to know...

February 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Please let me know if you don’t follow or see my Facebook or Insta posts. That way I can gauge if I need to fill you in better on here. Also...please let me know if you have any Kickstarter queries. It’s a bit confusing 🥴  (Read More)

What do you think? 😎

February 24th - via: kickstarter.com
So...I’m not that great with numbers but I reckon if 2/3 of everyone who has pledged found a friend to do the same...we can reach $40,000 by March 1 💥🚀  (Read More)

Sunday is our biggest giveaway yet!

February 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
If you have a chance make sure you hop on to Facebook tomorrow ✨  (Read More)

Sunday is our biggest giveaway yet!

February 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
If you have a chance make sure you hop on to Facebook tomorrow ✨  (Read More)

10 days left!!!

February 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Not sure if I’m relieved or stressed 😀 It’s hard to pinpoint my emotions at the moment with the crazy timing of a house move and crowdfunding campaign morphing into one big moosh 🥴 Can’t even remember if I told you but I’m really hoping... (Read More)


February 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Do you think we can reach that by Sunday evening?? I’m in the middle of moving house (ick!) and trying to spread the word about our Kickstarter at the same time. (Tricky combo..not recommended!) So any help from you guys in telling your friends... (Read More)

Thank you!!!

February 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
There is something so humbling about seeing mostly unfamiliar names coming through from pledges. I honestly can’t put words to explain how much I hesitated in setting up a crowdfunding campaign. It felt so “exposing” and I was dreading putting... (Read More)

Lots of giveaways happening

February 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
I’ve been coming up with different giveaways to inspire supporters to spread the word. Please let me know if you’ve been telling your workmates, communities or schools about our Kickstarter campaign so that I can make sure to include you in the... (Read More)

I would love some feedback

January 27th - via: kickstarter.com
For those of you who have already pledged...what was it that made you decide to support our Kickstarter campaign? Was it the reward? (Sloth, bag, bunny monkeys etc) The cause? The video? The story? I’d love to know. Also any suggestions on how to... (Read More)

Facebook giveaway

January 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Just realised some of you might not know I’m doing a special giveaway this evening (in about 4 hours). Please have a look at @happilymademonkeys and see how you can win TWO of our handmade blankets 💛  (Read More)

We did it!! 🥳🥳🥳

January 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
I found out as I landed in Kuala Lumpur!!! Wow! Not even a week and the target has been reached and our knitters, weavers and sewing ladies can begin on your treasures! ✨ We have until March to keep going so if you know anyone who would love to... (Read More)

Huge day 💥

January 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow. Yet another busy day in Kickstarter Land! I hope you’re following our story on Facebook or Instagram since there are so many funny moments I want to share with you. Tonight is my last night in Bangkok and then I fly back to Phnom Penh for one... (Read More)

48hrs after launching..

January 19th - via: kickstarter.com
And we are almost at $10,000!!!!!!! 🤗🥰😍 I’ve had so much fun today receiving such beautiful messages from supporters about how much they adore their Happily Made treasures and that they want to see us succeed with our Kickstarter campaign... (Read More)

Going to sleep on night 2 with so much gratitude

January 18th - via: kickstarter.com
I’ve realised that a lot of those who have backed our campaign have only now heard of Happily Made and don’t know me at all. That is so humbling for me and I wish I could convey my gratitude. At the moment I’m actually in Bangkok supporting my... (Read More)

Almost half way and it hasn’t been 24 hours yet! 🥳

January 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Totally totally in awe what can happen when I don’t have to do this on my own. The sharing and spreading the word by YOU has been incredible 🥰  (Read More)

oh my goodness!!!!

January 17th - via: kickstarter.com
It only took an hour to reach the very important 10%!!!!!! 🥳✨🥳✨🥳✨ I was really really hoping we could reach it within 24 hours...and here we are!! Absolutely bursting with gratitude for your support. I wish you guys had a glimpse of... (Read More)

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