Greek crisis. A crowdfunding campaign to help Athens

If you pay 3 euros, you will receive a postcard of the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. This is the proposal of a young Briton who wants to help Athens to repay the IMF over a crowfunding site. If we give 3 euros, you will receive a postcard of the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. […]

If you pay 3 euros, you will receive a postcard of the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. This is the proposal of a young Briton who wants to help Athens to repay the IMF over a crowfunding site.

If we give 3 euros, you will receive a postcard of the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. By paying 6 euros is a salad of olives and feta. Ten euros qualify for a bottle of Ouzo. If we help the Greeks giving 160 euros, someone send you a Greek food basket. And if we give one million euros, it will not receive much more than what has been mentioned above, but “a lot of gratitude on the part of European citizens and especially the Greeks.”

The “Greek Bailout Fund” on IndieGoGo was launched on the night of Monday to Tuesday. The objective, collect the amount that Greece must pay to the International Monetary Fund (€ 1.6 billion) in the next seven days thanks to crowdfunding.

Two Nobel Prize in Economics fly emergency Tsipras

“1.6 billion is true that it seems a lot. But only 3 euros from every European, “wrote Thom Feeney, a young British 29 years behind the proposal. Nothing is known of him except that it works in a shoe store in London. He has not responded to letters of Time.
At the time of writing – Tuesday around 12.30 – 2700 people have already paid more than 41,000 euros [the sum is increasing]. The majority chose the postcard Tsipras, while the bottle Ouzo met with some success. “This is the best idea of ​​crowd funding ever made”, “That’s brilliant, brilliant”, “The best five euros spent in my life” … the Germans, Portuguese, Dutch; Donations come from all corners of Europe and the comments show great enthusiasm. crowdfunding

Politicians discussing it

Thom Feeney promises that he is not a joke. “I can understand that people believe that this is a joke, but this is not the case. […] I was tired of seeing the Greek crisis in circles, with politicians who procrastinate. This concerns real people! I thought I had to try it through this one. ”

The entire amount will go directly to the Greek people and all products will be produced in Greece and sent from Greece, promises Thom Feeney. If the amount is not met within seven days, all the money will be returned to generous donors.crowdfunding

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