One In An ARMY is proud to announce our flash fundraiser, BElong With Jin, to support Goegedacht Trust in honour of Seokjin's birthday! The donation period officially began at 10:00 pm KST on November 29th, 2020. Donations will aid Goegedacht Trust transform rural communities by presenting children and young adults in particular with opportunities to become healthy, self-confident, educated and skillful members of their communities. Everything listed in steps 3-5 under our individual giving instructions is optional, but extremely helpful for us to track donation amounts as we have no other way to see how much ARMY has donated (see our FAQ for a full explanation). Our hashtag for the month is #BElongWithJin. The minimum donation amount $1.00 USD.
How To Donate
Step 1) Visit One In An ARMY's GivenGain page.
Step 2) Donate $1.00 USD or more.
Step 3) Take a screenshot of your donation watermark with your twitter @. Please make sure donation amount is VISIBLE but strike out any personal information (see example screenshot below).
Step 4) Submit this form. The form is especially important now. Due to COVID-19 many non-profits are overwhelmed and might not be able to track donations for us like they normally do.
Step 5) Quote-tweet our pinned tweet or write your own tweet about the campaign using #BElongWithJin. Don't forget to check out the December update of our non-monetary Bonus Mission: Journey to ARMYtopia!
About the Goedgedacht Trust
From The Goedgedacht Trust's website:
The Goedgedacht Trust, established in 1993, is a farm-based community support organisation situated in the Swartland region of the Western Cape. Goedgedacht, the Cape Dutch farm that is home to the Trust, dates from the early 18th century and lies on the slopes of the Kasteelberg, some 85km north of Cape Town.
Managed by a board of trustees, the Goedgedacht Trust was initiated to assist in the transformation of impoverished rural communities in the West Coast region of the Western Cape and have since adapted its support models to help as many families as possible to implement sustainable strategies that will bring long term relief to those in need.
The Trust seeks to transform rural communities, by presenting children and young adults in particular with opportunities to become healthy, self-confident, educated and skilful members of their communities.
Farm working communities of the Western Cape have long been trapped in the cycle of generational poverty. Many present-day social issues are a result of grave injustices of the past. Great strides have been made since South Africa became a democracy country, but it’s devastating and lasting effect on sociaty is evident.
By using an Asset Based Community Development approach, we encourage and support community members to drive their own initiatives with the aim of growing and developing into self-sustainable and thriving communities.
Because one good project alone is not enough to help farm working communities break the cycle of generational poverty, the Trust developed several interlinked programmes accessible to all rural children and rural youth.
Visit their website to learn more about this great organization!