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Thin Cats Early Reader Story Books

We're creating a series of early reader educational books about humanitarian issues, destined for Mozambican schools.

Thin Cats Early Reader Story Books

We're creating a series of early reader educational books about humanitarian issues, destined for Mozambican schools.

pledged of £15,000pledged of £15,000 goal
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Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Tue, December 25 2012 10:00 PM UTC +00:00
Last updated December 25, 2012
 

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    Pledge £2 or more About $3

    For budget armchair travellers, with this pledge you'll receive:

    *A downloadable screensaver featuring stunning photographs from Mozambique.

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    Pledge £5 or more About $7

    For those who can't wait for the hard copy, you'll receive the above plus:

    * Access to a digital copy of one of the Early Reader books.

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    Pledge £10 or more About $14

    This amount enables us to produce one book.

    Perfect for those who want to be a fly on the wall, you'll receive the above plus:

    * Access to the Author's Production Blog;
    * A certificate of appreciation and
    * Access to behind the scenes images.

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    Pledge £20 or more About $27

    This amount enables us to produce TWO books!

    Ideal for those who want a souvenir, you'll receive all of the above plus:

    * An original photograph from the Early Reader series;
    * Access to the Author via Internet Chat.

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    Pledge £40 or more About $54

    This amount enables us to produce FOUR books!

    A deal for those who want a copy, you'll receive all of the above plus:

    * A signed copy of one of the Early Reader books;
    * A letter of thanks from the Guludo school teacher and;
    * A palm woven fortune bracelet made by one of the Guludo villagers.

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    Pledge £70 or more About $94

    This amount enables us to produce SEVEN books!

    For those who want to have the personal touch, you'll receive all of the above plus:

    * A beautiful palm woven fortune necklace made by one of the villagers;
    * An original painting made by one of the village orphans and;
    * A letter of thanks from the Author.

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    Pledge £150 or more About $201

    Wow! We'll be able to produce 15 books thanks to you!

    This is a deal for the fashionably generous. In thanks you'll receive ALL OF THE ABOVE PLUS:

    * A stunning, Capulana Nema Tote Bag (as featured on the Sunday Time Magazine HOT LIST.

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    Pledge £600 or more About $802

    NOW WE'RE TALKING!

    This pledge will result in the creation of 60 books!

    Your generosity will be rewarded with lasting recognition. You'll receive ALL of the above goodies plus:

    * A Capulana necklace made by the orphans;
    * Online credit as a major donor;
    * A phone call of thanks from Amy Carter-James; and
    * A letter of thanks from the recipient of your scholarship.

    Talk about giving and receiving!

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    Pledge £1,200 or more About $1,604

    To us; you're a Super hero!

    Your pledge will enable us to produce 120 books.

    Because you like to wear your undies on the outside, you'll receive everything above PLUS:

    * We'll dedicate one of the books to you! That's right! Your name will be seen by every reader, along with a photo your beautiful face or family!
    * You'll also receive a full set of printed Early Reader books for showing off to your friends;
    * You'll get an exclusive, limited edition Early Reader hero t-shirt (large size), identifying you as part of an elite team of poverty busters;

    AND.... WAIT FOR IT

    Further recognition of your generosity will come in the form of the lady herself! Highly sought-after keynote speaker Amy Carter-James will make you a hero among your workmates and in front of your boss! Amy will visit your company or organisation and speak to the team about the importance of ethics and creativity in corporate social responsibility.

    (Special note: Unless otherwise arranged with Amy, she can only attend offices/ organisations based in the UK, Italy or Mozambique. Timing is dependent on Amy's availability and should the speaking location be more than two hours away from her location by car or train, then agreed travel/accommodation costs will need to be covered).

    CONGRATULATIONS! You'll finally get the acknowledgement you deserve!

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    Pledge £2,500 or more About $3,341

    OK. You've really outdone yourself now! You deserve a medal for supporting this project so generously. So here's what we'd like to do:

    For the Early Reader's Super Hero Leader who wants to be part of the action, you'll receive everything we've listed above PLUS the mother of all pledges:

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    * You'll be treated to a two-night stay at Amy's multi-award-winning Guludo Lodge in stunning Mozambique! Yes! That's right! A HOLIDAY!!!

    * All meals during your stay are included in your reward;
    * You can visit Guludo School;
    * Enjoy a day-excursion elephant spotting at the waterhole;
    * Have craft lessons with the village ladies, and;
    * Go snorkelling on the reef where you may well see dolphins, scalloped hammerhead sharks and turtles;

    That's an adventure that's sure to turn your friends green with envy!

    BUT WAIT! THERE'S MORE!!!!

    * As an extra display of our immense appreciation, we'll include your photo in one of the Early Reader books and build you into the story! You'll be FAMOUS!

    And... wait for it

    (more drum rolls please)...

    * You'll receive the one and only Super Hero t-shirt with Capulana cloth cape; presented to you in Guludo Village and made by a bona fide Guludo tailor!

    (The fine print: Airfares, transfers, insurance, alcoholic beverages, visa and vaccine costs are not included. Dates of stay subject to availability. Extensions of stay and additional guests permitted at a sweetheart's rate to be agreed with Amy Carter-James).

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