Funded! This project was successfully funded on August 15, 2012.

Update #1

Goal Acheived! (And funding is still open for three more weeks!)

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Hello! Last Monday I launched this fundraising campaign and only six days later the funding threshold has already been crossed. This is very exciting! I want to extend my heartfelt thanks to everyone that's pledged, I sincerely appreciate your generosity.

Last week I bought my ticket to Kinshasa and printed the first round of bandanas. I'll print the second round today and I hope to have them all complete within two weeks. My intent is to keep these email updates to a minimum, so as not to clog your inboxes, but I will send out a few more later in the month to gather some information from you great and noble donors (such as your mailing address and which color of bandana, if any, you might want). I plan to set up some sort of blog/tumblr etc. to document my trip and will include a link to that in a later update.

I'm still able to receive pledges through Kickstarter for the project until August 15th, so if you know anyone who might be interested, please don't hesitate to forward them the link to the project page.

Again, my deep gratitude to you all!

Roger

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    I'll send you a postcard from DR Congo! I will strive to find only the highest possible quality of postcard.

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    I'll send you TWO postcards from the Congo. I'll be there for three months, so they should be pretty varied documents!

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    One of the bandanas themselves, complete with effusive thank-you note.

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    A postcard from Congo AND one of the bandanas!

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    Two of the bandanas, with even more enthusiastic thanks!

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    A handmade block-print on mulberry paper from the series of wildlife and community images I'll make in Congo.

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    Two of the bandanas, effusive thanks, and a postcard from Congo

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    A handmade block-print on mulberry paper from the series of wildlife and community images I'll make in Congo, AND one of the bandanas.

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    A handmade block-print on mulberry paper from the series of wildlife and community images I'll make in Congo, AND one of the bandanas AND a postcard from Congo.

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    A one-of-a-kind cut-paper illustration of one of the species from the bandanas, mounted on French paper, backed with foamcore, and in a sleeve. You choose the species!

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    An evening of dinner, drinks and conversation. I'll cook a Congolese meal, and give a private slideshow of images from my trip. You'll also, of course, get a bandana. You must be in or near Portland, OR, to get this reward.

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