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Ticino

wemakeit Ticino – as radiant as Christa Rigozzi and as determined as Lara Gut – opens its doors for artists, inventors and creative minds. From Valle Levantina to Mendrisio – take a look at all the projects here. Curious? For your wemakeit project, we’ll be on hand with help and advice: You get tailor-made feedback on your campaign and we will be available to you with our expertise making sure your campaign will hit it off!

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Music and Performing Arts

BARDAK

It's a tragicomic theatre production that stands on the border of physical theatre and circus arts. The goal is to create an immersive FANTASY world on stage for the family audiences.
by Associazione BLU-SELYODKA, Salgesch, Locarno, and Lugano
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33% funded
CHF 2’020 pledged
23 days to go
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Film

MALANDRINO – Le film

« MALANDRINO » (action/comique) raconte les heurs et malheurs de deux trafiquants italiens qui tentent de développer le marché de l’organisation à laquelle ils appartiennent, sur le Territoire suisse.
by Luca Bertogliati, Vevey, Lyon, and Naples
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104% funded
CHF 10’495 pledged
101 backers
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Startup and Environment

Natural Labor

Workshop for the production of handmade soaps. Natural products that respect the environment, take care of our skin and put us in a good mood.
by Larissa e Roberta, Riviera
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100% funded
CHF 3’005 pledged
29 backers
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Music

Playing in Memphis

Freddie & the Cannonballs need your help to make our lifelong dream come true: to fly to the United States of America and represent Switzerland at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN!
by Federico Albertoni and NigelC, Lugano, Bellinzona, and Memphis
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125% funded
CHF 10’001 pledged
83 backers
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Kids / Youth, Technology, and Education

GirlsCodeToo

GirlsCodeToo aims to foster and nurture the curiosity, skills, and creativity of girls. We teach tech skills that help them make career and educational decisions for their future! Wanna get involved?
by GirlsCodeToo, Zürich, Lugano, and Lausanne
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101% funded
CHF 20’358 pledged
164 backers
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Performing arts and Art

Io sono Nijinsky

Freely adapted from the diaries of the star of the Ballets Russes. By and with Daniele Bernardi. Teatro Sociale (Bellinzona) 19.11.21.
Teatro Foce (Lugano) 26-28.11.21. Teatro Tan (Biasca) 4.12.21.
by Elisa Pagliaro and Daniele Bernardi, Lugano, Biasca, and Bellinzona
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100% funded
CHF 3’020 pledged
38 backers
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Music and Performing Arts

«Maybe a concert»

«Maybe a concert» è un viaggio che incarna la musica in un flusso continuo cercando di andare «oltre» le canzoni, ciò che rappresentano o ciò che sembrano rappresentare.
by Raissa Avilés, Bellinzona
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103% funded
CHF 5’160 pledged
55 backers
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Publishing, Community, and Education

Negotiating money&happiness

Does life only revolve around money and business? Or should we be more concerned with achieving a balance between money, happiness and health? Where lies the true power of negotiation?
by Jörg Köck, Locarno
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102% funded
EUR 9’199 pledged
45 backers
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Science, Environment, and Animals

Wir tun mehr für das Meer!

Als Wohltätigkeitsorganisation will Donating Hands für KYMA sea conversation & research ein Kurzportrait und Content für ihre Medienkanäle erstellen. So wird KYMA in Wachstum und Reichweite gefördert.
by Thomas Murschetz, Sicilì and Zürich
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100% funded
CHF 8’050 pledged
33 backers
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Music, art, and Literature

The Erlkings: Franz & Ludwig

Join The Erlkings as they create their next studio recorded double-album, featuring Neapolitan mandolin virtuoso Marcello Smigliante Gentile and songs by Beethoven and Schubert!
by The Erlkings, Vienna, London, and Naples
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106% funded
EUR 15’933 pledged
138 backers
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Architecture, tourism, and Environment

Casa Tre Valli

Wir wollen ein über 200 jähriges Tessiner Steinhaus renovieren, neu beleben und darin CO2 neutrale Ferien ermöglichen. Hilf uns den ökologischen Umbau zu realisieren.
by Katharina Oehler, Gregor Vögtli, and Andreas Renz, Biasca
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119% funded
CHF 26’280 pledged
50 backers
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Art and Education

Wie die alten Meister...

Das Crowdfunding ermöglicht mir eine Basisausbildung als Skulpteur und wird mir das Wissen und die Instrumente liefern, die ich brauche, um meine Skills autodidaktisch zu erweitern.
by Annika Schick, Florence
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118% funded
CHF 5’570 pledged
30 backers
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Food, Sport, and Tourism

Gesero Hut summer 2021

We want to invest in small works of embellishment and renovation in order to ensure a last and glorious season at the Gesero Hut located at 1774 meters above sea level.
by Andrea Gerna, Arbedo-Castione
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105% funded
CHF 6’315 pledged
45 backers
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Community and Tourism

Rettet unser kleines B&B

Corona hat uns an die Existenzgrenze gebracht und wir – meine Frau, ihre Mama und ich – sind dabei unser Familien geführtes B&B zu verlieren. Wir bitten Euch um eine kleine Hilfe.
by HomeSuiteHome, Merano
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105% funded
EUR 3’150 pledged
3 backers
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Exhibition, Publishing, and Art

Ausstellung #iorestoacasa

«Was siehst du, wenn du aus dem Fenster schaust?» Du hättest diese Ausstellung auch gerne gesehen? Hilf mit, dann ist schon bald eine virtuelle Besichtigung möglich und wir überwinden Raum und Zeit!
by konzept&klartext, Govone
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100% funded
CHF 4’800 pledged
17 backers
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Agriculture, Community, and Environment

Food Forest in Sizilien

Sei von Anfang an mit dabei! Ermögliche eine klimafreundliche und mafiafreie Landwirtschaft in Sizilien und hilf mit, dass sich die frischen Früchte und Nüsse schon bald auf den Weg zu uns machen.
by Crowd Container, Parrini
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113% funded
CHF 67’875 pledged
477 backers
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Music

L’Elisir d’amore

Opern-Liebhaber müssen nicht zwingend zu einer Grossstadt fahren um eine Aufführung zu geniessen. Piccola Opera produziert L’Elisir d’amore im Taschenformat und dafür hautnah.
by Natalie Eichenberger, Beinwil am See and Ascona
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104% funded
CHF 3’120 pledged
11 backers
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Startup, agriculture, and Environment

Food Waste as Resource

Help us to build the little house for the queen of bioconversion. Where it reproduces and prepares itself for the process of valorization of food waste into new sustainable and healthy resources.
by Elisa Filippi and Elena Bittante, Tesserete
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102% funded
CHF 25’517 pledged
65 backers
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Publishing, Politics, and Community

1 Stadtkarte + 2 Leporellos

Mit deiner Hilfe entwickeln und produzieren wir - VON UND FÜR GEFLÜCHTETE - eine alternative Stadtkarte von Lecce und zwei Leporellos, exklusiv für die Strassenverkäuferinnen von Lecce.
by tOmi Scheiderbauer, Lecce
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130% funded
EUR 7’830 pledged
56 backers
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Community and Tourism

Explore Switzerland Pass

Explore Switzerland gibt dir die Schlüssel der Schweiz!
by Explore Switzerland, Neuchâtel, Lugano, and Bern
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129% funded
CHF 12’948 pledged
139 backers
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Kids / Youth and Education

Mädchen-Power auf der Alp

Mädchen von 9-12 Jahren verbringen im August eine Woche im Tessiner Bergdorf Ces und erlernen durch Theater, Spiel & Spass in der Umgebung neue Fähigkeiten und werden zu ganz individuellen Heldinnen.
by Jeannine, Chironico
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113% funded
CHF 1’701 pledged
18 backers
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Performing Arts

La principessa azzurra

Was wäre, wenn die Märchenprinzessin ihre Verehrer abweisen und mit dem Drachen fliehen würde?
by Compagnia Teatro La Fuffa, Udine and Lausanne
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102% funded
CHF 6’122 pledged
51 backers
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Publishing, Design, and Architecture

Umberto Riva

«BEYOND MODERNITY: THE ARCHITECTURE OF UMBERTO RIVA. CRITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS 1989-2015». Author: Maria Bottero. Editorial coordination: Claudia Mion. Graphical design: Spassky Fischer. Support us!
by Éditions Cosa Mentale, Milan and Paris
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121% funded
EUR 6’062 pledged
71 backers
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Agriculture, tourism, and Environment

An environment to protect

In the last 25 years we have taken care of the countryside in Liguria. This year some unexpected events such as harsh weather and Covid-19 have hit us heavily. We need your support to start again!
by Alessia, Rialto
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101% funded
EUR 20’258 pledged
114 backers
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Community, art, and Education

Helfende Hände für Peccia

Der Werkplatz der Scuola di Scultura ist leer. Ateliers sind verlassen. Ohne Corona würden Hammer und Meissel geschwungen und Motorsägen singen. Die Krise trifft uns existenziell - bitte hilf uns!
by Scuola di Scultura, Peccia
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187% funded
CHF 93’724 pledged
257 backers
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Film and Sport

Le P'tit avait un rêve...

Court-métrage autobiographique de ma vie de 15-20 minutes, retraçant mon parcours d'un jeune footballeur ayant des rêves plein la tête et toutes les difficultées qui vont avec...
by Davide Rao, Riviera
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115% funded
CHF 2’880 pledged
49 backers
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Technology, tourism, and Environment

Wiil

Nous avons réalisé ce projet pour permettre à n'importe qui de pouvoir visiter une ville et y découvrir ses lieux emblématiques en quelques minutes et ce sur une trottinette électrique 100% Suisse.
by Luca Ferrari, Leonard Pestalozzi, and Siméon Wehrli et Tanguy Bibus, Riviera
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125% funded
CHF 31’328 pledged
137 backers
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Performing Arts

«Rivelare il nascosto»

A two parts performance: «Unique female experience, period» speaks of the stigma linked to menstruation and «Souvenir du futur» is inspired by the witch trials where the power of resistance overcome.
by Virginia _Luana, Locarno
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100% funded
CHF 3’500 pledged
20 backers
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Community and Sport

Ketsui 2.0

La famiglia del Box di CrossFit Ketsui è cresciuta diventando una vera comunità di persone che vogliono fare sport divertendosi e abbiamo bisogno di uno spazio più grande per ospitare tutti noi e te!
by Ketsui, Sant'Antonino
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137% funded
CHF 41’350 pledged
38 backers
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Food and Education

Ramen autentici in Ticino

Aiutatemi a realizzare il sogno di una vita...Andare in Giappone per il mio compleanno a perfezionare dai veri maestri del Ramen la tecnica perfetta, da riportare e condividere in Ticino al rientro
by David & Monia, Lugano
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121% funded
CHF 2’435 pledged
53 backers
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Art

Mask is freedom

Pierangelo Summa, masks creator, puppeteer and theatre director, left us a hundred Commedia dell’Arte’s masks' moulds. Help us save them !
by RS, Como
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127% funded
EUR 7’660 pledged
86 backers
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Performing Arts

«Nothing is Lost»

We are thirteen young artists (Cie Il Branco) and we will perform our piece «Nothing is Lost» at the Teatro Dimitri (TI) in October. We are spread all over Europe and we need your help to reunite!
by Cie Il Branco, Verscio
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112% funded
CHF 3’374 pledged
32 backers
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Food, Sport, and Environment

Mate y Moka

Purchase and transformation of a grotto: it will become an ecological, vegetarian and naturalistic island, Bringing lovers of nature, trekking, climbing and vegetarian sympathizers.
by Silvana Rodriguez and Alejandro, Cevio and Bignasco
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110% funded
CHF 44’186 pledged
143 backers
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Politics, Community, and Environment

Giovani Verdi al Nazionale!

Aiutaci a sostenere la nostra campagna per le elezioni nazionali di ottobre 2019! Siamo giovani, impegnat* e motivat* a garantire un futuro vivibile e sostenibile per tutte e per tutti!
by CristinaGardenghi, Bellinzona
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160% funded
CHF 1’600 pledged
23 backers
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Food and Startup

Werde selbst Weinproduzent

Eine Gruppe von Freunden und Weinexperten hat es sich zum Ziel gesetzt, mit renommierten Weingütern und Önologen direkt vor Ort einmalige Weine zu kreieren. Sei von Anfang an bei «Ars Nobilis» dabei.
by arsnobilis, Magliano in Toscana
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136% funded
CHF 13’665 pledged
67 backers
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Art

Lago Mio artist residency

Above the roofs of Lugano in an old house, we opened an artist residency with very little money. Now we are collecting to pay tribute to the work of our first guests in an exhibition with a catalog.
by Lago Mio and Benedikt Wyss, Lugano
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107% funded
CHF 7’502 pledged
47 backers
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Music

Jasmine Giaquinto first EP

My heart leaps every single time I say loudly that I’m recording my first EP, consisting of new songs written by myself. I need your support in order to let this dream come true.
by Jasmine Giaquinto, Bellinzona
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101% funded
CHF 3’040 pledged
30 backers
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Performing Arts

Young Lab – MORGEN project

We are back! Third year of life and third production. Morgen is a theatre piece for Young Audiences that stages 11 characters who are looking for an utopic future in a post-apocalyptical setting.
by YoungLab, Lugano
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107% funded
CHF 5’399 pledged
49 backers
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Music, Community, and Sport

BoomBoomBike-Carona-sveglia

CIAO! Se ti piace la musica, la mobilità lenta e fare party
La BOOMBOOMBIKE fa il caso tuo!
siamo una piccola associazione di Carona-TI (quelli della colazione in piazza, dei party alla cava ecc...).
by Giotto, Lugano
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100% funded
CHF 11’050 pledged
95 backers
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Politics and Community

manifestaTI – 14 giugno

Sosteniamo le tante le donne e gli uomini solidali che parteciperanno allo sciopero nazionale delle donne!
Per realizzare tutte le attività di questa lunga giornata abbiamo bisogno di te!


by verso lo sciopero femminista, Bellinzona
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101% funded
CHF 2’530 pledged
14 backers
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Music

Eternal Delyria New Album

We’re Eternal Delyria from Ticino and we need your help to create our new CD. Find out how…
by ClodDelyria, Lugano
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112% funded
CHF 6’755 pledged
43 backers
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Film and Music

Florian Summer - Palermo

Für das zweite Album reist Florian Summer mit der ganzen Band nach Palermo. Die neuen Songs klingen nach Töffli mit voll aufgedrehtem Gashahn und abgeschraubtem Auspuff. Komm mit auf die Reise!
by Juri, Herisau and Palermo
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100% funded
CHF 9’000 pledged
19 backers
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Film

IDDU – Island Stories

Stromboli – a volcano island in transition between old traditions and modern times. A documentary of island stories told by its inhabitants over four seasons.
by Miriam Maria Ernst and Stefano Bertacchini, Stromboli
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101% funded
CHF 15’266 pledged
86 backers
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Music and Art

Bumblebees First Album

Hey mains! We are Bumblebees, a neo-psichedelia/dream pop band from Zürich/Ticino (CH). Soon we will drop our first LP «Dancing Dots in the Dark». Help us reach this important achievement.
by Bumblebees, Zürich, Lausanne, and Lugano
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150% funded
CHF 9’004 pledged
98 backers
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Film and Community

Nuovo sipario Cinema LUX

L'idea del LUX art house di Massagno è quella di sostituire il sipario dello schermo, ormai deteriorato dal tempo, per poterlo usare quotidianamente ed avere un cinema sempre migliore e più funzionale
by LUX art house, Massagno
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129% funded
CHF 3’885 pledged
65 backers
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Film, agriculture, and Education

Seeds for the Future

A documentary about Rudolf Steiner and the fruits of his ideas. An independent project filmed in Ticino, Switzerland, focusing on the fields of study where Steiner's ideas have been most fruitful.
by Susana de Sousa Tavares and GabrieleLenzi, Lugano, Locarno, and Alto Malcantone
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107% funded
CHF 6’331 pledged
37 backers
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Agriculture and Environment

Projekt Ziegenstall

Wir benötigen einen geeigneten Winterstall und Zufutter für unsere Ziegen. Durch die diesjährige extreme Hitze muss Futter nachgekauft werden um den Bedarf decken zu können.
by Sonnenseite, Onsernone
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102% funded
CHF 7’700 pledged
16 backers
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Politics and Community

Sostieni la GISO!

Tramite questo progetto, contribuisci a sostenere la campagna dei candidati e delle candidate della Gioventù Socialista per le elezioni cantonali ticinesi del 2019.
by Gioventù Socialista Ticino, Bellinzona
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110% funded
CHF 2’770 pledged
28 backers
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Agriculture, tourism, and Environment

Erhaltung Oeko-Oase/Heuernte

Um unsere Wiesen auf dem Berg-Bauernhof, hoch über dem Verzascatal zu pflegen, benötigen wir einen neuen Balkenmäher um Heu zu produzieren.
by Tobias, Vogorno
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113% funded
CHF 10’234 pledged
66 backers
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Music, Performing arts, and Dance

CAVA

Site-specific, immersive, multidisciplinary 360°-Theatre-Performance at the historic marble quarries of Arzo, Ticino, Switzerland.
by Onyrikon, Arzo
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101% funded
CHF 10’158 pledged
75 backers

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