Fund Me 2 Do Good


Who am I? My name is Emilie. I\'m a social entrepreneur who started a non-profit organization in Colombia (South America) to teach conflict resolution and peace-building skills to children and youth.

What is my goal? To spread peace education throughout Latin America. 

What is my plan? To study an MBA (Master of Business Administration), in order to gain the management skills I will need to achieve my goal.

Why am I telling you this? An MBA isn\'t cheap, and starting a non-profit organization doesn\'t exactly bring in a lot of dough! I need as much help as I can get in order to be able to afford these studies, and this includes YOUR small or large contributions, and those of the people in your social networks.

What can YOU do NOW? 

1) Read \"The Long Story\", at If you already know you want to contribute, and don\'t need to read more, skip to step 2.

2) Click on the \"Donate Online\" button above. Once you have your credit card in hand, the whole process will take about 1 minute. No need to create an account, and payments are secure through PayPal.
**Alternatively, to reduce the service fee, you can:**
a) Send funds directly through PayPal:
- Right click on and select \"Open in new tab/window\"
- Sign in to your account
- Click on \"Send Money\"
- Enter my e-mail address as the recipient (emiliechristiane (at) gmail (dot) com for US funds or mlecbaird (at) hotmail (dot) com for CDN funds)
- Enter \"Personal\" -- \"Gift\" as the reason
b) Do a bank deposit or transfer
c) Send a cheque
Please write me at emiliechristiane (at) gmail (dot) com for the information you\'ll need for either of the last two.

3) Tell your friends, family members and acquaintances. This site will help you do that through Facebook, Twitter or e-mail, and you can also do it around the water cooler and the dinner table!

4) Post a message here or send me an e-mail with encouraging words, contacts that could be of use, fundraising ideas or stories about me that will motivate others to contribute.



Please take a look at the PowerPoint presentation at for more information about me, my background, my goal, my budget, etc.




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Toronto, ON
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