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Positive Handprints. The idea - using our positive contributions, & the 5Ps of Sustainability as a system to reverse engineer a thrivable world.


  • Kathryn Bottrell

    Kathryn Bottrell says... WE DID IT!! IT'S ON!! Thank you SO VERY MUCH to everyone who has supported this campaign in some way! Whether you donated funds, advice or shared the campaign with friends and colleagues, you've all played a valuable part in the early days of an important movement - THANK YOU! =) We raised $7,225 USD (that's 145% of our tipping point goal!), with 56 backers… But that's not the full story… we are also now in negotiations with our first round of business patron supporters (all of whom are making and improving their Positive Handprints) taking us close to our $20k ultimate goal for this round, AND we're in talks with a university to help establish our team, to support the creation and build of our programme, platform and content, PLUS there's a few other VERY EXCITING possibilities now on the table in terms of emerging partnerships - stay tuned!… THANK YOU ALL for helping us to birth this first stage of the Positive Handprints Foundation's work!! So what's next? On a personal note, while Positive Handprints Foundation has had some incredible support from international and notable advisors, and community, this first stage of the build has been a sometimes crazy one-man-band, and I'm now looking forward to a brief wind-down of operations - time to drop in with my supportive but recently neglected family, and reunite myself with that old friend - sleep! Of course, anyone who knows me also knows that we won't be offline for long, and are already mapping out the next stages of community engagement and platform requirements! Very exciting stuff!! Get involved: As you may imagine there are MANY ways to get involved with Positive Handprints. To celebrate the beginning of a new era (end of the Mayan Calendar & all that), and a new year, we will be starting a Positive Handprints public journal, so start keeping an eye out for people, groups and businesses that are working for a thriving greater good with the 5Ps*!! If you have some energy to contribute to what we are doing, we'd LOVE to talk to you about volunteering opportunities. It's not too late to donate to our work, or to become a business patron member! Give us a hoy at [email protected] - we'd love to see how we can support each other in this valuable work! AND OF COURSE, get out there and start making your own POSITIVE HANDPRINTS! See the blog again from January 2013 for regular tips and ideas of the kind of things YOU can do to make a difference. To our supporters: For all those waiting on rewards, these will be prepared and shipped in January, and we thank you in advance for your patience over the holiday season. ;) Your generosity in contributing to the campaign is HUGELY APPRECIATED, and we look forward to reporting the progress of our efforts in the near future! . . . . . . . . Stay tuned. What's your Positive Handprint? "I'm making a Positive Handprint. ... Ask me how." People. Planet. Profit. Purpose. Passion.


Kathryn Bottrell

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