Avaaz is independently sponsoring change at a global level
avaaz is making change with over 30 thousand spnonsors a month. Avaaz does not use big corporations or sponsorships to fund its global change movement. Using internet sponsorships, Avaaz has gone viral. By focusing on garnering attention from internet savvy young sponsors, avaaz uses its funding to make serious change. From funding human rights abuses in Burma, to saving the slaughter of the Fin Whale, Avaaz is funding worldwide change. Change that people care about.
Avaaz means “Voice” in many languages
Avaaz is a revolution in choosing to raise awareness with issues that most concern people online. Using technology to raise awareness, Avaaz is utilizing their “voice”, or members, to explosively grow their campaign to more than 40 countries. To research whether a new campaign will take off, Avaaz first uses a small group of members to gauge responses. After that, the new campaign is launched full force. Utilizing full funding on breaking news for activism for what its members care about most. And with currently $12 million dollars a year, Avaaz is generating solutions that work.
Avaaz is the largest and most powerful online activist network
Avaaz is Making a difference from environmental threats like the great barrier reef to blatant homophobia in Costa Rica. Avaaz is sponsor driven. So, whatever you choose to click on this month,(called clicktivism)that is what Avaaz is scheming to take on next. No need to wait to go through corporate channels. All Avaaz needs is generated interest from its members to take a serious stance against current injustices.
Avaaz takes immediate action for global changes
What used to take months to resolve, Avaaz has been known to move within 3 days. As was the case in achieving the sentence of a young rape victim in located in the Maldives to be overturned. Avaaz finds out about a situation Monday and is known to make a move towards global change by Wednesday.