Forwards Southern Africa Project 2020

by Heather Turner in Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

Forwards Southern Africa Project 2020
We did it
On 5th February 2020 we successfully raised £2,700 with 44 supporters in 28 days

Help us put on R workshops and meetups in Southern Africa to support the development of the local R community.

by Heather Turner in Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

Thanks again for supporting the Forwards Southern Africa Project. Here's a round-up of what happened on Heather's trip
Johannesburg, South Africa (March 4-7)
Prior to the Johannesburg satRday, Heather assisted Bianca Peterson in running a 2-day Introduction to R Workshop. Interestingly, the participants were generally not intending to attend the satRday, but…

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Unfortunately, it was not possible to get the events in Namibia off the ground. Anybody visiting Namibia to run a workshop is required to obtain a volunteer or business visa, which is not a straight-forward process, and it was not possible to arrange this in time.
Nevertheless, the discussions we had…

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Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£10 or more

Supporter: online photos

As a supporter, you will receive access to a private online photo album so you can get the full picture of the Forwards South African Project by seeing the people involved and places visited. Pictures will be captioned.

£20 or more

AfricaR Ally: online photos + AfricaR hex

As an AfricaR Ally, you will receive access to the Forwards South African Project online photo album (described in the Supporter reward) plus an AfricaR hex sticker.

£50 or more

Forwards Fan: travel blog + AfricaR & Forwards hex

As a Forwards Fan, you will receive access to a private travel blog to read the full story of the Forwards South African Project. In addition, you will get both an AfricaR and a Forwards hex sticker.

£100 or more

Patron: blog + AfricaR & Forwards hex + postcard

As a Patron, you will receive access to the Forwards South African Project travel blog and both an AfricaR and a Forwards hex sticker. In addition we will send you a postcard from one of the countries visited.

£200 or more

2 of 20 claimed

Collector: Patron rewards + limited edition hex

As a Collector, you will receive access to the Forwards South African Project travel blog and we will send you a postcard from one of the countries visited. In addition, not only will you receive both an AfricaR and a Forwards hex sticker, but also a limited edition hex sticker created for this project.

£500 or more

0 of 6 claimed

Sponsor - travel blog + custom promotion

As a sponsor, you will receive access to the Forwards South African Project travel blog to read the full story of the events. In addition, we will work with you to promote you as a sponsor of the add-on events (excluding Joburg satRday). E.g. for a corporation/organisation, including logo in event marketing/slides; for an individual, including your R package/other public R work as an example in a talk. Sponsorship is subject to mutual agreement.

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