Water for Rojava

Solidarity Economy Assoc. (SEA) profile

Project by Solidarity Economy Assoc. (SEA)

We did it
On 16th June 2020 we successfully raised £105,542 ( + est. £2196.75 Gift Aid ) with 1128 supporters in 30 days

Help us raise £100,000 to support women's co-operatives and vital water projects in North-East Syria. Water is not a weapon, water is life!

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation

£5 or more

Our heartfelt thanks

No matter how small, every donation helps build support for the people of Rojava.

£12 or more

58 of 100 claimed

Latest edition of New Internationalist magazine

Upcoming July/August 2020 issue of New Internationalist – 'Betrayed again: Why we must back the Kurds'.

£20 or more

76 of 144 claimed

A 'Water for Rojava' mug

A limited edition mug with the campaign logo, beautifully designed for us by the Autonomous Design Group www.weareadg.org

£20 or more

72 of 100 claimed

Women's Revolution poster A3

A beautiful Risograph poster designed by Autonomous Design Group, and printed by Footprint Workers Co-operative especially for the campaign - "For women's liberation, a cooperative economy, direct democracy and social ecology". Includes postage.

£25 or more

12 of 200 claimed

MRGA book - Kurdish

The book of the campaign Make Rojava Green Again in Kurdish. Includes shipping.

£25 or more

36 of 200 claimed

MRGA book - English

The book of the campaign Make Rojava Green Again in English language. Includes shipping.

£25 or more

6 of 200 claimed

MRGA book - German

The book of the campaign Make Rojava Green Again in German language. Includes shipping.

£25 or more

4 of 5 claimed

Box set of STIR Magazines

Box set of themed STIR Magazines (UK Only) - the magazine for the new economy - kindly donated by www.stirtoaction.com

£30 or more

4 of 10 claimed

Pre-release of Derek Wall's new book

Derek Wall has kindly donated some pre-release copies of his upcoming Climate Strike book, due to be released on 4 July, 2020.

£30 or more

9 of 10 claimed

Print subscriptions to STIR Magazine

One year print subscriptions to STIR Magazine (UK Only) - the magazine for the new economy - kindly donated by www.stirtoaction.com

£30 or more

6 of 10 claimed

Signed copies of Chav Solidarity

A signed copy of the book 'Chav Solidarity' by DP Hunter, in internationalist solidarity with the working class everywhere. Includes shipping. Donated by DP Hunter and www.theclassworkproject.com

£30 or more

12 of 50 claimed

Make Rojava Green Again flag

A flag with the logo of the Make Rojava Green Again campaign. Size: 98x160cm. Includes shipping. Donated by www.makerojavagreenagain.org

£35 or more

1 of 2 claimed

Print subscriptions to Lumpen Journal

One year print subscriptions to Lumpen - a Journal of Poor and Working Class writing - kindly donated by www.theclassworkproject.com

£45 or more

33 of 40 claimed

Make Rojava Green Again T-Shirt

A t-shirt from the Make Rojava Green Again campaign (choice of colour, size and style). As seen here: https://black-mosquito.org/en/make-rojava-green-again-verschiedene-farben-tailliertes-shirt.html

£50 or more

2 of 12 claimed

Radical Routes Co-op Merch Bundle

Radical Routes have put together a bunch of great co-operative merchandise for the campaign, including ‘How to set up a workers co-op’ and ‘How to set up a housing co-op’ books, a co-operative values and principles tea-towel, an A3 ‘Use your local co-op’ poster PLUS a Water for Rojava campaign poster and mug! *UK shipping ONLY* Donated by www.radicalroutes.org.uk

£120 or more

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Beer! (+films!)

5L bag of beer delivered every 2 months (x4). This reward can only be delivered within 15 miles of Belper (South Derbyshire, England), possibly to Nottingham, Birmingham, Leeds, or otherwise by collection. lovingly brewed and donated by Bartleby’s Brewery Workers’ Coop www.bartlebysbrewery.com

£120 or more

0 of 1 claimed

Beer! (+films!)

A 20L box of beer, lovingly brewed and donated by Bartleby’s Brewery Workers’ Coop www.bartlebysbrewery.com. This reward can only be delivered within 15 miles of Belper (South Derbyshire, England), possibly to Nottingham, Birmingham, Leeds, or otherwise by collection.

£150 or more

2 of 5 claimed

An evening with Debbie Bookchin (+films!)

Debbie will read from unpublished work by her father Murray Bookchin, whose ideas have in part helped shape the Rojava Revolution, and will speak about her own work as an author and journalist, her time in Rojava, and how ideas of social ecology and radical municipalism can help transform our world. This is a one-off exclusive and unrecorded intimate online gathering with time for discussion. 5 participants only. Sat 27 June, 5-6pm London time.

£200 or more

2 of 3 claimed

A pair of London Kurdish Film Festival passes

The London Kurdish Film Festival (LKFF) are supporting the campaign with three PAIRS of passes, giving full access to all films (except the Gala Film) at the next London Kurdish Film Festival *PLUS* the digital Pack of Kurdish Cinema & Music. Films galore! LKFF had to postpone the 11th edition of the festival due to covid19, but it will take place as soon as possible. New dates to be announced on www.lkff.co.uk

£200 or more

0 of 4 claimed

Original artwork by Janet Biehl (+films!)

Janet Biehl has generously donated more pieces of her original artwork in support of the campaign after the first two were snapped up. Each piece is a completely unique ink and watercolour portrait inspired by Kurdish people dancing, and each is signed by Janet. This reward includes international shipping *PLUS* the digital Pack of Kurdish Cinema and Music.

£600 or more

1 of 2 claimed

Joey Lawrence Photo Print (+films!)

A unique print by world-renowned photographer Joey Lawrence of a Kurdish woman baking bread in the Makhmour Refugee Camp. This photo, originally included in his book “We Came from Fire”, will be printed and signed by Lawrence specifically for the Water for Rojava campaign in a limited edition poster print size of approximately 17x22 inches on archival fine art paper. It will be mailed from New York after Coronavirus restrictions are lifted.

£20 or more

25 of 25 claimed

Digital subscriptions to STIR Magazine

One year digital subscriptions to STIR Magazine - the magazine for the new economy - kindly donated by www.stirtoaction.com

£25 or more

25 of 25 claimed

Co-operative tea towels

10 Reasons Co-ops Rock Organic Tea Towels. Originally designed by Molly McLead to promote the board game Co-opoly, these rad tea-towels have been donated by Unicorn Grocery Co-operative in Manchester. Includes shipping.

£25 or more

5 of 5 claimed

Digital subscriptions to Lumpen Journal

One year digital subscriptions to Lumpen - a Journal of Poor and Working Class writing. Not usually available to buy as a digital subscription, this is a special offer for the campaign, kindly donated by www.theclassworkproject.com

£100 or more

30 of 30 claimed

Digital Pack of Kurdish Cinema and Music

Five full length Kurdish films, plus four short films - one from each part of Kurdistan - plus a collection of traditional Kurdish music. Full length films included in this package: 1) I am the Revolution 2) Berxweden Jiyane 3) Memories of Stone 4) Comander Arian 5) The Press

£150 or more

20 of 20 claimed

Traditional floral scarf from Kurdistan (+films!)

Traditional floral scarf from Kurdistan, kindly donated by the New York Kurdish Film and Cultural Festival (www.nykfcf.com). Choose from dark blue, burgundy, or black, all with tassel. Includes international shipping *PLUS* this reward comes in addition to the digital Pack of Kurdish Cinema & Music!

£300 or more

2 of 2 claimed

Original artwork by Janet Biehl

Janet Biehl has kindly donated two pieces of her original signed artwork. They are in ink and watercolour portraits inspired by Kurdish women dancing at the New Year festival Newroz. Includes international shipping *PLUS* the digital Pack of Kurdish Cinema and Music.

£500 or more

1 of 1 claimed

A pair of tickets to the STIR to Action festival

A pair of tickets to the STIR to Action festival: 'Playground for the New Economy', set to take place in Frome (UK) from 1-3 September 2020. Join us for three days of inspiring conversations, interactive workshops, idea surgeries, virtual reality experiences, live podcasts, sustainable food, craft beer, wild swimming, and live music *PLUS* the digital Pack of Kurdish Cinema and Music.

£500 or more

1 of 1 claimed

A signed script of Maxine Peake’s 'Only Mountains'

A signed script of Maxine Peake's powerful radio drama ‘Only Mountains’ (www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000g67x). The script will be signed by Maxine Peake, placed in a hard back binder and offered as a one-off exclusive reward in support of the campaign. This reward comes with the #Water4Rojava mug, women’s revolution poster AND the digital pack of Kurdish cinema and music!

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