There is an Africa proverb, "One man cannot surround an anthill". The problems facing Africa require people to come together.
Citizens Initiative is just a transparent pipeline that connects those who need help to those with the resources to help. We use the power of crowdfunding to rally resources. We also partner local communities to be part of the process and to take ownership of the initiatives.
The campaign received funds from individual donors across the world through a GoFundMe and Zimbabwe's Ecocash. The effort became known as Citizens Initiative mainly because money was raised from more than 3000 individuals