[Foundation-l] Pledge bank

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Thu Nov 22 19:59:44 UTC 2007

> I really like the idea of having a pledge bank and keeping people who are
> making regular, albeit small, donations informed about what WMF is up to. If
> we can say, "Your donations allowed us to run a number of workshops in South
> Africa. That was 3 months ago, the Africaans Wikipedia has grown by x
> hundred articles since then." My objective here? You're showing donors that
> their money is making a difference, even if - with English WP at 2 mill+
> articles - they never notice the difference.

The problem is, most of the money goes on just keeping the servers
running, it doesn't go on anything interesting.

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