Why support Quote This Woman+?

1. Because of our database.
Journalists use it to make sure the news represents everyone, not just the elite.

2. Because of our empowerment work.
This includes our storytelling initiatives and our “Women+ Own The Spotlight” training programmes.

3. Because we don’t charge.
Our database is free for everyone who uses it. That covers expert sources and the media.

We value all support, whether donations, funding, or volunteering.




We love the BackaBuddy fundraising platform. It has helped many women+ sources, media champions, gender justice warriors and friends of democracy support us.

BackaBuddy is a well-known crowdfunding platform that helps people and organisations raise funds for various causes. It ensures safe and secure transactions.

  1. Keeping your financial information safe through secure payment processing: BackaBuddy’s reputable payment processing partners handle online transactions securely, protecting the sensitive financial information of both donors and fundraisers.
  2. Anti-fraud verification processes: BackaBuddy verifies the identity of fundraisers to ensure they are legitimate and trustworthy. 
  3. Transparency: Donors can make informed decisions because the platform showcases the details of fundraisers, the causes they are raising funds for, and the progress of each campaign.
  4. Privacy and data protection: BackaBuddy takes user privacy seriously. They have measures in place to protect personal and sensitive information shared on the platform.
  5. Customer support: The platform will assist users with any issues, questions, or concerns they might have during their fundraising journey.
  6. User reviews and ratings: BackaBuddy allows users to leave reviews and ratings for fundraisers they have supported, which can help others gauge the legitimacy of a campaign.

Remember: it’s always advisable to exercise caution and conduct due diligence before supporting any fundraising campaign. Reading campaign descriptions, communicating with the fundraisers, and using secure payment methods are important steps to ensure your safety and security as a donor.



SnapScan is a growing mobile payment app. It allows users to make smartphone payments at participating merchants or platforms.

SnapScan is generally considered safe and secure for making payments. Some of the platform’s security features include:

  1. Encryption: SnapScan uses strong encryption to protect sensitive data, including payment information and personal details.
  2. Secure payment methods: SnapScan allows users to link their credit/debit cards or bank accounts to the app for payments. These payment methods are subject to their own security protocols, adding an extra layer of security.
  3. Two-factor authentication: SnapScan offers two-factor authentication (2FA) to enhance account security. This means users might need to provide an additional verification step, such as a one-time code sent to their registered mobile number, before completing a transaction.
  4. QR code scanning: Payments are initiated by scanning QR codes provided by merchants or recipients. This helps ensure that payments are directed to the intended recipient, reducing the risk of fraudulent transactions.
  5. Transaction verification: Users receive digital receipts and notifications for each transaction made through SnapScan. This allows users to verify their payments and detect any unauthorised activity promptly.
  6. User reviews: SnapScan allows users to leave reviews and ratings for merchants they’ve interacted with. This can help users gauge the legitimacy of a business before making a payment.
  7. Regular updates: The SnapScan app is regularly updated to address security vulnerabilities and enhance user safety.


Volunteers at Quote This Woman+ bring energy and new perspectives to all aspects of our work ranging from admin, tech support, design, social media content creation, to fundraising and database curation. We always welcome help and support, and we’d love to hear from you if you have time and skills to share. For the relationship to work, volunteers need to offer at least eight hours a week.

The easiest way is to send an email to hello@quotethiswoman.org.za with how you’d like to help and we’ll get back to you.

Our work is possible thanks to the support of our funders.