PAPILLON-non profit organization

Exhibition of live tropical butterflies in Slovakia-Sturovo

"Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you." - Nathaniel Hawthorne

We need your help to get the kids outside, and that the science of life! Help Build a Home for Butterfly House!

"Do just once what others say you can't do, and you will never pay attention to their limitations again." - James R. Cook

When the idea of Butterfly house was born, they said you will not collect any cent for this project. I didnĀ“t accept this and then I found the Indiegogo. I know that Slovakia is not between western advanced countries, but I also know that you my dear reader do not think so. Do you also want to read this at the entrance of the Butterfly House : This wonderful Butterfly house would never had been built up: George J.-USA, Agnetha S. -Norway, Sue T.-Australia, Hans.D-Deutschland, ..... HERE COULD BE YOUR NAME.... without they donation. Thousands of school students thanks you , who fell in love for a life with this flying jewels of living nature. Living tropical butterflies in the poorest region of Slovakia for the delight of thousands children? Yes, from your donation.

We need your help to get the kids outside, and that the science of life!

Why Give to this Project? What do you need?

Starting a full-fledged Butterfly House means investing in the necessities.

Here is what I need:

1. Replace old windows and doors - 2 670 EUR

2. Heating room-new gas boiler  -    2600 EUR

                                and 6 radiators -    1008 EUR

3. Salary cost for one summer intern = 2400 EUR  (40 hours per week helping with training and support for 12 weeks, at 5 EUR per hour)

Total Start-Up Funds Needed =:    8678 EUR

Campaign launch: December 2014


$10EUR Virtual High FiveThanks so much! High Five!

$100EUR Framed Butterfly We will show our appreciation for your generous contribution by sending you a gorgeous framed butterfly specimen that was humanely and sustainably raised.

$1000EUR Butterfly Champion We will build and register an official Monarch Waystation in your honor to reward your generosity at the $1000 level.

Other Ways You Can Help

If you own a businees or offer a service you can donate a "perk" to the project. A perk is something offered as a thank-you for making a money donation, such as free tickets, a watch, a computer, software, a massage, oil change, tire rotation, palm reading, and so on.If you are famous, well-connected, a spokes person, you can jump in by sending out emails, posting to your social media, and help to spread the word about the project and help grow donations.You can help a lot by linking to this project from your Web site, your Facebook page, Google+, Linkedin, or any other cyber based platform.You can email your friends telling about this great project that is seeking funding.

Maybe you just can't contribute, but that doesn't mean you can't help! The Milkweed Matters team is a firm believer in free hugs and positive energy. Here's how you can help our spirits:

  • Write us an email with your story, opinions, or encouragement.
  • Help us get the word about our campaign by sharing this with everyone you know!

In Closing

If we reach our funding goal, we will be able to raise enough butterflies to generate cca. 8000 EUR.

We can't express enough how grateful we are for this opportunity to make a difference in the world around us. We are thrilled that you are considering our project as one worthy of your support. Thank you!

Why Your Contribution is Important

It will allow visitors at butterfly house in Sturovo- Slovak republic, rare native butterflies firsthand, to experience for themselves why these treasures of the natural world are worth protecting.

It will allow a Native child to witness the miracle of metamorphosis, possibly inspiring them to shoot for a career in biology or ecology. or medicine.It will give children everywhere touched by this project the chance to connect with a butterfly instead of a video game, possibly being the single most important reason why one day in the future they will choose to take a stand for protecting our threatened animals, plants and ecosystems.

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