In France through the web site managed to collect a record 1.6 million euros for the restoration of the castle of La Motte-Sandie in the West of the country. On it informs Agency AFP.
The castle was built in the XIII century. The last owner of the castle has not maintained the building in good condition, so the site Dartagnans.fr and the local Association decided to Adapt the Chateau to raise money for its repair.
The website is offered to become shareholders of the castle for 51 euros, of which 50 euros I would go for restoration work and 1 Euro for the purchase of shares in joint venture, designed for object management.
As a result, about 25 thousand people from 115 countries have transferred funds to repair and are co-owners of château de La Motte-Sandie. It was as French citizens, and residents of Afghanistan, Burkina Faso and Peru. “It’s a record in France and probably in Europe, from the point of view of the number of contributions,” – said the head of Dartagnans Romaine, Delum.
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