2013 Turtle Calendar: What an amazing response from supporters!

Written by Dr. Chen Pelf Nyok

Dr. Chen is the co-founder of Turtle Conservation Society of Malaysia. She currently heads the community-based River Terrapin Conservation Project in Kemaman, Terengganu, Malaysia.

7 Dec 2012

About 2 weeks ago, the 2013 Turtle Calendars that we were promoting on our website, Facebook and Twitter were finally ready for distribution. And within a few days, we had sold out the first 1,500 copies that we had ordered!

The overwhelming response from friends, friends of friends as well as TCS supporters prompted us to order a second printing of 1,500 copies and to date, we have sold more than 2,200 sets of calendars! And not only did our friends and supporters buy the calendars, Olivia Siow, Joyce Lee and Pelf Yeen (yes, my sister) have also blogged about their purchases!

And these are what some of our supporters say on Twitter:

“Hope the calendars increase awareness among westcoast ppl abt turtle conservation, that it’s not just the eastcoast’s responsibility.”
Joyce Lee

“I like the calendars’ compact size. Easy to place anywhere. Design, colour easy on the eyes. Educational & spread awareness.”
– Evelyn Teh

“…they’re really cute & make good christmas gifts! No wonder my mum keeps buying more.”
Toh Yin Li

“The mosaic turtles are really cute and the print quality of the calendar is good too ;D”
Olivia Siow

“The calendars are cute and attractive (bcoz its colorful), but my fave thing is its good paper quality!”
Aini Hasanah

“…I really love the calendar & I think the idea is so brilliant. It’s the perfect gift. Thanks!”
Jennifer Lim

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for supporting our year-end fund-raising project by purchasing our Turtle Calendars. We sincerely hope that you and your recipients will love the calendars as much as we do :D

P/S: If you would like to purchase our 2013 Turtle Calendar, please send an email to [email protected] and remember to indicate how many copies you’d like, as well as your mailing address :D While stocks lasts!

P/P/S: For some calendar buzz and to see how fast the calendars are selling, check out our Facebook page too :D

Updated on 21st December 2012:
We have sold more than 3,000 calendars to supporters from Malaysia, Australia, Canada, Doha, Hong Kong, UK, Singapore and the USA!

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