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A creative café where women can showcase their creative talents. A place for women to encourage and inspire each other.

by Jade Muat-Dodd in Liverpool, England, United Kingdom

New stretch target

Reaching the target of £1000 would be an incredible starting point, however I would still need further funding from another source. If I reached the stretch target of £5000 then the further funding would be much more achievable. 

My vision is a creative café where woman can showcase their talents, a place for women to inspire each other.

The café will be ran by a team of amazing ladies with a background in both the arts and hospitality. We will sell coffees, cakes, sandwiches and more and will be a comfy, cosy space, with books, cushions, blankets and everything else to make people feel at home.

Although we want to focus the limelight on women, absolutely everyone will be welcome. We will host special events showcasing female art exhibitions, print fairs and open mic nights. Beyond this it will function as a workshop space for creatives to collaborate, exhibit and sell their work.

I'm an illustrator and maker, and empowered woman. After finishing my illustration degree in 2014 I've spent years illustrating and creating in my spare time, whilst working full-time in bars, restaurants and coffee shops.

Shecan has always been a little dream of mine, I want to make this a creative hub where women can get together to collaborate, encourage each other and feel safe sharing their ideas. A place that gives female creatives a space to empower other women, learn new skills and sell their work. With experience both as an illustrator and in the hospitality industry I know I can pair my skills to create an amazing place.

  • If you pledge just £1 or more you will get a shout out thank you on all of the Shecan social media, and the first lot of invites to all of the Shecan events. 
  • £3 or more will get you a feminist sticker and badge duo.
  • £10 or more will get you an independent woman post card pack - 3 postcard sized prints. 
  • £20 or more will get you a Shecan mug. 
  • If you give £30 or more you will get an A4 empowering screen print.
  • A pledge of £50 or more will get you a hand printed, handmade Shecan cushion. 
  • Give £100 or more for an A4 commission of an inspiring woman of your choice!

    Examples of the rewards can be found in the video and with every tier you will also get all of the previous rewards.

The money will enable me make this idea a reality, with a little funding I will be one step closer to finding the perfect premises, purchasing my first bulk of stock and holding the first few empowering events.

Q. Is this a female only cafe?

No! Everyone and anyone will be welcome. We will simply use the space as a platform to bring female creatives into the limelight.

Q. Will you have vegan options in the cafe? 

We will have lots of vegan options, we will sell a variety of food and drink and cater for everyone!

Q. What countries can you ship rewards to?

We can ship the rewards worldwide.

Q. Can I pledge for more than one reward?

As each price goes up with each pledge tier, you will also receive all the previous rewards. So if you want more than one reward, simply pledge for the higher priced one to receive all the previous rewards too.


This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£1 or more

Shout out

Pledge £1 or more and you will receive a public thank you and shout out on all Shecan social media and you’ll be the first to be invited to the first lot of Shecan events!

£3 or more

14 of 100 claimed

Badge & sticker

Pledge £3 or more and you will get a feminist badge and sticker duo, plus the previous shout out reward.

£10 or more

9 of 30 claimed

Postcard pack

Give £10 or more to get an independent women postcard pack with 3 motivating postcards, plus previous rewards.

£20 or more

8 of 30 claimed

She Can mug

Pledge £20 or more and receive a mug with the motivational "She Can" logo (the "She Can" mug will only be for sale in the Shecan coffee shop and will not be found for sale anywhere else online.) Plus previous rewards.

£30 or more

4 of 30 claimed

Empowering A4 print

Give £30 or more to get an empowering A4 print, hand screen printed by me! plus all previous rewards.

£50 or more

2 of 20 claimed

She Can cushion

Give £50 or more to receive a hand printed, hand made "She Can" cushion, (She Can cushions are exclusive to crowdfunder and will not be for sale anywhere else) plus all previous rewards.

£100 or more

2 of 5 claimed

Inspiring female commission

Give £100 or more for a personal, original A4 commission from me of any inspiring woman of your choice. It could be yourself, your mum or anyone else who inspires you. Plus all previous rewards

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