Tag Archives: Funding

Maintenance – How can we make small savings

Having celebrated Maya’s 100’000 km in Africa, one thing that did have a cost impact during that time is repair and maintenance…. I can tell you that I have learned a lot in the past 4 years about her mechanics… And so one way of saving is to perform some of the maintenance myself. And… Read More »

But what are the costs of being in the field? (Part 3)

In the last newsletters, we compared the costs of a 6-weeks period in Zimbabwe between what we had in our setting and what it would have been to fly from Europe. In Zimbabwe in 2016, our cost amounted to around $1’600 compared to $5’900-$6’200 if we were coming from Europe. If we look at the… Read More »

But what are the costs of being in the field? (Continued – Part 2)

In the last newsletter, we looked at the costs that we had for a 6-weeks period in Zimbabwe in 2016, to be there to support projects. We mentioned that our cost amounted to around $1’600 compared to $5’900-$6’200 if we were coming from Europe for the same 6 weeks. So how do we come to… Read More »

Does Not for Profit means that there is no money?

No… There is money involved… Like in everything… Even time… What does Not for Profit means then? A Not for Profit Organisation can raise money, through fund raising, donation, governmental funding, corporate funding or generate income through commercial activities (sales, consultancy work, etc…). What it means is that any funds received by the organisation is only… Read More »