Re: [GKD] RFI: How Can A Grassroots Project Obtain Financing From Private Donors In Rich Countries?

2005-06-29 Thread Andy Lieberman
Dear Colleagues, As I've been struggling over the last couple of years to build up an NGO in rural Guatemala, I have been learning a lot about trying to match our organization's needs and wants with those of donors. It has been much tougher than I expected. Those of us in the field have specific

Re: [GKD-DOTCOM] Is Profitability Essential for Sustainability?

2004-11-03 Thread Andy Lieberman
Dear GKD Members, I would like to add to Meddie's comments with a couple of things that have worked well for us in Guatemala. I would also like to describe a dilemma I am going through on the issue of profitability in a NGO. With the help of USAID/AED/EDC and World Learning, we have set up 28