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    Share your best practices: Cycle 1

    Hi everyone,

    We here at Philanthropy University recognize that you guys, our learners, are experts in what you do. For that reason, we want to to hear your best practices for common challenges you face in your work.

    Every couple weeks, we will ask a new question related to your best practices at work. Please provide your and/or your organization's best practices, and "vote" for others’ best practices that you agree with or are helpful. Based on the best practices that get the most “votes”, we will gather this community’s favorite answers and make a collection of the Fundraising and Resource Mobilization community’s best practices. This collection of best practices will be available to all learners who visit this community, supporting other individuals interested in Fundraising and Resource Mobilization to overcome these common challenges.

    • What one strategy has been most useful to your organization to increase its income?
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  • administrators

    @unia Would you be able to share here some more about your organization's model of engaging small holder farmers as producers in its core business model?

  • Introduction%20to%20Fundraising-PhilanthropyU-Fundraising_101-1_1.0_20180402_20180422

    Diakch Company is a social enterprise working with small holder farmers to improve nutrition and income to have a sustainable rural livelihood projects through poultry(chicken) and livestock (goats).

    Business module:
    Diakch Company provide training to small holder farmers in modern rearing methods . The small holder farmers who have successful completed the training which include practical assignment to construct a shelter which can accommodate both the goats and chicken using cheap available materials in the community.

    The trained small holder farmers are given one month(layers) and ( broilers) plus feeds, those with indigenous goats are given the opportunity to cross breed with the exotic bred goat at Diakch demonstration farm at a fee, which is done by selection to have fittest and healthiest animals that will earn the highest price possible in the market.

    The farmers rear the chicken given to them for three to four months and are provided with veterinary services on the regularly basis. After that period the chicken start laying, the goats mature at four months for meat and for dairy goats conceive at four months.

    Diakch company buys from small holder farmers 90% of the products produced for example if one farmer produces 30 eggs a day,will buy 27 and leave 3, for milk if a goat produces 2 litres, will buy 1.55 litres and leave 0.45 litres, for broilers if the farmer produces 20, we buy 18 and leave 2, if the farmer sells a goat weighing 50kg we buy 45 kg and leave 5 kg for the farmer's family own consumption respectively.

    How does Diakch company make profit;

    It buys from small holder farmers at price, it will enable the company to recover it is production cost and at the same time both the farmers Diakch Company make profits.

    1 Reply
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    THE AFRICAN WOMEN INITIATIVE HAS USED MORE MEMBERSHHIP DRIVE TO RAISE FUNDS.

    1 Reply
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    @jason said in Share your best practices: Cycle 1:

    Hi everyone,

    We here at Philanthropy University recognize that you guys, our learners, are experts in what you do. For that reason, we want to to hear your best practices for common challenges you face in your work.

    Every couple weeks, we will ask a new question related to your best practices at work. Please provide your and/or your organization's best practices, and "vote" for others’ best practices that you agree with or are helpful. Based on the best practices that get the most “votes”, we will gather this community’s favorite answers and make a collection of the Fundraising and Resource Mobilization community’s best practices. This collection of best practices will be available to all learners who visit this community, supporting other individuals interested in Fundraising and Resource Mobilization to overcome these common challenges.

    • What one strategy has been most useful to your organization to increase its income?

    Christian Education and Development Organization (CEDO) was registered 24/June/2010, under Non-Governmental Organizations Act, 2002 with registration No. ooNGO/oooo3928 and operate in Tanzania Mainland, according with its governing constitution.

    CEDO is operates in Healthcare sector, Education, Agricultural, community development sectors.

    The organization is provide services to youths, elders, women and children, disabled people, orphans and prisoners.

    The one strategy that has been most useful to my organization to increase income is FUNDRAISING, asking money from donors.

    1 Reply
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    @9999999 said in Share your best practices: Cycle 1:

    THE AFRICAN WOMEN INITIATIVE HAS USED MORE MEMBERSHHIP DRIVE TO RAISE FUNDS.

    Do you have any strategies you can share to have a successful membership drive?

  • administrators

    @kalegeya said in Share your best practices: Cycle 1:

    @jason said in Share your best practices: Cycle 1:

    Hi everyone,

    We here at Philanthropy University recognize that you guys, our learners, are experts in what you do. For that reason, we want to to hear your best practices for common challenges you face in your work.

    Every couple weeks, we will ask a new question related to your best practices at work. Please provide your and/or your organization's best practices, and "vote" for others’ best practices that you agree with or are helpful. Based on the best practices that get the most “votes”, we will gather this community’s favorite answers and make a collection of the Fundraising and Resource Mobilization community’s best practices. This collection of best practices will be available to all learners who visit this community, supporting other individuals interested in Fundraising and Resource Mobilization to overcome these common challenges.

    • What one strategy has been most useful to your organization to increase its income?

    Christian Education and Development Organization (CEDO) was registered 24/June/2010, under Non-Governmental Organizations Act, 2002 with registration No. ooNGO/oooo3928 and operate in Tanzania Mainland, according with its governing constitution.

    CEDO is operates in Healthcare sector, Education, Agricultural, community development sectors.

    The organization is provide services to youths, elders, women and children, disabled people, orphans and prisoners.

    The one strategy that has been most useful to my organization to increase income is FUNDRAISING, asking money from donors.

    @Kalegeya What have been your strategies for fundraising? Do you fundraise from large foundations or from individuals? How do you find funding opportunities?

    1 Reply
  • Fundraising%3A%20Connecting%20with%20Donors-PhilanthropyU-Fundraising_201-1_1.0_20180423_20180520

    @jason said in Share your best practices: Cycle 1:

    @kalegeya said in Share your best practices: Cycle 1:

    @jason said in Share your best practices: Cycle 1:

    Hi everyone,

    We here at Philanthropy University recognize that you guys, our learners, are experts in what you do. For that reason, we want to to hear your best practices for common challenges you face in your work.

    Every couple weeks, we will ask a new question related to your best practices at work. Please provide your and/or your organization's best practices, and "vote" for others’ best practices that you agree with or are helpful. Based on the best practices that get the most “votes”, we will gather this community’s favorite answers and make a collection of the Fundraising and Resource Mobilization community’s best practices. This collection of best practices will be available to all learners who visit this community, supporting other individuals interested in Fundraising and Resource Mobilization to overcome these common challenges.

    • What one strategy has been most useful to your organization to increase its income?

    Christian Education and Development Organization (CEDO) was registered 24/June/2010, under Non-Governmental Organizations Act, 2002 with registration No. ooNGO/oooo3928 and operate in Tanzania Mainland, according with its governing constitution.

    CEDO is operates in Healthcare sector, Education, Agricultural, community development sectors.

    The organization is provide services to youths, elders, women and children, disabled people, orphans and prisoners.

    The one strategy that has been most useful to my organization to increase income is FUNDRAISING, asking money from donors.

    @Kalegeya What have been your strategies for fundraising? Do you fundraise from large foundations or from individuals? How do you find funding opportunities?

    Our strategies that have been used for fundraising is to identifying the donors and start to communicating with them by making the ask and thanking.

    We have successfully to raised money from individuals and foundations, such as Foundation for civil society (FCS), World Back, Government of Tanzania, Global Giving Foundation. etc

    We finds funding opportunities by searching donors and starting communicating with them by asking money and thanking.

    Thank you
    Japhet A. Kalegeya

    1 Reply
  • administrators

    @kalegeya said in Share your best practices: Cycle 1:

    @jason said in Share your best practices: Cycle 1:

    @kalegeya said in Share your best practices: Cycle 1:

    @jason said in Share your best practices: Cycle 1:

    Hi everyone,

    We here at Philanthropy University recognize that you guys, our learners, are experts in what you do. For that reason, we want to to hear your best practices for common challenges you face in your work.

    Every couple weeks, we will ask a new question related to your best practices at work. Please provide your and/or your organization's best practices, and "vote" for others’ best practices that you agree with or are helpful. Based on the best practices that get the most “votes”, we will gather this community’s favorite answers and make a collection of the Fundraising and Resource Mobilization community’s best practices. This collection of best practices will be available to all learners who visit this community, supporting other individuals interested in Fundraising and Resource Mobilization to overcome these common challenges.

    • What one strategy has been most useful to your organization to increase its income?

    Christian Education and Development Organization (CEDO) was registered 24/June/2010, under Non-Governmental Organizations Act, 2002 with registration No. ooNGO/oooo3928 and operate in Tanzania Mainland, according with its governing constitution.

    CEDO is operates in Healthcare sector, Education, Agricultural, community development sectors.

    The organization is provide services to youths, elders, women and children, disabled people, orphans and prisoners.

    The one strategy that has been most useful to my organization to increase income is FUNDRAISING, asking money from donors.

    @Kalegeya What have been your strategies for fundraising? Do you fundraise from large foundations or from individuals? How do you find funding opportunities?

    Our strategies that have been used for fundraising is to identifying the donors and start to communicating with them by making the ask and thanking.

    We have successfully to raised money from individuals and foundations, such as Foundation for civil society (FCS), World Back, Government of Tanzania, Global Giving Foundation. etc

    We finds funding opportunities by searching donors and starting communicating with them by asking money and thanking.

    Thank you
    Japhet A. Kalegeya

    Securing funding from organizations / entities such as those is a huge accomplishment. Congratulations to you @Kalegeya and your colleagues on that.

    You mention regular outreach/communication with donors in order to get these funding opportunities going. How do you find these donors in the first instance?

    1 Reply
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    @jason said in Share your best practices: Cycle 1:

    @kalegeya said in Share your best practices: Cycle 1:

    @jason said in Share your best practices: Cycle 1:

    @kalegeya said in Share your best practices: Cycle 1:

    @jason said in Share your best practices: Cycle 1:

    Hi everyone,

    We here at Philanthropy University recognize that you guys, our learners, are experts in what you do. For that reason, we want to to hear your best practices for common challenges you face in your work.

    Every couple weeks, we will ask a new question related to your best practices at work. Please provide your and/or your organization's best practices, and "vote" for others’ best practices that you agree with or are helpful. Based on the best practices that get the most “votes”, we will gather this community’s favorite answers and make a collection of the Fundraising and Resource Mobilization community’s best practices. This collection of best practices will be available to all learners who visit this community, supporting other individuals interested in Fundraising and Resource Mobilization to overcome these common challenges.

    • What one strategy has been most useful to your organization to increase its income?

    Christian Education and Development Organization (CEDO) was registered 24/June/2010, under Non-Governmental Organizations Act, 2002 with registration No. ooNGO/oooo3928 and operate in Tanzania Mainland, according with its governing constitution.

    CEDO is operates in Healthcare sector, Education, Agricultural, community development sectors.

    The organization is provide services to youths, elders, women and children, disabled people, orphans and prisoners.

    The one strategy that has been most useful to my organization to increase income is FUNDRAISING, asking money from donors.

    @Kalegeya What have been your strategies for fundraising? Do you fundraise from large foundations or from individuals? How do you find funding opportunities?

    Our strategies that have been used for fundraising is to identifying the donors and start to communicating with them by making the ask and thanking.

    We have successfully to raised money from individuals and foundations, such as Foundation for civil society (FCS), World Back, Government of Tanzania, Global Giving Foundation. etc

    We finds funding opportunities by searching donors and starting communicating with them by asking money and thanking.

    Thank you
    Japhet A. Kalegeya

    Securing funding from organizations / entities such as those is a huge accomplishment. Congratulations to you @Kalegeya and your colleagues on that.

    You mention regular outreach/communication with donors in order to get these funding opportunities going. How do you find these donors in the first instance?

    In the first instance I searching donors from, my network, family and asking money. When they agree or reject me I thanks them or sign the contract.

    S
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    @kalegeya said in Share your best practices: Cycle 1:

    @jason said in Share your best practices: Cycle 1:

    @kalegeya said in Share your best practices: Cycle 1:

    @jason said in Share your best practices: Cycle 1:

    @kalegeya said in Share your best practices: Cycle 1:

    @jason said in Share your best practices: Cycle 1:

    Hi everyone,

    We here at Philanthropy University recognize that you guys, our learners, are experts in what you do. For that reason, we want to to hear your best practices for common challenges you face in your work.

    Every couple weeks, we will ask a new question related to your best practices at work. Please provide your and/or your organization's best practices, and "vote" for others’ best practices that you agree with or are helpful. Based on the best practices that get the most “votes”, we will gather this community’s favorite answers and make a collection of the Fundraising and Resource Mobilization community’s best practices. This collection of best practices will be available to all learners who visit this community, supporting other individuals interested in Fundraising and Resource Mobilization to overcome these common challenges.

    • What one strategy has been most useful to your organization to increase its income?

    Christian Education and Development Organization (CEDO) was registered 24/June/2010, under Non-Governmental Organizations Act, 2002 with registration No. ooNGO/oooo3928 and operate in Tanzania Mainland, according with its governing constitution.

    CEDO is operates in Healthcare sector, Education, Agricultural, community development sectors.

    The organization is provide services to youths, elders, women and children, disabled people, orphans and prisoners.

    The one strategy that has been most useful to my organization to increase income is FUNDRAISING, asking money from donors.

    @Kalegeya What have been your strategies for fundraising? Do you fundraise from large foundations or from individuals? How do you find funding opportunities?

    Our strategies that have been used for fundraising is to identifying the donors and start to communicating with them by making the ask and thanking.

    We have successfully to raised money from individuals and foundations, such as Foundation for civil society (FCS), World Back, Government of Tanzania, Global Giving Foundation. etc

    We finds funding opportunities by searching donors and starting communicating with them by asking money and thanking.

    Thank you
    Japhet A. Kalegeya

    Securing funding from organizations / entities such as those is a huge accomplishment. Congratulations to you @Kalegeya and your colleagues on that.

    You mention regular outreach/communication with donors in order to get these funding opportunities going. How do you find these donors in the first instance?

    In the first instance I searching donors from, my nork, family and asking money. We hen they agree or reject me I thanks them or sign the contract.

    each donor is human and he will be very glag for some good words in his adress . May be they will not care about their donation how much they donate but they will wait for our action.

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    asking money it is not the shame when it will be used for others

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    @sirojiddin said in Share your best practices: Cycle 1:

    @kalegeya said in Share your best practices: Cycle 1:

    @jason said in Share your best practices: Cycle 1:

    @kalegeya said in Share your best practices: Cycle 1:

    @jason said in Share your best practices: Cycle 1:

    @kalegeya said in Share your best practices: Cycle 1:

    @jason said in Share your best practices: Cycle 1:

    Hi everyone,

    We here at Philanthropy University recognize that you guys, our learners, are experts in what you do. For that reason, we want to to hear your best practices for common challenges you face in your work.

    Every couple weeks, we will ask a new question related to your best practices at work. Please provide your and/or your organization's best practices, and "vote" for others’ best practices that you agree with or are helpful. Based on the best practices that get the most “votes”, we will gather this community’s favorite answers and make a collection of the Fundraising and Resource Mobilization community’s best practices. This collection of best practices will be available to all learners who visit this community, supporting other individuals interested in Fundraising and Resource Mobilization to overcome these common challenges.

    • What one strategy has been most useful to your organization to increase its income?

    Christian Education and Development Organization (CEDO) was registered 24/June/2010, under Non-Governmental Organizations Act, 2002 with registration No. ooNGO/oooo3928 and operate in Tanzania Mainland, according with its governing constitution.

    CEDO is operates in Healthcare sector, Education, Agricultural, community development sectors.

    The organization is provide services to youths, elders, women and children, disabled people, orphans and prisoners.

    The one strategy that has been most useful to my organization to increase income is FUNDRAISING, asking money from donors.

    @Kalegeya What have been your strategies for fundraising? Do you fundraise from large foundations or from individuals? How do you find funding opportunities?

    Our strategies that have been used for fundraising is to identifying the donors and start to communicating with them by making the ask and thanking.

    We have successfully to raised money from individuals and foundations, such as Foundation for civil society (FCS), World Back, Government of Tanzania, Global Giving Foundation. etc

    We finds funding opportunities by searching donors and starting communicating with them by asking money and thanking.

    Thank you
    Japhet A. Kalegeya

    Securing funding from organizations / entities such as those is a huge accomplishment. Congratulations to you @Kalegeya and your colleagues on that.

    You mention regular outreach/communication with donors in order to get these funding opportunities going. How do you find these donors in the first instance?

    In the first instance I searching donors from, my nork, family and asking money. We hen they agree or reject me I thanks them or sign the contract.

    each donor is human and he will be very glag for some good words in his adress . May be they will not care about their donation how much they donate but they will wait for our action.

    Hi. @Sirojiddin You are right.

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    @unia said in Share your best practices: Cycle 1:

    Diakch Company is a social enterprise working with small holder farmers to improve nutrition and income to have a sustainable rural livelihood projects through poultry(chicken) and livestock (goats).

    Business module:
    Diakch Company provide training to small holder farmers in modern rearing methods . The small holder farmers who have successful completed the training which include practical assignment to construct a shelter which can accommodate both the goats and chicken using cheap available materials in the community.

    The trained small holder farmers are given one month(layers) and ( broilers) plus feeds, those with indigenous goats are given the opportunity to cross breed with the exotic bred goat at Diakch demonstration farm at a fee, which is done by selection to have fittest and healthiest animals that will earn the highest price possible in the market.

    The farmers rear the chicken given to them for three to four months and are provided with veterinary services on the regularly basis. After that period the chicken start laying, the goats mature at four months for meat and for dairy goats conceive at four months.

    Diakch company buys from small holder farmers 90% of the products produced for example if one farmer produces 30 eggs a day,will buy 27 and leave 3, for milk if a goat produces 2 litres, will buy 1.55 litres and leave 0.45 litres, for broilers if the farmer produces 20, we buy 18 and leave 2, if the farmer sells a goat weighing 50kg we buy 45 kg and leave 5 kg for the farmer's family own consumption respectively.

    How does Diakch company make profit;

    It buys from small holder farmers at price, it will enable the company to recover it is production cost and at the same time both the farmers Diakch Company make profits.

    Congratulations!

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