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Summer 2006 Project Presentation:  Summer 2006 Project Presentation Wharton International Volunteer Program February 8, 2005 The project allocation process will occur over the next week:  The project allocation process will occur over the next week Project preferences due before noon February 11th Survey posted on WIVP WebCafe List project preferences, friends, language proficiency All Wharton students/partners eligible Preference given to WIVP Members Sign-up for Waitlist February 11th February 28th February 15th Teams assigned and communicated by February 15th Project preparation begins Waiver Form and $300 deposit due end of day February 28th There are two levels of reimbursement:  There are two levels of reimbursement Based on “Reimbursable Budget” Budgeted amount of: Flight Lodging Visa Guaranteed 30% reimbursement Will only increase WIVP Members Non-WIVP Members Based on “Reimbursable Budget” 2/3’s of WIVP member reimbursement for same project Partners considered non-WIVP members Entire team involvement is expected for project preparation :  Entire team involvement is expected for project preparation Logistics Flight & accommodation Immunizations & visas Work planning Scope refinement Necessary project pre-work Education Country Project topic Project Deliverables Project Write-up NGO deliverable Pictures Souvenirs Asia projects:  Asia projects Slide6:  Challenges Recent political changes in Russia largely eliminated the herders’ largest market Limited grazing area and growing size of herds adversely affect livestock health and are detrimental to the environment NGO and research team do not possess the business background to evaluate market opportunities and develop business strategy NGO Overview Description of organization Established in 2004 by team of international anthropology researchers Operates in a valley on the shore of Lake Hovsgol in rural northern Mongolia Created with two main goals: Help 39 herder families around Lake Hovsgol improve their quality of life Facilitate sustainable and eco-friendly development of the Lake Hovsgol area Turag NGO Lake Hovsgol, Mongolia Project # 1 Motty Klots Slide7:  Project Scope There are several potential projects: Strategic plan definition NGO reorganization Project finance Growing vegetables Woodwork Ecotourism Duration: Logistics 3 weeks Mid-to-late August 3 volunteers Market Research/Marketing Financial/Cost-Benefit Analysis Mongolian or Russian language an asset Time frame: Volunteers: Requested skills: Turag NGO Lake Hovsgol, Mongolia Project # 1 Motty Klots Slide8:  Airfare/Car to Lake Hovsgol Accommodation expenses in Beijing/Ulaanbaatar/Murun/Lake Hovsgol $2,350 $120 ~$200 $50 Total Reimbursable $2,470 Budget WIVP Reimbursable Budget Immunizations (not required) Chinese Visa Non-reimbursable Items Additional information The NGO will take care of living expenses and accommodations around Lake Hovsgol, where we will spend the majority of our time. Total Additional items $250 Disclaimer: The majority of the project will be spent in a beautiful but remote area around Lake Hovsgol. It will take two days to get there, we will live in a ger (traditional tent), sleep in a sleeping bag, travel by jeep on permafrost and eat mostly whatever it is they eat in Mongolia. This is a unique opportunity to do good while being immersed in a fascinating and exotic culture – nothing else comes even remotely close! Turag NGO Lake Hovsgol, Mongolia Project # 1 Motty Klots Slide9:  http://www.digitaldividedata.com/ A social enterprise that provides sustainable technology-related employment and vocational training for poor and disadvantaged young adults in Laos 33 members including manager Hire landmine and polio victims, orphans, rural migrants and sex-trafficked women Staff work on data entry and digitization projects outsourced from universities and businesses for a half-day, then participate in a subsidized education program of their choice for the balance of the workday Earns revenue from local and international clients that pay for data entry and other similar IT-enabled services. DDD Laos Overview DDD has a dual mission: Customers - deliver highly accurate, digitization services that meet customer needs at competitive prices. Employees - to facilitate human development through provision of fair wages, health care, education, and career advancement opportunities Project # 2 Brian McMullen / Jonathan Ojany Digital Divide Vientiane, Laos Slide10:  Project Scope Develop a single marketing expose to reintroduce NGO staff to potential clients, donors and local community. Organization of event should include template for doing the same post volunteer visit Creation list of target clients / follow-on meetings Local NGO’s, companies, and government Training of junior management team Basic accounting, marketing and IT skills Duration: Logistics 3 weeks May 3 volunteers No specific skills required Time frame: Volunteers: Requested skills: Digital Divide Vientiane, Laos Project # 2 Brian McMullen / Jonathan Ojany Slide11:  Airfare to Vientiane* Accommodation at Vientiane Based on 21 nights of lodging at $30/day double occupancy $1800 $630 $100 $60 Total Reimbursable $2430 Budget WIVP Reimbursable Budget Food Immunization Visa Non-reimbursable Items Additional information Vaccinations: All Hepatitis strains and typhoid. Malaria pills and DEET recommended. Security: Although travel in Laos is generally hassle-free, travelers should be aware of the risk of rural banditry, unexploded ordinance and sporadic violence in and around Vientiane. Total Additional items $360 “Laos' isolation from foreign influence offers travellers an unparalleled glimpse of traditional southeast Asian life. From the fertile lowlands of the Mekong River valley to the rugged Annamite highlands, Laos is the highlight of southeast Asia.” - Lonely Planet *Flight via Bangkok. $200 Digital Divide Vientiane, Laos Project # 2 Brian McMullen / Jonathan Ojany Slide12:  Sumber Urip is dedicated to the development, training and community development of unemployed villagers in Bali, especially those that can not compete professionally in tough economic environment. The organization provide various programs dealing with microbusiness to train people: Organization: Sumber Urip 1. Agriculture: a. Nursery (ginseng plantation) b. Fresh water shrimps ponds and fishery c. Pigs and chickens farm d. Singing birds shop e. Cloves and fruits plantation 2. Beauty salon and hairdresser 3. Traditional hand made paper industry 4. Automobile and motorcycle repair shop 5. Furniture and carpentry 6. Bird and chicken cage manufacture Project # 3 Hendi Susanto Bali Community Development Project Bali, Indonesia Slide13:  Project Scope Strategic Planning Develop short term plan for growth and sustainability Marketing Design the structure of volunteer program and marketing materials Finance Identify issues with profitability and develop plan to increase profitability Requirements April and May ’06: Weekly/Bimonthly meeting to gather data, brainstorm, and identify real issues Summer ’06: email communication and remote works to ensure the success of the project Location: Bali, Indonesia Duration: 2-3 weeks Time frame: mid August Volunteers: 3 Experience in community development program is preferred. Logistics Project # 3 Hendi Susanto Bali Community Development Project Bali, Indonesia Slide14:  Shuttle to JFK (one way: $45+tip) $100 Airfare to Bali $1400 Accomodation, $20/day $400 Transportation, $8/day $160 Visa $40 WIVP Reimbursable Budget Immunization $120 Food, $15/day $300 Land Transport, $8/day $160 Non-reimbursable Items Additional information Vaccinations (recommended): Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B and Typhoid Security: The State Department urges Americans who choose to travel to Indonesia to observe vigilant personal security precautions and to remain aware of the continued potential for terrorist attacks against American or other Western interests.  Total Additional items $ 580 Note: Estimates are based on a 20-day stay. Total Reimbursable Budget $ 2,100 Project # 3 Hendi Susanto Bali Community Development Project Bali, Indonesia Slide15:  Bali Community Development Project Bali, Indonesia Project # 3 Hendi Susanto Slide16:  The George Foundation Bangalore, India Project # 4 Ankur Kumar Founded by: Dr. Abraham George in January 1995 Mission: Alleviate poverty, promote environmental health, and strengthen democratic values and equality Projects organized and funded by The George Foundation: School and home for 336 deprived children (Project Shanti Bhavan) Infrastructure to test for lead levels in blood (Project Lead-Free) Medical centers and early detection/ prevention programs Women's Empowerment through education, cooperative farming, vocational training, savings plan, and business development Website: http://www.tgfworld.org Slide17:  Project # 4 Ankur Kumar Part I: Project Shanti Bhavan Teach Leadership & Teamwork modules to 18-20 9th graders Spend 2 weeks working with the children (5 days/week, 4-5 hrs/day), 3rd week at TGF to make any curriculum changes/transition to teachers Prepare curriculum and follow on materials for use during the year and for 10-12th grade students before leaving for India Part II: Fundraising Strategy for TGF Identify possible donors in the US, Canada, and UK to fund poverty alleviation, healthcare, and education initiatives Requires research into potential funds, understanding of application process The George Foundation Bangalore, India Slide18:  Project # 4 Ankur Kumar Time frame: May (~May 5/6th – 28th) Volunteers needed: 3 volunteers Vaccinations: Hepatitis A, Rabies, Typhoid Support from NGO: Accommodation, food, and airport transfer provided by TGF Interests: Leadership & Teamwork exercises, Fundraising Strategy, working w/high school-age kids Budget The George Foundation Bangalore, India Slide19:  Atoll in Micronesia 181 Km² http://www.wamprogram.org/index.html Description of organization Started 17 years ago documenting major designs for traditional outrigger canoes. Expanded to vocational training/ capacity building for underprivileged youth. Work with youth, families and local and international community to perpetuate and safeguard Marshallese culture through canoe building and sailing, and through this develop life skills and work ethic that create meaning in the lives of all participants. Challenges: Logistics of exporting within and outside Micronesia Training at risk youth 16-25 years old on business skills Leveraging the skills and presence of other NGO’s on island to maximize overall impact (cross-synergies) NGO Overview Marshall Islands Project # 5 Jonathan Ojany Waan Aelon in Majel (WAM) Marshall Islands Slide20:  Project Scope STRATEGY / MARKETING: Develop a marketing plan (e-commerce and real-world) to sell student developed products Leverage students skills and wares within the islands and Oceania as well as seeking out niche markets internationally. TRAINING / MOTIVATION: Prepare a training plan for the youth to educate them on basic business principals. This includes public speaking, career advice and business plan development using skills that they have developed including canoe building, carpentry and woodworking skills. MICRO-ENTERPRISE: Develop a micro-enterprise component to existing vocational curriculum. Students receive training on potential micro-enterprise skills such as canoe model making. Tighten the process of preparing trainees to respond to self-employment opportunities after graduation to insure actual retention of business skills. Duration: 3 Weeks Time frame: May Volunteers: Three (3) Requested skills: Marketing, Strategy, E-commerce. Logistics Project # 5 Jonathan Ojany Waan Aelon in Majel (WAM) Marshall Islands Slide21:  Airfare to Marshall Islands $ 2,000 (via Hawaii – layover required Accomodation $ 630 - Youth Hostel based on 21 nights of lodging at $30/day - Layover in Hawaii $ 100 Flight layover in Hawaii Total Reimbursable $2,730 Budget WIVP Reimbursable Budget Immunization ± $ 200 Visa $ 60 Non-reimbursable Items Additional information Vaccinations: Hepatitis A, B, Typhoid, Malaria, Jap. Encephalitis, Tetanus, Measles Security: Common sense VISA: Non US required. Total Additional items $ 2,990 Project # 5 Jonathan Ojany Waan Aelon in Majel (WAM) Marshall Islands Africa projects:  Africa projects Slide23:  Location: Port Elizabeth (in the surrounding townships) Website: www.ubuntufund.org Mission: to work with the people of the Eastern Cape Province to develop quality education and healthy communities in the New South Africa Activities: Mpilo-Lwazi Health Initiative is a comprehensive HIV intervention program which provides Founded: eight years ago, in 1998 NGO Overview Ubuntu Education Fund Port Elizabeth, South Africa Project # 6 Olivier Letant Ubuntu Education Fund Port Elizabeth, South Africa:  Project Scope Objective: to build a state-of-the-art Wellness Center offering comprehensive health services. Scope: Business Plan Research Capital campaign structure Cost Analysis Feasibility study Contingency planning Wellness Centre Model Implementation Timeline and Plan Marketing Plan Duration: Logistics 2 Weeks May 2006 3 volunteers Basic budgeting/ finance - Project Management Time frame: Volunteers: Requested skills: Ubuntu Education Fund Port Elizabeth, South Africa Project # 6 Olivier Letant Ubuntu Education Fund Port Elizabeth, South Africa:  Airfare to Port Elizabeth Accommodation (Homestay with Unbuntu staff) $1,800 FREE Total Reimbursable $1800 Budget WIVP Reimbursable Budget: Food Non-reimbursable Items: Additional info Vaccinations: none required; some recommended, for details check: http://www.cdc.gov/travel/safrica.htm Security: Townships have occasional outbreaks of violence, but Ubuntu is highly respected in the PE townships and association with Ubuntu mitigates this risk somewhat. Ubuntu will ensure that proper security measures are in place. Total Additional items $500 $250 Ubuntu Education Fund Port Elizabeth, South Africa Project # 6 Olivier Letant Slide26:  Objective: Provide micro-enterprise training to underprivileged Senegalese women. Provide micro-loans, to the women who have received training, for income- generating micro-enterprise activities. Provide a savings program for participating women as a means of promoting self-reliance. Provide Family Financial Management training. API is currently supporting 164 women NGO Overview: Anti-Poverty Initiative (API) is a small non-profit organization committed to working with poor, marginalized women to economically transform their lives through micro-credit/enterprise and savings programming. Antipoverty Initiative Dakar, Senegal Project # 7 Alberta Tete-Lartey Slide27:  Project Scope Create training materials and conduct training sessions to educate the women on; How to start and manage a small micro-business (apply 4Cs, 5Ps etc). Benefits of saving for financial empowerment (emphasize time value of money) Hold workshops with the women to discuss and recommend viable business ventures to undertake to yield them the most returns on their investments Design a performance evaluation matrix for the organization to evaluate and assess the women’s performance Duration: 2 weeks Time frame: August Volunteers: 3 Logistics Antipoverty Initiative Dakar, Senegal Project # 7 Alberta Tete-Lartey Slide28:  Airfare to Dakar, Senegal Accomodation (provided by NGO) Visa (N/A) $1,800 $180 $400 Total Reimbursable $1,800 Budget WIVP Reimbursable Budget Immunization Food & Transportation Non-reimbursable Items Total Additional items $580 No safety issues. Vaccinations recommended by CDC: Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Typhoid, Malaria, and Yellow Fever. Antipoverty Initiative Dakar, Senegal Project # 7 Alberta Tete-Lartey Slide29:  Dondo/Beira, Mozambique Mission: A.C.P.O. is an organization dedicated to helping orphans in Dondo, Mozambique. The organization works to place orphans in families, and then to provide an environment where the orphans can become educated and empowered to provide for themselves A.C.P.O. has recently initiated income generation projects (bread making and sewing) to help supplement the orphan’s resources. Mozambique is one of the world’s poorest countries (ranked 201 of 232 in terms of GDP per capita) Associação Crista Para Apoio da Criança Orfão (A.C.P.O.) A.C.P.O Dondo/Beira, Mozambique Project # 8 Azim Barodawala Slide30:  Project Scope Business Plan Development Develop plan to commercialize wood carved objects produced by caretakers and orphans Analyze demand, channels, pricing, and distribution Research capabilities of orphans and caretakers to produce products Create A.C.P.O “brand” for objects made through their program Synthesize findings in final report to be presented to A.C.P.O. Duration: Time frame: Volunteers: Logistics 2 Weeks May 16 – 31, 2006 3 A.C.P.O Dondo/Beira, Mozambique Project # 8 Azim Barodawala Slide31:  Airfare to Beira, Mozambique Ground Transportation Accommodation in Maputo/Beira Based on 15 nights and $30/night/person Visa $2,300 $450 $120 $300 Total Reimbursable $2,860 Budget WIVP Reimbursable Budget Immunization Food Non-reimbursable Items Additional information Vaccinations: Yellow Fever, typhoid, Hepatitis A & B, Rabies, Boosters of Tetanus-Diphtheria and measles may be needed. Anti-malarial is required. Security: Travel after dark is very dangerous. Due to residual landmines, overland travelers are advised to remain on well-traveled roads Language Requirements: Requires proficiency in oral Portuguese for at least 2 of 3 participants (preferably all three) Total Additional items $420 $70 $40 A.C.P.O Dondo/Beira, Mozambique Project # 8 Azim Barodawala Slide32:  Overview of NGO: Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania + Kyela, Tanzania Website: www.sef.org.za Mission: provide affordable and sustainable microfinance services to small entrepreneurs, farmers, and active poor, especially women, to alleviate poverty. Founded: 1991 Activities: provide 3 types of services: small loans, compulsory savings, and business development training Challenge: The greatest challenge today is in sourcing low-cost funds. SEF capacity today can only fulfill 45% of demand. Bank loans are costly and difficult to access for a small organization like SEF. Small Enterprises Foundation Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Project # 9 Pratish Halady Slide33:  KYELA DAR SERENGETI ZANZIBAR Project Scope: Week 1 – Situation Analysis (Dar es Salaam): Familiarization of WIVP with SEF plans, performance, revenue streams, and activities. Week 2 – Field Impact Assessment Study (Kyela): Gather data for marketing plan by traveling to a branch village in Kyela for a week to perform simple impact assessment study on farmers’ credit scheme. Week 3 – Marketing Plan Formulation (Dar es Salaam): Create marketing plan and identify potential donors for SEF. Small Enterprises Foundation Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Project # 9 Pratish Halady Slide34:  Budget: Logistics: Duration: 3 Weeks Time Frame: August 2006 Volunteers: Three (3) Interests: microfinance, strategy, marketing Vaccinations Required: Hepatitis A/B, Typhoid, Malaria, Yellow Fever Small Enterprises Foundation Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Project # 9 Pratish Halady Slide35:  Location: Porto Novo, Bénin, West Africa Mission: To promote socio-economic development in Porto Novo through education, promotion, information, and protection Clients: Women’s and men’s small business groups, and the general population of Porto Novo Vie Nouvelle currently has 3 main activities to help fulfill their mission Education in health, literacy and environmental projection Microfinance and small business consulting Disease prevention NGO Overview Vie Nouvelle Porto Novo, Benin Project # 10 Gavin Oxman Slide36:  Project Scope Business skills education Train Vie Nouvelle staff and clients basic skills in management, accounting, and marketing Create business manuals that can be used to train future clients Create business plans for two potential projects Center for uneducated youth Agricultural skills school Duration: Time frame: Volunteers: Desired skills: Logistics 2 weeks May (~7-22) 4 French (3 of 4 members) Enthusiasm and desire to work with Beninoise small businesses Vie Nouvelle Porto Novo, Benin Project # 10 Gavin Oxman Slide37:  Airfare and land travel Lodging (up to $30 per night) Visa $2,360 $450 $250 $300 Total Reimbursable $2,920 Budget WIVP Reimbursable Budget Food, water, incidentals Immunizations and anti-malarial Non-reimbursable Items Additional information Vaccinations and heath Required: Yellow Fever, anti-malarials Recommended: Typhoid, Hepatitis A & B, Meningitis, Tetanus, Measles, Polio Security: U.S. citizens should avoid crowds, political rallies and street demonstrations, and be aware of their surroundings at all times. Petty crime is common throughout the country. Total Additional items $550 $110 Vie Nouvelle Porto Novo, Benin Project # 10 Gavin Oxman Slide38:  Gift for Life Kigali, Rwanda Project # 11 Meg Cronin Overview of NGO Location: Kigali, Rwanda Mission: Assist genocide survivors living with HIV/AIDS Founded in 2005 Activities: Access to anti-retroviral medicine Provision of basic services (food/shelter) Education assistance for children Income-generation support Slide39:  Gift for Life Kigali, Rwanda Project # 11 Meg Cronin Project Scope: Monitoring and Evaluation Develop a system to measure the impact of services. Financial Accounting Introduce a basic financial tracking system. Logistics: Date: May 2006 Duration: Two weeks Staff: Three (co-ed team) Slide40:  Gift for Life Kigali, Rwanda Project # 11 Meg Cronin Reimbursable Budget: Airfare to Kigali $1700 Accomodation $ 400 Visa $ 60 Transportation $ 25 $2100 $2185 Other Expenses: Food $150 Immunizations $150 Miscellaneous $200 $500 “We cannot turn the clock back nor can we undo the harm caused, but we have the power to determine the future and to ensure that what happened never happens again.” - Paul Kagame Slide41:  Tiisha Mokopane, South Africa Project # 12 Jeremy David Overview of NGO Tiisha Finance Enterprises (Tiisha) is a non-profit microfinance institution Its mission is to provide groups of rural women access to credit to start and run their own businesses Since 1998 Tiisha has provided loans to over 2,000 poor people The organization is self-sustainable and has a total of 5 staff members Mokopane Kruger N.P. & Blyde River Canyon Slide42:  Project Scope Tiisha needs both additional capital and stronger internal operating capacity to achieve scale and empower significantly more families to work their way out of poverty WIVP volunteers will provide both capital-raising and capacity-building consulting WIVP volunteers will develop a strategic plan for Tiisha providing solutions to overcome growth constraints Logistics Tiisha Mokopane, South Africa Project # 12 Jeremy David Slide43:  Health/ Safety CDC/ WHO warnings: Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Rabies and Typhoid immunizations required. As needed: booster doses for tetanus-diphtheria, measles, and a one-time dose of polio vaccine for adults. In addition, all volunteers should take an antimalarial drug State Department warnings: N/A Tiisha Mokopane, South Africa Project # 12 Jeremy David Latin America projects:  Latin America projects Slide45:  Location: Rocinha (favela in Rio) Website: www.2bros.org Mission: provide educational opportunities to underprivileged youths through community service and cultural exchange Activities: sponsor educational and cultural projects, including language instruction, art classes, computer training, and children’s reading groups Founded: eight years ago, in 1998 NGO Overview Two Brothers Foundation Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Project # 13 Benjamin Gleason Slide46:  Project Scope Financial Controls: Improve systems to track local costs and monitor use of funds from US; instruct staff in basic cost accounting concepts to improve decision-making. Business Plan/Budget: Create budgeting system and construct a projection model for evaluating operating, investing & financing activities. Duration: Logistics 2 Weeks May 2006 2 volunteers -Portuguese (or Spanish) -Basic budgeting/finance -Experienced travellers Time frame: Volunteers: Requested skills: Two Brothers Foundation Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Project # 13 Benjamin Gleason Slide47:  Airfare to Rio, Brazil Visa (for U.S. Citizens) Land Transport Accommodation (Based on 12 nights of lodging at $25/day double occupancy) $1000 $100 $50 $300 $200 Total Reimbursable $1450 Budget WIVP Reimbursable Budget: Food Immunization Non-reimbursable Items: Additional info Vaccinations: Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B & Typhoid Security: favelas (slums) have a complicated socio-political terrain; occasional outbreaks of violence possible; NGO requests “mature, travel-experienced” project members Total Additional items $400 $200 Two Brothers Foundation Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Project # 13 Benjamin Gleason Amazonia EWARE Leticia, Colombian Amazon:  Location: Leticia, Colombia Mission: Support sustainable Amazon development through commercial education for and technology transfer to local indigenous and non-indigenous communities Founded : 2003; 3 founding members; 5 volunteers Activities : Sustainable Agriculture: project of conservation, production and commercialization of Amazon ornamental fish Education and Technology Transfer: develops partnerships with local universities to transfer commercial knowledge and technology to local and indigenous communities Ecotourism: promotes formative and responsible ecotourism activities Amazonia EWARE Overview : Amazonia EWARE Leticia, Colombian Amazon Project # 14 Fernando Pulido Amazonia EWARE Leticia, Colombian Amazon:  Project Scope Vision: to integrate different local productive systems with conservation to enhance indigenous economic development and Amazon biodiversity Benchmark similar projects and identify attractive local products for commercialization Formulate go-to-market strategies for possible local and/or international markets Determine possible JV partners and collaborators Secure financing options Amazonia EWARE Leticia, Colombian Amazon Project # 14 Fernando Pulido Slide50:  Budget: Time frame: 2 weeks in mid-August (~August 15-30) Volunteers needed: 4 volunteers Vaccinations: Hepatitis A&B, Rabies, Typhoid, Rabies, Yellow Fever (Malaria drug) Interests: Marketing, Strategy, Finance Amazonia EWARE Leticia, Colombian Amazon Project # 14 Fernando Pulido HelpArgentina Buenos Aires, Argentina:  Located in Buenos Aires, Argentina www.helpargentina.org HELPARGENTINA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to connect an International Community of Social Investors with responsible, efficient, and transparent organizations within the Social Sector in Argentina HelpArgentina Traveler referral program aims to: generate funds for social and economic development through referral commissions from partners in the Argentine tourism industry use untraditional dissemination channels to create awareness for Argentine social issues The program is expected to be launched in March 2006 Organization Overview Buenos Aires HelpArgentina Buenos Aires, Argentina Project # 15 Bonnie Leung HelpArgentina Buenos Aires, Argentina:  Project Scope To develop an actionable plan for the improvement of HelpArgentina’s Traveler Program by: assessing profitability in its first 3 months of operations identifying further possible partnerships refining efficiency (through pricing, promotion, cost structure, etc) Plan B: to identify alternative income sources within Argentina’s tourism industry Logistics Team size: 3 Project timing: mid to end of May Duration: 2 weeks Destination: Buenos Aires Project requirements Language: Spanish highly preferred Skills required: business plan, marketing, financial analysis Pre-work: benchmarking, interview templates, industry research Expect to contribute time prior to travel (March-May)! HelpArgentina Buenos Aires, Argentina Project # 15 Bonnie Leung HelpArgentina Buenos Aires, Argentina:  Airfare Accommodation Based on 14 nights of lodging at $30/day double occupancy $1000 $420 $330 $0 Total Reimbursable $1420 Budget WIVP Reimbursable Budget Food & Incidentals Immunization (if not taken) Visa (none for US citizens) Non-reimbursable Items Additional information Vaccinations recommended: Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Typhoid, and Yellow Fever. None are required for entry to country Possibility of staying in homes of HelpArgentina’s staff to reduce housing costs State Department Warning: NONE Total Additional items (up to) $630 $300 HelpArgentina Buenos Aires, Argentina Project # 15 Bonnie Leung Conodros S.A. Kapawi, Ecuador:  Company’s Vision: Develop sustainable ecotourism with unique social impact Facts: Eco-lodge: only source of income for local indigenous communities recently discovered (e.g., 1970s) Indigenous inhabitants will own the eco-lodge in 5 years at no transfer cost Location: Amazon in Southeast Ecuador Context Air travel is the only mean of transportation Problem High costs and unreliability Complication Disadvantage vs other eco-lodges Risk of not achieving long term sustainability Solution Alternative commercial airlines Fees renegotiation Operating a community owned aircraft Achuar – local indigenous benefited with NGO Conodros S.A. Kapawi, Ecuador Project # 16 Carlos Guerra Conodros S.A. Kapawi, Ecuador:  Reimbursable Costs $1,300 Flight : $850 Air transport: $215 (incl. 15% discount) In-country travel: $25 Lodging: $180 (for 11 nights) (+ 4 FREE nights in amazing eco-lodge!) Visa: $30 (many countries not required) Non-Reimbursable Costs $200 Food: $80 (+ 12 FREE meals) Immunizations: $120 Date: May 16-31 (tentative) Requirements: 2 additional volunteers / 2 wks 1 fluent in Spanish 1 basic Spanish (preferred) Interest in sustainable development, skills in operations useful Health Immunization Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Typhoid, Malaria and Yellow Fever Carlos Guerra cguerra@wharton.upenn.edu Conodros S.A. Kapawi, Ecuador Project # 16 Carlos Guerra Slide56:  Conodros S.A. Kapawi, Ecuador Project # 16 Carlos Guerra Slide57:  Project # 17 Jody Williams Location: Cayo District, Western Belize Organizational Focus: To encourage sustainable agriculture, maintain conservation collections, engage in conservation education, and provide information to community, science, government and industry. Structure: Founded in 1997. 8 full-time staff. Sole garden in Belize. Secretariat for the Caribbean Botanic Gardens for Conservation. Project Scope: Marketing plan Financial plan, including identification of funding sources for educational activities, agro-projects, and conservation Slide58:  Airfare to Belize City Airport Departure Tax $675 35 Total Reimbursable $710 Budget WIVP Reimbursable Budget Food $100 *BBG will provide ground transportation from the airport, lodging in an on-site apartment, and lunch. **Free use of horses and canoes. Can attend scheduled tourist trips paying only entrance and border fees where applicable. Total Additional items $100 Duration: Logistics 2 weeks Late August/ early September 3 volunteers Time frame: Volunteers: Project # 17 Jody Williams Slide59:  Location: Off the Western Highway between Belmopan and Belize City (on the Sibun River) Organizational Focus: To be the local management partner for the national park near La Democracia Structure: Founded in 2005. 12-15 individuals ranging in age from 15-30. Project Scope: Identification of ecotourism opportunities Preparation of a marketing plan for the national park and surrounding area Development of a viable business structure Guardians of the Jewel – Monkey Bay Wildlife Sanctuary Project # 18 Jody Williams Slide60:  Airfare to Belize City Airport Departure Tax Airport Ground Transportation Daily Transportation Room and Board $675 35 Total Reimbursable $1161.50 Budget WIVP Reimbursable Budget 37.50 14 400 Guardians of the Jewel – Monkey Bay Wildlife Sanctuary Project # 18 Jody Williams **Tours at 50% normal rate (For example, Tiger Cave or Belize Barrier Reef for $50) Duration: Logistics 2 weeks Mid-Late May 3 volunteers Time frame: Volunteers:

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