Monday, February 7, 2011

January 2011 Expense Report

Assistance to the poor:
$392 – Humanitarian assistance: including food (average cost is $1.50 a day for food), rent, home repair, etc.
$121 – Medical expenses (average treatment cost is $1.00 - $3.00)
$437 – School fees

Ministry expenses:
$21 – We fund a daily one hour local Christian radio program. The total cost is $24 a month
$462 – Paper, gas for the generator, pens, folders, Bibles and mission trips
$495 – Motor bike gas and repair (Gas prices range between $4.28 - $6.00 a gallon)
$36 – Pay for a teacher in a school we started. This is payment for November and December. What we pay a teacher for a month’s work I made in an hour in the US as a teacher.

Cost for setting up our new branch in Maryland County:
(The money was specifically donated for this new startup months ago by a family in Ohio)
$1,587 – includes 6 months rent, transportation, wood to build furniture, mattress, set up a kitchen, feeding, etc.

Team food and house supplies:
$725 – Food and house supplies (close estimate). Our core team consists of 8 adults and 7 children. We regularly feed and house visitors from the interior and locals as needed from our house supply funds. That averages out to $1.60 a day per person to cover, clothes, food, candles, soap etc. Really our team uses less than that per day because we also feed others every day.

Construction of our permanent ministry center and housing:
$40 – Construction costs for our property.

$4,316 - Total for the month

Donations should be sent to:
Wordsower Liberia
16960 Sidney Plattsville Rd
Sidney, Oh 45365

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