[Osmf-talk] Financing the OSMF

Mark Iliffe mark at markiliffe.co.uk
Tue Aug 27 16:57:21 UTC 2013


That is complete an utter codswallop. Have a look at mWater who received $100k from USAID. And that's to start.

Bricks and mortar is not a substitute for real humanitarian action. Such a thing would IMHO a waste of money and create/further amplify a talking shop

Best,

Mark

Oleksiy Muzalyev <oleksiy.muzalyev at bluewin.ch> wrote:
>To get donations of a large magnitude a humanitarian organization needs
>a building with the sign in the UN area of Geneva.
>
>Besides, only a donor corporation could pay for it in exchange for the
>Donor Recognition Plaque on the building frontal wall. We do not need
>to
>hold this money, it is up to a donor corporation.
>
>brgds
>Oleksiy
>http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/Alex-7
>
>On 27.08.2013 18:39, Rich wrote:
>
>> let's start from the other way around. if we get 1.2 billion
>something
>> in a donation, let's get hardware and everything we want. if some
>> millions are left over, we can waste them on a building...
>
>
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