Help raise 3-5.000 $

Status: Finished

People can now contribute to Buterere through www.givemeaning.com.

Neighbours, please make this known to everyone in your network who might be interested to donate. Thank you !!

Also if you have any other idea that you would be willing to carry out to fundraise for Buterere please do so and tell us about it.

We really need to get the money together for Buterere now !!

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Happy Easter "Team Buterere!"

Do forgive me for my tardiness, of late! Jean-Claude, you'd be surprised, just how much you actually have around you, by way of local assets, which you could eventually monetise: and benefit from, at Buterere.

And in that "thinking-outside-the-box" vein (harnessing the positive resources, which one has around one, i.e.), I want to bounce an idea, for fund-raising, off, all neighbours, at "Team Buterere" - both online and offline!

Why don't we (and such things do take time to materialise, Jean-Claude - but a journey of thousand miles, it is said, starts with one step!); try and take advantage of the now "not-so-new" and growing trend, in multiculturalism, amongst young people, worldwide, to raise money: by utilising your rich culture?

As neighbours are probably aware, "world music" and "cross-culturalism" have become avenues, through which intelligent and curious young people in the developed world, explore other cultures. Should we not therefore try and market your traditional Burundi "drumming-festivals" to these adventurous souls, who hanker after such life-enhancing and life-changing, personal-development, experiences?

Surely, some creative soul from Burundian academia, involved in the local arts scene in Burundi, could choreograph local tradition-inspired dance pieces, with accompaniment by drum rhythms, played on those massive Burundi drums - with the the drummers and the dancers, in their traditional costumes: which would be taken on tour, during the summer "world-music" festivals, in the EU; North America; Japan; China; Singapore; Australia; on a regular basis, annually?

We could base a whole YouTube TV documentary, Raul, on the preparation for ensuring such an outcome, for the villagers, could we not? And would Nabuur HQ not be willing to network in Holland and Brussels, for funding from the EU's cultural grants scheme, for poverty-alleviation, in Africa, to fund such a cultural-troupe? We could also target the "Big Top" type of circuses, which work without animals, for ethical reasons, in those same markets!

Its not as "way out" as it might sound. Cultural troupes from Burundi have been huge hits overseas, for years, if I remember correctly, from my childhood! So do mull over this, "Team Buterere" - and let us try and see this cultural troupe idea take shape (even if it takes us two years or so, to make it a reality!

Well, what do you think, "Team Buterere"? :) Let us all mull over this idea for a few weeks - and brainstorm, afterwards, on the best way forward, for it. Stay blessed!

Best wishes,

Kofi.

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Hi Kofi and everyone,

Jean-CLaude was going to send the script they are preparing and then I will send my comments to see the first steps we can take to support the community. Some training could be a great start and then help them identify some gradual steps they can take to pursue this.

With all the motivation I have felt from the community things should flow well.

All the best,

Raul

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Dear all neighours,

Happy Easter "Team Buterere!"

I am very sorry I didn't have any time to come to wish you this great day! because of the works we have with local team and we are trying to do great!

Dear Kofi, yes, you are forgiven, this message is great. I would like to inform you all that local team is planning on all the BRAINSTORMS you've suggested recently: Arts, musics, Video, Environmental/cleaning/tourism (Tree plenting/farming...), Internet and DIY solar /Engnieering electricity....

I will post a realistic document they are working on as the Facilitator suggested.

If you could be an an idea, for fund-raising, off, all neighbours, at "Team Buterere" - both online and offline!this would be very great Kofi in Butere and I am glad to know this! I would also like to inform you that I want to take comitment more than I did recently !!!! and together with our Neighbours we'll make it!

THESE IDEAS SOUNDS VERY NICE TOO:
Why don't we (and such things do take time to materialise, Jean-Claude - but a journey of thousand miles, it is said, starts with one step!); try and take advantage of the now "not-so-new" and growing trend, in multiculturalism, amongst young people, worldwide, to raise money: by utilising your rich culture?:

Local we are planning events and I will be able to post them and try to fundraise because we'll need online input.
I've also posted a document "VIDEO" and Raul has responded to it. So because in our community there are much needs, we will working on the information given by Raul (STARDING ON HOW TO WRITE SCRIPT....) and also planning other things from our small activities listed in the files posted.

As neighbours are probably aware, "world music" and "cross-culturalism" have become avenues, through which intelligent and curious young people in the developed world, explore other cultures. Should we not therefore try and market your traditional Burundi "drumming-festivals" to these adventurous souls, who hanker after such life-enhancing and life-changing, personal-development, experiences?:

This is what local Team (Singers) are planning and I will post results/end plannings.

May thoughts: I think these are very great ideas to attract youth, and other people. This must be done, because one part of the local team is preparing these culture events "A concert"

Stay also blessed!

J.C

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Raul Alberto Caceres wrote:
Hi Kofi and everyone,

Jean-CLaude was going to send the script they are preparing and then I will send my comments to see the first steps we can take to support the community. Some training could be a great start and then help them identify some gradual steps they can take to pursue this.

With all the motivation I have felt from the community things should flow well.

All the best,

Raul

Dear Raul,

Thank you for this message. Yes, the local team is preparing the script and I will post it as soon as possible.Your comments will be helpful! and a training would be great start

today I have an appointment with responsible of local team which is preparing the script, and saturday we have an interesting meeting on this! It is joyful to know that you enjoy to help us. Thanks!

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Hello Jean-Claude and Raul,

Its marvellous to learn that the offline section of "Team Buterere" is beavering away, getting into the mechanics, of scriptwriting - and we have the commitment and dynamism of both of you, to thank, for that. Splendid!

Raul, you must think me very rude for not responding to your invitation to comment on various aspects of the new website project. Do forgive me - its an example of the proverbial spirit being willing, but the body (or more appropriately, the mind,in this instance!)not being up to it. :)

Trouble is that I have to multi-task 24/7, and have to flit between different things (such as helping out at different places at www.nabuur.com!), as I write and edit feature articles daily, online (in addition to countless tasks offline too, to add to my woes: hmmm, poor old Kofi Thompson!). :)

Consequently, as is the nature of such situations, some things invariably end up completely escaping this pan-African old fogey, Raul. So, a thousand apologies for my tardiness, on that front.

And as we say in Twi, here, in Ghana: "Onipa ebeyebi, na wanbeye niyinaa!":) Well, if you can actually tell me what that means, I shall give you a pleasant little surprise, Raul. :) Stay blessed, "Team Buterere!"

Warmest regards,

Kofi.

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Thanks for the reply Kofi.

Tried to search for what you said in the net but no luck :-(. I think I will not win my little surprise.

Do not worry about the questions. I understand you are busy at the moment.

All the best,

Raul

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Hello all

This is a document requested by Give meaning. we have worked on it and if you could view it and help us to edit it if necessary, especially to the suggested FUNDRAISING EVENTS!

May God bless you all,

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Hi Jean Claude,

I had a look at your document.

A couple of things:

- Is it the budget in US dollars?. How did you get to have such a high debt just for internet connection?. Are you continuing to increase the debt by the time you use the internet?. Is there any alternative to use internet for free from here onwards. I just think for such a high cost, that money invested in that can be better used in local development. It is not feasible to continue having such high internet connection costs while still needing so much development on the site. At that cost you should really not continue getting into the internet very often unless there are other immediate alternatives.

- I have complete trust in your commitment and motivation but also want to encourage you to think about the gradual steps to achieve your objectives. For example, one week ago we were just looking for a link on script writing and you are already mentioning a film festival based in the stories shot by you guys in very complex topics. I am suggesting you make a deeper analysis on the gradual steps to get there. Usually, when you plan for projects, it is recommended to have short, medium and long term objectives and in my impression the event you are posting as fundraising initiatives look more like long term ones.

Keep using you motivation and commitment to advance towards your goals.

All the best,

Raul

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Hi,

I see that you are trying to raise money and would very much llike to help. I am planning to do a sponsered walk in June from Lerwick, the main town in Shetland to Hillswick where I am from, which is 35 miles. I would like to donate some of the money that I earn to your project.
I also wanted to enquire as to whether you need volunteers. Perhaps not immediately but I am very keen to get actively involved in ahumanitarian project and I think your project sounds very worthwhile.
I am currently doing a dipploma in counselling and also have a lot of musical skills and an interest in using creative therapies for healing.
Look forward to hearing from you
Regards
Amy xx

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Dear Amy Morgan

Thank you for the message posted and the kind expression of willing to heelp in Buterere project.

Thirstly I would like to welcome you in this familly of activist volunteers. It is our great pleasure to receive volunteers who need to come and volunteer together in Burundi. I can say that we are lacky to have you as a humanitarian aid, qualified in the fields of our current programs, espccially in COUNSELLIING and in ARTS-MUSICS.

We would be under privillaged to welcome you in Buterere community, volunteer together locally and online. It would be fun to plan together your trip with our neigbhours, here at the nabuur web site.

By the way, we will be happy to receive funds raised/will be raised as we urgently need them to pay depts {you can see the posted documet in other section of this home page-TASK FUNDRAISING AT GIVEMEANING}

I will be glad to discuss about your trip and work with volunteer to achieve this

Many thanks
Jean-Claude KAMWENUBUSA

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Dear Raul,

Thank you for this.YES the budget is in dollars, but if it is not included, it is an error, and we will review.

I am sorry not having time to explain how this dept was increased. But,briethly It was increased during the recent planning with my facilitator Beatriz.
The case iis that we are locally working on the project wiithout any computer and the connection cost much money. And the last month, I uaed to reach the Internet where we are sure that connection is better so that to do things in the shortest time.

I with Antje and local team,analized that the project is progresing but incresing depts, we decided that I will reduce time for online and I increased time and hour to be with our locall team and help them therefore I am in a cyber only a short in aweek.

Currently I am not increasing dept because the Internet cyber stoped to give us a dept and the facilitator suggested to consum depts. but local team strive to have only one 30 munity or one hour. This is because I can't pass a week without reading contribution of neigbhours. In addition, when I am working with local groups, I have the questions I need to respond after reading again to neighbours contributions/posted messages, therefore currently local volunteers are strippiong to donate a little money to cover only one hour or 30 minutes {They adopted this last week during a meeting}. I have only access to the internet or in the Cyber Monday and Suturday, but this can also depends on the money donated/collected by our local team.

Thanki you for the advices, we will review our plans, and will shorten the goals {long and short}. It is all about time to present activity locally not to plan only for long term, that's right

So,don't worry if you see I am not repsonding posted messages, it's because of INTERNET access problem, and I think all neighbour will actively help us to find AN AIRLINE FOR SHIPMENT OF THE DONATED COMUPTERS as till now we are not yet finding any compagny to bring them to us.

stay blessed

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Dear All,

I am very glad to welcome you again to BUTERERE community.

I would like to activate this discussion by asking that we can keep take ARTS as a tool for healing,...

Let's wait the new Facilitator and we'll progress

Welcome again

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Dear all,

Besides givemeaning.com.Let us brainstorm for fundraising ideas from our level .Mr.Jean,the local representative, has some fund raising ideas in the local community, but we can develop ideas from our level.

So neighbors, we need to provide ideas on fund raising,it can be done in your own country and we can transfer the amount to Buterere later.

We look forward to your responses and feedbacks.

With Regards
Anjana

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Yes,

On of the neigbhours posted a message below to ask if she can fundraise for Buterere.

See Amy Morgan on 2008/3/26 11:55

Dear neighours, we have finished to vote BUTERERE at www.givemeaning.com, and we received a confirmation for success, with forms to fill out so that there won't be another NGO will receive funds on behalf of ASASS-Burundi, but till now we are not yet receiving the ACTIVATION NOTICE FOR ACCESS TO THE FUNDRAISING at givemeaning web.

What can we do?, is it possible to create another project for fundraising there?, but we don't know if the last was delated or if it still online. If we open our link of the project is not available

Thanks

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Dear Neighours

With volunteers localy we were busy by preparing documents and stdying Tours feasibilities using documents received from one Neighbour through Raul's help-Orientation.

We are anticipating to raise worldwide's efforts for Achieving sustainability in Burundi:Discoverying Tours for help. We will raise Materials, ressources, technical-Experts to volunteer for help in Burundi, in Buterere community.

A web site is necessary for a such project and web hosting was found from ASASS-Burundi collaborator: www.iwith.org , also a volunteer to design the web site was also introduced his willing to help out, I leaded him here.

Find the document that local team developed on attached file

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