OLPCorps MIT Mauritania Bababe Budget

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Description Unit Price Quantity Price Notes
Travel
JFK - Dakar $1,500 4 $6,000 round trip flight per person
Dakar - Kigali $1,500 4 $6,000 round trip flight per person
Dakar to Rosso $30 8 $240 one way car ride per person
Rosso to Nouakchott $12 8 $96 one way car ride per person
Nouakchott to Bababé $144 3 $432 one way car ride per car
Extra Transportation $75 4 $300 Emergency trips to Nouakchott and other misc. expenses
Transportation Subtotal $13,068
Personal Items
MSR MiniWorks EX water filter $90 1 $90 Primary source of drinking water
MSR MiniWorks EX replacement filter $40 1 $40
Iodine Tablets $5 10 $50 Each bottle treats 25 gallons of filtered water
Bottled Water $50 4 $200 Secondary source of drinking water, 1 bottle per day per person
Food $750 4 $3,000 ~$12 per day per person
Housing $100 1 $100 Living with volunteers and helping pay for their rent
Clothing $200 Rough estimate for dressing like Mauritanians in Bababé
Insect Repellent - Ultrathon $12 4 $48 30% DEET lotion
Insect Repellent - Spray $5 12 $60 4 oz. bottle
Sun Screen $5 6 $30
Immunizations $100 3 $300 covers the 5 required shots per person posted under Health
Malaria Pills $30 3 $90 140 pills per bottle, 1 pill per person per day for a total of 15 weeks
Mosquito Nets $12 4 $48
Visas $77 4 $308 Mauritanian 3 Month Multi Entry Visa
Communications $50 4 $200 Purchasing SIM cards and credit to communicate between team members
Community Relations $250 Mauritanians enjoy rituals and we were told to be prepared to participate and contribute. Rituals vary from daily tea to village feasts.
Personal Subtotal $5,014
Technology
Wireless Routers $100 3 $300
Regulators $75 4 $300
Repair Kit $50 1 $50 pliers, wire cutter, flat-head screw driver, soldering iron, solder, electrical tape, multimeter
Screwdrivers $2 10 $20 To help fix broken XOs and for training purposes
Cat5 Cables $10 10 $100
Power Strips $10 10 $100
Extension Cords $10 10 $100
Electricity $30 12 $500 Over budgeting on power based on rough estimate of $30 per month
Flash Drives $20 4 $80 For use on communal laptop
Technology Subtotal $1,550
TOTAL $19,632
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