ZOA at a glance (based on the annual report 2014)
- 15 countries
- 40 programme areas
- 40,000 private donors, companies, Business Ambassadors, schools, churches in The Netherlands
- Total income in 2014: € 36,0 million
- 91,4% of the total expenditures is spent directly on ZOA objectives
- More than 900 staff, most of them local employees
- 17,000 volunteers in The Netherlands
- Income of governments and other institutional donors: € 26.260,358.
- Founded in 1973. More than 40 years of history and experience in helping vulnerable people.
In 2014, the total income of ZOA is excluding MFS-2 funds that are received on behalf of the partners in the Dutch Consortium for Rehabilitation (DCR).
Income of € 8,073,743 of MFS-2 funds is received on behalf of the partners in the Dutch Consortium for Rehabilitation (DCR). ZOA is legally responsible for this programme as a whole and therefore reports the annual income 2014.
In order to respond to the needs of the beneficiairies in our programme areas, we aim to have at least also 25% income from our own fundraising and from third parties.
Income ZOA excl. MFS-2 partner income
- Sustainable access to basic services and resources
- Good community governance
- Peaceful and stable communities
- Livelihoods and food security;
- Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH);
- Basic education;
Read more about our core sectors.
- Long term commitment
- Guiding principles: inclusion, ownership, participation, accountability & transparancy, sustainability, do no harm
- Rural and urban areas
- Local presence
- Multiple partnership arrangements
- Constituency involvement
- Focus on outcome results
ZOA's implementation strategies:
- Capacity development
- Lobbying & advocacy
- Service delivery
- Analysis, research and innovation
- Awareness raising
- Dialogue and social integration
- Partnerships and cross sector links
- Hybrid decentralized organisational model
- Dual mandate: relief and recovery
- Highly committed and motivated staff
- Professional set-up with solid and high quality operations and programmes
- Own Audit & Evaluation department
- Solid knowledge of the context and culture we work in
- Long-lasting engagement with communities
- Proven ability to develop capacities of a diverse range of actors
- Strong connection with the Dutch constituency