The Cost Breakdown


The completed clinic ahead of the opening ceremony, Idjwi Island, Dec ‘20

Total build cost £17,100

Total equipment cost £21,028

Total operating cost to date (Dec-Feb) £1, 774 per month


Build cost includes: the main clinic building, separate bathroom block with 2 showers & 2 toilets/latrines, outdoor covered seating area, paved walkways between buildings, and a separate sleeping block for medics.


Equipment costs include: 20 hospital beds, 1 gynaecological bed, 1 examination bed, stretcher, ultrasound scanner, ultrasound monitor, foetal dopplers, otoscope (ears), laryngoscope (throat), glucometer, blood pressure monitor, vonteuse, forceps, binocular microscope, oxygen concentrator, nebuliser, starter medication, pressure bandaging, height chart, measuring tape, revolving medical chair. Also includes transportation by boat to Idjwi Island, installation, maintenance and training staff in equipment use.


The operating costs cover the wages of 14 staff: 2 nurses, 2 midwives, 1 doctor, 1 lab technician, 4 security guards, 1 pharmacist, 1 receptionist/clinic manager, 2 cleaners.