The Explorer Belt - Heather's Budget

    Explorer Belt Budget

Overall Budget
Allocated Money Note: 2,300 Ugandan shillings (ugsh) = 1
Food 379,500  
Water 56,100  
Accommodation 145,500  
Fuel (cooking) 23,000  
Travel/Transport 75,900  
TOTAL 680,000 ugsh (295 between 3 people, for 10 days)

Daily Budget
Actual Expenditure Total remaining
Jinja (supplies for XB)     680,000
  Lunch 7,600  
  Drinks 1,500  
  Drink 1,400  
  Supermarket 23,500  
  Veg @ market 1,200  
  Cutlery 600  
  TOTAL 35,800 644,300
 
Tuesday (Heather, Richard, and Barbara)     644,300
  Sprites 1,500  
  Lunch 4,500  
  Buda Buda's 10,500  
  TOTAL 16,500 628,800
 
Wednesday     628,800
  Pack of tea bags 300  
  Bread rolls for breakfast 500  
  4 sprites (us + Ugandan Scout leader) 2,000  
  TOTAL 2,800 626,000
 
Thursday     626,000
  Bread rolls and drinks 2,000  
  Buda Buda's 8,000  
  Evening meal; beans and rice 1,500  
  TOTAL 11,500 614,500
 
Friday     614,500
  Breakfast 1,000  
  Matoki bananas 600  
  Transport 15,000  
  Drinks 2,100  
  Evening meal 2,600  
  Drinks 500  
  TOTAL 21,000 592,700
 
Saturday     592,700
  Biscuits 900  
  Drinks 1,500  
  Milk 100  
  TOTAL 2,500 590,200
 
Sunday     590,200
  Biscuits 2,400  
  Church collection 2,000  
  Drinks 1,500  
  Lunch 1,500  
  Drinks 2,100  
  Drink (millet; contribution) 500  
  Dancer's tip 2,000  
  Transport 8,000  
  TOTAL 14,100 571,100
 
Monday     571,100
(Spent no money on food due to the hospitality of the Scout Leader and his Group!)
  Sprites 1,500  
  TOTAL 1,500 569,600
 
Tuesday     569,600
  Drinks 2,100  
  Donuts 1,200  
  Chapattis 900  
  Transport 5,000  
  Mangos 200  
  TOTAL 9,400 560,200
 
Wednesday     560,200
  Sodas 1,500  
  Transport 3,000  
  Sodas 2,300  
  Drinks 550  
  TOTAL 7,350 552,850
 
Thursday     552,850
(Because of the kind donation of the chicken and the turkey, the teachers from the local primary school provided breakfast for us. After that, the rest of the meals fell outside the XB budget and were paid for by personal money.)
  Transport 6,000  
  Drinks 3,000  
  TOTAL 9,000 543,250

Of the original budget of 680,000 ugsh (295) we only spent 136,750 ugsh (59.50).

The three of us survived for ten days on an average of just less than two pounds per person per day!

Try doing that in Manchester!!!


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