DWS finances in 2017

 

Where our funds came from

In 2017, income increased by 9%, from EUR 142m in 2016 to EUR 155.5m.

31% of the income came from the Lutheran member churches and related agencies, 29% came from the UN and government grants while 34% relates to Augusta Victoria Hospital. 6% of the income was non-project related.

The total expenditure in 2017 is EUR 151m as compared to EUR 133m in 2016, representing an increase of 13% in funds spent. Half of the expenditure in 2017 went into Disaster risk reduction and emergency response.

DWS 2017 Income sources

How we spend the funds

The coordination overheads in Geneva were maintained at 3% of the total turnover. EUR 4.4m spent on the coordination represents EUR 0.029 in every EUR 1 that we received from our donors.

The country programs generally maintained a similar level of income in 2017 as compared to 2016. There we significant growth in our programs in Jerusalem, Uganda, Nepal and South Sudan.

The Global funding unit had a successful year securing a total of EUR 11.5m (12 new grants) in 2017 surpassing the target of EUR 8m. In total, the funding unit was engaged with 17 field operations (13 Country programs and 4 Emergency operations). World Service continues to invest in the funding unit through funding officers placed in the field and in Geneva.

DWS 2017 Expenditure by program

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