Financial Support FAQ

Donating or Investing in Earth Collective Aotearoa Ltd startup.

If you pay $30 to $99, we thank you warmly for your donation.

If you contribute between $100 and $1000, Earth Collective will send you an acknowledgement and thank you letter. When the business grows and makes profit, if you wish we can reimburse you.

If you invest more than a $1,000, then EC will send you an acknowledgement and thank you letter. You can choose to make it a donation towards making Wanaka the FIRST carbon-neutral, zero-waste and sustainable lifestyle town in New Zealand. We offer to reimburse you with a 10% interest when the business grows and makes profit.

If you invest more than a $10,000, then EC will send you an acknowledgement for your Stewardship for the Earth.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What do we do with the money donated or invested?

A: We keep it safely and continue to raise enough funds to set up the Earth Collective store in Wanaka.

 

Q: Why not use a crowdfunding site?

A: Crowdfunding account such as pledgeme or givealittle take respectively 6.5% and 5% of the donations so we initially chose not to go there as our website here has the facilities to receive credit card payments.

 

Q: What is the likelyhood of your project being viable?

A: Earth Collective is going to take off but we need help to start. Our cashflow forecast shows a first year profit of $103.000 after tax. Note that this profit will be reinvested in the project, it is a social entreprise with no dividend.

 

Q: How can I pay?

A: You can make a bank transfer of any amount from your online bank account to EARTH COLLECTIVE AOTEAROA LIMITED Kiwibank account 38-9019-0024927-00

Or you can pay $30, $100 or $1000 with your credit card Visa, MasterCard or AmericanExpress via our website.

Click here to know more about Earth Collective Aotearoa Ltd and its Directors Florence Micoud and Morgan Knoesen.

Please contact florence@earthcollectivenz.org or phone 021 027 92481 for any further question.