Beware of the Merger - Experience and Reality from merging NGOs
We are guided by a strict ethical code, a willingness to challenge conventional thinking and we work a bit differently to what many expect. This mindset aligns our thinking with that of our clients. All our decisions are made with the efficiency and success of our projects in mind, even if that means hurting the bottom line.
Strategy: We build better strategies for our clients to deliver impact in a disrupted, constantly changing world.
Funding & Proposal Development: We develop sustainable funding strategies and new business models as the basis for continued growth.
Organisational Change & Development: We transform organisations to become agile, shock resilient and more efficient.
Business development: We support our clients with strategic funding advice, pipeline development, opportunity identification and proposal writing.
Webinars & Training : We offer training, webinars and events for non-profit professionals.
Sustainability consulting : We help our clients make their operations, business model and strategies sustainable for planet, people and the business community.
Wherever we can, we publish what we do together with our results, both good and bad.
We have built a strong and durable company that is here to stay. We take full account of our environmental impact.
We attract, retain and develop the best talent worldwide. We challenge each other to do better and adopt a “can-do” attitude.
We take responsibility, are unyieldingly honest, say what we mean and match our behaviour to our words. Always!
“MzN provided us with training and subsequent capacity building and it made a huge difference to us. We are very pleased with the support we got and will certainly use them again.”
“Our experience with MzN has been very positive. The team has been professional, highly attentive and demonstrated a strong understanding of our needs… We contacted MzN in need of interim financial management personnel and permanent staff. We chose to go with MzN because the quality and promptness of service was far and above the others.”
“They are very professional finance and operational experts but their passion for development and effective/efficient humanitarian aid really showed through. Not what you would expect from a bunch of chartered accountants…”
“MzN has only been working on difficult assignments. I’ve enjoyed a trust relationship which has facilitated the process and an openness to listen to requirements. MzN has posed relevant challenging questions and given feedback on the market which is useful to benchmark against.”
“You clearly understand NGOs, their internal workings and the challenges NGOs and the sector is facing in general. MzN very quickly grasped the issues that our organisation was facing and built a rapport with the team that gave confidence in your ability to accurately represent the issues, collectively and individually, which ensured the success of the project.”
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