The damage of the windmill is substantial.
The costs are as follows:
New 6 meter tower: between N$ 8 000 und N$ 12 000.-
This is a windmill tower made by ‘Climax’ for a no. 8 – 10 head.
The pipe with connecting rods, which is connected to the borehole, has to be replaced: N$ 6060.-
15 tubes of pipe @ 3 meter, N$ 260.- per piece
15 pieces connecting rods @ 3 Meter, N$ 144.- per piece
Cost of hiring a mechanic: N$ 7 000.-
The windmill is located north of Brandberg. Distance from Windhoek via Uis: 350 km
Kilometer allowance for mechanic with crew and Gert Keding: N$ 10 500.-
Hours of work: 1 week
Miscellaneous costs for food, cement etc.: about N$ 4 000.-
Overall costs: N$ 39 600.-
If you’ve got suitable spare parts on your farm which you are willing to donate for the project, please don’t hesitate to contact us.