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International : Development and Relief Services

Life In Abundance International

Restoring health and renewing hope

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Impact Information is available from our partner, GuideStar

four stars

92.37

211 Townepark Circle Suite 201
Louisville, KY 40243
tel: (877) 439-5566   Web Site
EIN: 02-0587875

Board Leadership
Dan Joss
Chairman

CEO
Florence Muindi
Founding President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.37 four stars
  Financial 89.99 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Life in Abundance (LIA) exists to mobilize the local Church and restore health, renew hope and inspire lasting transformation for Africa's most vulnerable families. Our transformational development model utilizes an integrated approach that cultivates local leadership through the Church and requires the participation and ownership from the community itself. LIA approaches each community with a long-term vision - one that will enable church partners to meet the urgent needs of a community, but will also empower the community for the future.

Life in Abundance (LIA) exists to mobilize the local Church and restore health, renew hope and inspire lasting transformation for Africa's most vulnerable families. Our transformational development model utilizes an integrated approach that cultivates local leadership through the Church and requires the participation and ownership from the community itself. LIA approaches each community with a long-term vision - one that will enable church partners to meet the urgent needs of a community, but will also empower the community for the future.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of individuals applying skills learned through the organization's training
92,500
Number of groups/individuals benefiting from tools/resources/education materials provided
50,625
Number of those who successfully gained employment after counseling
5,157
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This impact information is current as of March 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

89.99

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
82.9%
  Administrative Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.51
  Program Expenses Growth -0.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Life In Abundance International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Life In Abundance International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Life In Abundance International (KY) 92.37 four stars
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance (CA) 90.27 four stars
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (NY) 92.92 four stars
InterAction (DC) 91.01 four stars
Anera (DC) 92.56 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,463,136
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,463,136
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,463,136
   Other Revenue $2,562
TOTAL REVENUE $3,465,698
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,352,226
   Administrative Expenses $267,239
   Fundraising Expenses $131,891
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,751,356
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $714,342
   
Net Assets $6,551,517

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Mobilizing the Local Church $2,352,226 100.0%

Ratings History
Life In Abundance International has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 92.37 four stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 92.65 four stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 92.81 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.76 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 93.01 four stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 99.20 four stars
2012-12 10/01/2013 99.35 four stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 96.31 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 02-0587875
Name in IRS Master File LIFE IN ABUNDANCE INTERNATIONAL
NTEE Code X21
NTEE Classification Protestant
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date August, 2002
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$85,000 3.08% Carley Buckingham Director Of Operations

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Life In Abundance International (KY) 92.37 four stars
Mano a Mano International (MN) 91.32 four stars
Shalom Foundation (TN) 85.00 three stars
Amazima Ministries (TN) 96.92 four stars
InterAction (DC) 91.01 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Life In Abundance International
211 Townepark Circle
Suite 201
Louisville, KY 40243
tel: (877) 439-5566
fax: (866) 542-3336
EIN: 02-0587875

Mail donations to:
PO Box 660367
Dallas, TX 75266

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Board Leadership

Dan Joss
Chairman

CEO

Florence Muindi
Founding President, CEO

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