International : International Peace, Security, and Affairs

WorldTeach

Dedicated to international development, education and cultural exchange

three stars

89.39

2 Garden Street Cambridge, MA 02138
tel: (857) 259-6646   Web Site
EIN: 04-3136110

Board Leadership
Fernando Reimers
President of the Board

CEO
Mitra Shavarini
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.39 three stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

WorldTeach provides opportunities for individuals to make a meaningful contribution to international education by living and working as volunteer teachers in developing countries. WorldTeach was founded by a group of Harvard students in 1986, in response to the need for educational assistance in developing countries. It also addressed a growing interest among people in the U.S. and elsewhere to serve, teach and learn as volunteers overseas. Since its inception, WorldTeach has placed thousands of volunteer educators in communities throughout Asia, Latin America, Africa, Eastern Europe and the Pacific. WorldTeach offers the benefits of a well-established volunteer organization, while also providing more comprehensive, personalized support and training as a small NGO.

WorldTeach provides opportunities for individuals to make a meaningful contribution to international education by living and working as volunteer teachers in developing countries. WorldTeach was founded by a group of Harvard students in 1986, in response to the need for educational assistance in developing countries. It also addressed a growing interest among people in the U.S. and elsewhere to serve, teach and learn as volunteers overseas. Since its inception, WorldTeach has placed thousands of volunteer educators in communities throughout Asia, Latin America, Africa, Eastern Europe and the Pacific. WorldTeach offers the benefits of a well-established volunteer organization, while also providing more comprehensive, personalized support and training as a small NGO.

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Financial

three stars

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
88.8%
  Administrative Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.88
  Program Expenses Growth -17.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WorldTeach on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WorldTeach on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,066,590
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,066,590
   Program Service Revenue $297,825
Total Primary Revenue $1,364,415
   Other Revenue $68,220
TOTAL REVENUE $1,432,635
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,403,515
   Administrative Expenses $170,774
   Fundraising Expenses $27,436
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,601,725
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-169,090
   
Net Assets $1,913,661

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$22,212 1.38% Mitra Shavarini Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$149,874 9.35% Karen Grossman Former Executive Director

Mission

WorldTeach provides opportunities for individuals to make a meaningful contribution to international education by living and working as volunteer teachers in developing countries. WorldTeach was founded by a group of Harvard students in 1986, in response to the need for educational assistance in developing countries. It also addressed a growing interest among people in the U.S. and elsewhere to serve, teach and learn as volunteers overseas. Since its inception, WorldTeach has placed thousands of volunteer educators in communities throughout Asia, Latin America, Africa, Eastern Europe and the Pacific. WorldTeach offers the benefits of a well-established volunteer organization, while also providing more comprehensive, personalized support and training as a small NGO.

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WorldTeach (MA) 89.39 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

WorldTeach
2 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
tel: (857) 259-6646
fax: (857) 259-6638
EIN: 04-3136110

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Board Leadership

Fernando Reimers
President of the Board

CEO

Mitra Shavarini
Executive Director