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International : Development and Relief Services

Central American Medical Outreach

Bringing Hope to the Forgotten

three stars

85.57

322 Westwood Avenue Orrville, OH 44667
tel: (330) 683-5956   Web Site
EIN: 34-1740695

Board Leadership
Ron Taggart
Board President

CEO
Kathryn Tschiegg
Founder, International Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.57 three stars
  Financial 80.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1993, Central American Medical Outreach (CAMO) is today one of the most recognized non-profit health care organizations in the region. It serves over 130,000 people annually with services ranging from breast exams and prosthetics to neo-natal care and eye surgery. CAMO's mission as a humanitarian organization is to improve the quality of life of people in Central America by strengthening health care systems and promoting sustainable community development.

Founded in 1993, Central American Medical Outreach (CAMO) is today one of the most recognized non-profit health care organizations in the region. It serves over 130,000 people annually with services ranging from breast exams and prosthetics to neo-natal care and eye surgery. CAMO's mission as a humanitarian organization is to improve the quality of life of people in Central America by strengthening health care systems and promoting sustainable community development.

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Financial

three stars

80.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
85.8%
  Administrative Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.43
  Program Expenses Growth -1.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Central American Medical Outreach on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Central American Medical Outreach on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Central American Medical Outreach (OH) 85.57 three stars
Mano a Mano International (MN) 95.19 four stars
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance (CA) 90.27 four stars
International Rescue Committee (NY) 91.16 four stars
ShelterBox USA (FL) 94.42 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,602,625
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,602,625
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,602,625
   Other Revenue $151,189
TOTAL REVENUE $2,753,814
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,043,026
   Administrative Expenses $203,156
   Fundraising Expenses $50,488
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,296,670
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $457,144
   
Net Assets $1,079,620

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
Medical Supplies $1,676,167 82.0%
Medical & Community Development $333,830 16.3%
Women's Shelter $28,312 1.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-04 07/01/2019 85.57 three stars
2017-04 07/01/2018 86.05 three stars
2016-04 03/01/2018 88.69 three stars
2016-04 10/01/2017 85.03 three stars
2015-04 07/01/2016 85.43 three stars
2014-04 06/01/2016 83.42 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-04 08/01/2015 84.42 three stars
2013-04 06/01/2014 83.72 three stars
2012-04 05/01/2013 82.08 three 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 34-1740695
Name in IRS Master File CENTRAL AMERICAN MEDICAL OUTREACH INC
NTEE Code Q30
NTEE Classification International Development, Relief Services
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (179) Other health services
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
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 October, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End April
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • April, 2017
  • April, 2016
  • April, 2015
  • April, 2014
  • April, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$73,956 3.22% Kathryn Tschiegg CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$66,123 2.87% Helene Moncman Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Central American Medical Outreach (OH) 85.57 three stars
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InterAction (DC) 91.01 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Central American Medical Outreach
322 Westwood Avenue
Orrville, OH 44667
tel: (330) 683-5956
EIN: 34-1740695

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Board Leadership

Ron Taggart
Board President

CEO

Kathryn Tschiegg
Founder, International Director

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