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International : Development and Relief Services

Central American Medical Outreach

Bringing Hope to the Forgotten

87.34

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 87.34
  Financial 82.11
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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 160,000 people annually with services ranging from breast exams and prosthetics to neo-natal care, eye surgery, nutritional and educational services, and even operates a women's shelter. 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 160,000 people annually with services ranging from breast exams and prosthetics to neo-natal care, eye surgery, nutritional and educational services, and even operates a women's shelter. 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.

Financial

82.11

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
89.6%
  Administrative Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.36
  Program Expenses Growth 2.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.2%
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) 87.34
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,228,122
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,228,122
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,228,122
   Other Revenue $116,986
TOTAL REVENUE $2,345,108
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,343,077
   Administrative Expenses $161,719
   Fundraising Expenses $38,589
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,543,385
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-198,277
   
Net Assets $881,343

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 $1,758,614 75.1%
Medical & Community Development $568,520 24.3%
Construction of Public Hospital in Honduras $11,226 0.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-04 03/01/2020 87.34
2018-04 11/01/2019 85.85
2018-04 07/01/2019 85.57
2017-04 07/01/2018 86.05
2016-04 03/01/2018 88.69
2016-04 10/01/2017 85.03
2015-04 07/01/2016 85.43
2014-04 06/01/2016 83.42
 
CN 2.0
2014-04 08/01/2015 84.42
2013-04 06/01/2014 83.72
2012-04 05/01/2013 82.08

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
$74,031 2.91% Kathryn Tschiegg Founder, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Central American Medical Outreach (OH) 87.34
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UCP Wheels for Humanity (CA) 87.97
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American Jewish World Service (NY) 90.82

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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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