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Carolina for Kibera

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four stars

90.05

301 Pittsboro Street, Suite 3002 Campus Box 5145
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
tel: (919) 962-6362   Web Site
EIN: 56-2248495

Board Leadership
David Mshila
Chair

CEO
Shamecca Bryant
U.S. Head of Operations

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.05 four stars
  Financial 86.52 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Carolina for Kibera (CFK) exists to develop local leaders, catalyze positive change and alleviate poverty in the Kibera slum of Nairobi. Driven by local needs, our collaborative network of programs advance health, education, ethnic cooperation, gender equality and economic empowerment, and equip leaders with tools to strengthen the community. We envision a Kibera where people are healthy, safe, and self-sufficient - a place where every person, regardless of their background, has a voice in their future and access to opportunities and resources to realize that future. We envision a community that finds strength in diversity and individuals that are empowered to pursue opportunities both locally and across the globe.

Carolina for Kibera (CFK) exists to develop local leaders, catalyze positive change and alleviate poverty in the Kibera slum of Nairobi. Driven by local needs, our collaborative network of programs advance health, education, ethnic cooperation, gender equality and economic empowerment, and equip leaders with tools to strengthen the community. We envision a Kibera where people are healthy, safe, and self-sufficient - a place where every person, regardless of their background, has a voice in their future and access to opportunities and resources to realize that future. We envision a community that finds strength in diversity and individuals that are empowered to pursue opportunities both locally and across the globe.

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Financial

three stars

86.52

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 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)
81.6%
  Administrative Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.98
  Program Expenses Growth -7.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Carolina for Kibera on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Carolina for Kibera on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Carolina for Kibera (NC) 90.05 four stars
American Relief Agency for the Horn of Africa (ARAHA) (MN) 92.74 four stars
SOS International/SOS Local (TX) 90.00 four stars
Village Health Works (NY) 96.80 four stars
VisionSpring (NY) 91.55 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $702,666
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $702,666
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $702,666
   Other Revenue $2,967
TOTAL REVENUE $705,633
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $566,449
   Administrative Expenses $58,269
   Fundraising Expenses $63,643
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $688,361
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $17,272
   
Net Assets $2,805,355

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Carolina for Kibera has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 08/01/2018 90.05 four stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 95.96 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 92.08 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.25 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 78.25 two stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 86.52 three stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 92.34 four stars
2011-06 10/01/2012 90.22 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 56-2248495
Name in IRS Master File CAROLINA FOR KIBERA INC
NTEE Code Q33
NTEE Classification International Relief
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 July, 2001
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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
$31,831 4.62% Shamecca Bryant Deputy Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Carolina for Kibera (NC) 90.05 four stars
Bikes Not Bombs (MA) 86.84 three stars
Just Associates (DC) 91.86 four stars
Baptist Medical & Dental Mission International (MS) 93.34 four stars
Canvasback Missions, Inc. (CA) 93.78 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Carolina for Kibera
301 Pittsboro Street, Suite 3002
Campus Box 5145
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
tel: (919) 962-6362
fax: (919) 962-5375
EIN: 56-2248495

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Board Leadership

David Mshila
Chair

CEO

Shamecca Bryant
U.S. Head of Operations

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