International : Development and Relief Services

American Relief Agency for the Horn of Africa (ARAHA)

Delivering essentials, developing opportunities

four stars

90.71

3900 Jackson St. NE Columbia Heights, MN 55421
tel: (866) 992-7242   Web Site
EIN: 41-1989714

Board Leadership
Adam A. Alamin
Board Chairman

CEO
Mohamed Idris
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.71 four stars
  Financial 87.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
93.2%
  Administrative Expenses 3.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.72
  Program Expenses Growth -4.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Relief Agency for the Horn of Africa (ARAHA) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Relief Agency for the Horn of Africa (ARAHA) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,862,701
   Federated Campaigns $35,803
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,898,504
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,898,504
   Other Revenue $45,086
TOTAL REVENUE $3,943,590
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,898,601
   Administrative Expenses $123,134
   Fundraising Expenses $114,781
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,136,516
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,807,074
   
Net Assets $2,491,911

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$78,405 3.66% Mohamed Idris Executive Director

Mission

American Relief Agency for the Horn of Africa's (AHARA) mission is to strive to alleviate the suffering from hunger, illiteracy, diseases, and poverty in the Horn of Africa, as well as help the east African community in Minnesota. The Horn of Africa has become the land of hunger, war, famine, and disease. The Horn of Africa is considered one of the poorest regions in the world, and ongoing droughts continue to plague this region. Long wars and ethnic conflicts have further complicated the already deplorable situation. The most recent United Nations studies estimate that 16 million people in the Horn of Africa are in urgent need of food and other humanitarian assistance.

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Charity Contact Info

American Relief Agency for the Horn of Africa (ARAHA)
3900 Jackson St. NE
Columbia Heights, MN 55421
tel: (866) 992-7242
fax: (763) 270-5349
EIN: 41-1989714

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 21134
Minneapolis, MN 55421

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Board Leadership

Adam A. Alamin
Board Chairman

CEO

Mohamed Idris
Executive Director

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