International : Development and Relief Services (Grantmaking)

Tanzanian Children's Fund

Creating a home for children. Transforming communities. Building futures in Tanzania.

four stars

95.93

2 Garden Street Cambridge, MA 02138
tel: (617) 913-3763   Web Site
EIN: 74-3087284

Board Leadership
Eleanor Doar
Board Chair

CEO
Peter Leon Mmassy
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.93 four stars
  Financial 95.87 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Tanzanian Children's Fund works to ensure that all children and families in the Karatu region of northern Tanzania lead healthy and productive lives and have the opportunity to become positive agents of change for their country. In order to achieve our goals, TCF provides a loving and permanent home for marginalized children at the Rift Valley Children's Village. However, TCF also recognizes that the best way to promote the well-being of all children is to provide access to high-quality education, free healthcare, and microfinance trainings and loans to the entire community. Our innovative, multi-pronged approach to addressing systemic poverty is what has enabled us to have a deep impact and catalyze real and lasting change.

The Tanzanian Children's Fund works to ensure that all children and families in the Karatu region of northern Tanzania lead healthy and productive lives and have the opportunity to become positive agents of change for their country. In order to achieve our goals, TCF provides a loving and permanent home for marginalized children at the Rift Valley Children's Village. However, TCF also recognizes that the best way to promote the well-being of all children is to provide access to high-quality education, free healthcare, and microfinance trainings and loans to the entire community. Our innovative, multi-pronged approach to addressing systemic poverty is what has enabled us to have a deep impact and catalyze real and lasting change.

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Financial

four stars

95.87

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
83.7%
  Administrative Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.85
  Program Expenses Growth 6.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Tanzanian Children's Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Tanzanian Children's Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,350,201
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $81,759
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,431,960
   Program Service Revenue $60,930
Total Primary Revenue $2,492,890
   Other Revenue $82,668
TOTAL REVENUE $2,575,558
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,517,294
   Administrative Expenses $118,914
   Fundraising Expenses $167,755
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,803,963
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $771,595
   
Net Assets $4,819,047

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$80,000 4.43% India Howell Executive Director

Mission

The Tanzanian Children's Fund works to ensure that all children and families in the Karatu region of northern Tanzania lead healthy and productive lives and have the opportunity to become positive agents of change for their country. In order to achieve our goals, TCF provides a loving and permanent home for marginalized children at the Rift Valley Children's Village. However, TCF also recognizes that the best way to promote the well-being of all children is to provide access to high-quality education, free healthcare, and microfinance trainings and loans to the entire community. Our innovative, multi-pronged approach to addressing systemic poverty is what has enabled us to have a deep impact and catalyze real and lasting change.

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Charity Contact Info

Tanzanian Children's Fund
2 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
tel: (617) 913-3763
EIN: 74-3087284

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Board Leadership

Eleanor Doar
Board Chair

CEO

Peter Leon Mmassy
Executive Director