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International : Development and Relief Services

Village Health Works

Where there is health there is hope

four stars

97.36

45 West 36th Street 8th Floor
New York, NY 10018
tel: (917) 546-9219   Web Site
EIN: 45-0545435

Board Leadership
Patrick Grace
Chair

CEO
Deogratias Niyizonkiza
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.36 four stars
  Financial 97.80 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 2005, Village Health Works is a grassroots, 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization with the mission to provide quality, compassionate, dignified health care in rural Burundi, East Africa, while also addressing the root causes of illness, poverty, violence, and neglect. Village Health Works brings hope to Burundi through a holistic model. In partnership with community members, we focus first on treating and preventing illness through primary health care services. We then integrate education, sustainable agriculture, and economic development programs. Our campus in Kigutu - the heart of our operations - is home to a primary health care clinic, pre-school, and demonstration gardens, and through outreach we provide services throughout 18 surrounding communities. Our comprehensive programs serve more than 200,000 men, women and children.

Founded in 2005, Village Health Works is a grassroots, 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization with the mission to provide quality, compassionate, dignified health care in rural Burundi, East Africa, while also addressing the root causes of illness, poverty, violence, and neglect. Village Health Works brings hope to Burundi through a holistic model. In partnership with community members, we focus first on treating and preventing illness through primary health care services. We then integrate education, sustainable agriculture, and economic development programs. Our campus in Kigutu - the heart of our operations - is home to a primary health care clinic, pre-school, and demonstration gardens, and through outreach we provide services throughout 18 surrounding communities. Our comprehensive programs serve more than 200,000 men, women and children.

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Financial

four stars

97.80

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
77.3%
  Administrative Expenses 12.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.62
  Program Expenses Growth 21.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Village Health Works on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Village Health Works on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Village Health Works (NY) 97.36 four stars
Grassroot Soccer (NH) 96.26 four stars
Timmy Global Health (IN) 85.85 three stars
Christian World Outreach (CO) 91.99 four stars
Wings of Hope (MO) 89.02 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,820,451
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $278,745
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $18,562
Total Contributions $5,117,758
   Program Service Revenue $46,841
Total Primary Revenue $5,164,599
   Other Revenue $-41,670
TOTAL REVENUE $5,122,929
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,298,783
   Administrative Expenses $391,063
   Fundraising Expenses $321,141
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,010,987
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,111,942
   
Net Assets $13,909,529

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
Clinical Program $1,544,941 67.2%
Agriculture $433,559 18.9%
Education $219,800 9.6%
Economics Development $100,483 4.4%

Ratings History
Village Health Works has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 10/01/2019 97.36 four stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 94.81 four stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 96.80 four stars
2014-12 08/01/2017 94.08 four stars
2014-12 02/01/2017 91.34 four stars
2014-12 12/01/2016 88.55 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 45-0545435
Name in IRS Master File VILLAGE HEALTH WORKS
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 Hospital or medical research organization 170(b)(1)(A)(iii)
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 June, 2007
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$135,000 4.48% Deogratias Niyizonkiza Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$9,375 0.31% Lauren Driscoll Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Village Health Works (NY) 97.36 four stars
Pencils of Promise (NY) 93.17 four stars
INMED Partnerships for Children (VA) 100.00 four stars
Concern Worldwide US, Inc. (NY) 88.99 three stars
Medical Benevolence Foundation (TX) 92.09 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Village Health Works
45 West 36th Street
8th Floor
New York, NY 10018
tel: (917) 546-9219
EIN: 45-0545435

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Board Leadership

Patrick Grace
Chair

CEO

Deogratias Niyizonkiza
President & CEO

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