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Nuru International

Ending extreme poverty in remote rural areas.

three stars

86.58

270 Baker Street East Suite 200
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
tel: (949) 667-0796   Web Site
EIN: 26-1250716

Board Leadership
John Hancox
Board Chairman

CEO
Jake Harriman
Founder & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.58 three stars
  Financial 82.80 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 2007, Nuru International ends extreme poverty in remote, rural areas by equipping local leaders with the tools and knowledge to build self-sustaining, self-scaling impact programs to lift their communities out of extreme poverty within seven years.

Founded in 2007, Nuru International ends extreme poverty in remote, rural areas by equipping local leaders with the tools and knowledge to build self-sustaining, self-scaling impact programs to lift their communities out of extreme poverty within seven years.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Percent reduction in under five child mortality (using LiST)
28
Percent increased crop yield (from baseline)
80
Number of cooperatives
40
Number of farmer members
8,500
Number of participants engaged in programs
47,892
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

82.80

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
86.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.30
  Program Expenses Growth 0.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Nuru International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Nuru International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Nuru International (CA) 86.58 three stars
GlobalGiving (DC) 98.23 four stars
International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) (NY) 94.12 four stars
World Neighbors (OK) 92.88 four stars
CHOICE Humanitarian (UT) 88.94 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,808,797
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,808,797
   Program Service Revenue $10,641
Total Primary Revenue $4,819,438
   Other Revenue $14,347
TOTAL REVENUE $4,833,785
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,318,155
   Administrative Expenses $698,162
   Fundraising Expenses $227,632
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,243,949
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,410,164
   
Net Assets $1,860,407

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
Training and Support for Local Programs $5,002,579 94.1%
Nuru International's Awareness Program $315,576 5.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 03/01/2020 86.58 three stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 93.74 four stars
2016-12 12/22/2017 93.98 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 93.86 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 26-1250716
Name in IRS Master File NURU INTERNATIONAL
NTEE Code Q31
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
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 April, 2008
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$220,718 3.53% Jacob Harriman Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Nuru International (CA) 86.58 three stars
Synergos (NY) 92.54 four stars
Mercy-USA for Aid and Development (MI) 92.92 four stars
Village Enterprise (CA) 93.88 four stars
American India Foundation (NY) 93.43 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Nuru International
270 Baker Street East
Suite 200
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
tel: (949) 667-0796
EIN: 26-1250716

Mail donations to:
5405 Alton Parkway
Suite A-474
Irvine, CA 92604

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Board Leadership

John Hancox
Board Chairman

CEO

Jake Harriman
Founder & CEO

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