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International : Development and Relief Services (Grantmaking)

Sewa International, Inc

Together We Serve Better

four stars

96.46

1712 Highway 6 South Houston, TX 77077
tel: (708) 872-7392   Web Site
EIN: 20-0638718

Board Leadership
Radheshyam Dwivedi
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Sree N. Sreenath
President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.46 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Sewa International's mission is to serve humanity in distress, aid local communities, run developmental projects for the underserved, and assist people in transformational change through the power of innovation by mobilizing partners, donors, and volunteers. Sewa International is a Hindu faith-based, humanitarian, nonprofit service organization which specializes in disaster relief and rehabiliatation. Our development programs focus on family services; child, tribal and refugee welfare; women empowerment; health; and education. In addition to our work in the US, we have undertaken development projects in Colombia, Guyana, India, Kenya, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

Sewa International's mission is to serve humanity in distress, aid local communities, run developmental projects for the underserved, and assist people in transformational change through the power of innovation by mobilizing partners, donors, and volunteers. Sewa International is a Hindu faith-based, humanitarian, nonprofit service organization which specializes in disaster relief and rehabiliatation. Our development programs focus on family services; child, tribal and refugee welfare; women empowerment; health; and education. In addition to our work in the US, we have undertaken development projects in Colombia, Guyana, India, Kenya, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
86.3%
  Administrative Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.82
  Program Expenses Growth 39.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sewa International, Inc on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sewa International, Inc on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Sewa International, Inc (TX) 96.46 four stars
International Child Care (MI) 89.64 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $999,589
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $873,884
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,873,473
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,873,473
   Other Revenue $81,766
TOTAL REVENUE $1,955,239
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,007,824
   Administrative Expenses $168,742
   Fundraising Expenses $161,820
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,338,386
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-383,147
   
Net Assets $1,312,200

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
Education $718,143 35.8%
Disaster Relief $601,353 30.0%
Volunteer Development $308,836 15.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 09/01/2018 96.46 four stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 83.35 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 20-0638718
Name in IRS Master File SEWA INTERNATIONAL INC
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 August, 2004
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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
Not compensated -- Sree Sreenath CEO

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Sewa International, Inc (TX) 96.46 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Sewa International, Inc
1712 Highway 6 South
Houston, TX 77077
tel: (708) 872-7392
EIN: 20-0638718

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 820867
Houston, TX 77282

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Board Leadership

Radheshyam Dwivedi
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Sree N. Sreenath
President

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