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Sewa International, Inc

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four stars

100.00

1000 West Oaks Mall Suite 100
Houston, TX 77082
tel: (708) 872-7392   Web Site
EIN: 20-0638718

Board Leadership
Ramesh Bhutada
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Sree N. Sreenath
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 100.00 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Total number of volunteer hours contributed to the organization
145,000
Number of health education trainings conducted
26
This impact information is current as of July 2019, 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

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
86.7%
  Administrative Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.76
  Program Expenses Growth 30.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.8%
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) 100.00 four stars
Reciprocal Ministries International (FL) 86.44 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,247,600
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,931,357
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,178,957
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,178,957
   Other Revenue $152,165
TOTAL REVENUE $4,331,122
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,866,234
   Administrative Expenses $143,355
   Fundraising Expenses $128,218
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,137,807
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,193,315
   
Net Assets $3,505,515

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Sewa International, Inc has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 02/01/2019 100.00 four stars
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Sree Sreenath CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Sewa International, Inc (TX) 100.00 four stars
InterAction (DC) 91.01 four stars
VisionSpring (NY) 90.42 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Sewa International, Inc
1000 West Oaks Mall
Suite 100
Houston, TX 77082
tel: (708) 872-7392
EIN: 20-0638718

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

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Board Leadership

Ramesh Bhutada
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Sree N. Sreenath
President

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