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International : Development and Relief Services

World Education

Dedicated to improving the lives of the poor through education and economic and social development programs

three stars

85.47

44 Farnsworth Street Boston, MA 02210
tel: (617) 482-9485   Web Site
EIN: 13-1804349

Board Leadership
Paul Musante
Board Chair

CEO
Joel Lamstein
President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.47 three stars
  Financial 79.46 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1951 to meet the needs of the educationally disadvantaged, World Education provides training and technical assistance in nonformal education across a wide array of sectors. All World Education projects are designed to strengthen the capacity of local partner institutions, catalyze community and national development, and contribute to individual growth. World Education supports the development of many types of indigenous non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and community-based organizations (CBOs) to achieve long-term results. World Education strives to develop assets such as good health, literacy, numeracy, business and civic participation skills, and access to credit. World Education has worked in over 60 countries in all regions of the globe to provide training and technical assistance in many sectors.

Founded in 1951 to meet the needs of the educationally disadvantaged, World Education provides training and technical assistance in nonformal education across a wide array of sectors. All World Education projects are designed to strengthen the capacity of local partner institutions, catalyze community and national development, and contribute to individual growth. World Education supports the development of many types of indigenous non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and community-based organizations (CBOs) to achieve long-term results. World Education strives to develop assets such as good health, literacy, numeracy, business and civic participation skills, and access to credit. World Education has worked in over 60 countries in all regions of the globe to provide training and technical assistance in many sectors.

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Financial

two stars

79.46

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 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)
82.6%
  Administrative Expenses 16.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.08
  Program Expenses Growth 7.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 50.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by World Education on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by World Education on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Education (MA) 85.47 three stars
Samaritan's Purse (NC) 98.23 four stars
PATH (WA) 89.08 three stars
World Relief (MD) 92.29 four stars
Episcopal Relief & Development (NY) 90.07 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,695,935
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $36,873,172
Total Contributions $46,569,107
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $46,569,107
   Other Revenue $9,188
TOTAL REVENUE $46,578,295
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $37,755,963
   Administrative Expenses $8,250,773
   Fundraising Expenses $128,122
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $46,134,858
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $443,437
   
Net Assets $3,583,778

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
Africa Programs $6,657,926 17.6%
Asia Programs $9,560,731 25.3%
Domestic Programs $1,284,805 3.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 06/01/2018 85.47 three stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 87.15 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 86.55 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 86.26 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 85.41 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 82.19 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 82.43 three stars
2014-06 09/01/2015 81.18 three stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 86.81 three stars
2013-06 05/01/2014 85.04 three stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 81.94 three stars
2011-06 12/20/2012 87.36 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 84.73 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 80.57 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 05/01/2011 73.52 two stars
2009-06 06/01/2010 71.83 two stars
2008-06 04/01/2009 72.45 two stars
2007-06 03/01/2008 75.44 two stars
2006-06 02/01/2007 86.34 three stars
2005-06 05/01/2006 91.28 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 13-1804349
Name in IRS Master File WORLD EDUCATION INC
NTEE Code Q30
NTEE Classification International Development, Relief Services
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 October, 1959
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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 -- Joel Lamstein President
Other Salaries of Note
$153,930 0.33% Haiyan Hua Program Director
$147,197 0.31% Gillian Garb-Sieff Program Director
$121,855 0.26% Allan Miller Program Director
$116,408 0.25% Silja Kallenbach Program Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Education (MA) 85.47 three stars
Episcopal Relief & Development (NY) 90.07 four stars
Global Communities (MD) 85.57 three stars
Oxfam America (MA) 85.03 three stars
The Zakat Foundation of America (IL) 98.23 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

World Education
44 Farnsworth Street
Boston, MA 02210
tel: (617) 482-9485
fax: (617) 482-0617
EIN: 13-1804349

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Board Leadership

Paul Musante
Board Chair

CEO

Joel Lamstein
President

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