International : Development and Relief Services

Living Water International

Water for life in Jesus' name

three stars

82.95

4001 Greenbriar Drive Stafford, TX 77477
tel: (877) 594-4426   Web Site
EIN: 76-0324875

Board Leadership
James Reid
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Michael J. Mantel, Ph.D.
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.95 three stars
  Financial 75.90 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1990, Living Water International (LWI) exists to demonstrate the love of God by helping communities acquire desperately needed clean water, and to experience "living water" - the gospel of Jesus Christ - which alone satisfies the deepest thirst. In all of LWI's programs, we long for holistic transformation in the lives of those we serve, with a clear and well-developed focus on disciple making that infuses all of our work in water, sanitation and hygiene. We believe that God is continually at work in our world, reconciling and redeeming all things-both spiritual and physical. Our calling is to cooperate with his work by servicing some of the most impoverished communities in our world.

Founded in 1990, Living Water International (LWI) exists to demonstrate the love of God by helping communities acquire desperately needed clean water, and to experience "living water" - the gospel of Jesus Christ - which alone satisfies the deepest thirst. In all of LWI's programs, we long for holistic transformation in the lives of those we serve, with a clear and well-developed focus on disciple making that infuses all of our work in water, sanitation and hygiene. We believe that God is continually at work in our world, reconciling and redeeming all things-both spiritual and physical. Our calling is to cooperate with his work by servicing some of the most impoverished communities in our world.

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Financial

two stars

75.90

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
79.4%
  Administrative Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.37
  Program Expenses Growth -2.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Living Water International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Living Water International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $23,741,611
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,040,278
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $25,781,889
   Program Service Revenue $270,861
Total Primary Revenue $26,052,750
   Other Revenue $-38,282
TOTAL REVENUE $26,014,468
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $18,645,648
   Administrative Expenses $1,383,177
   Fundraising Expenses $2,940,787
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $22,969,612
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,044,856
   
Net Assets $8,859,857

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$251,827 1.09% Michael Mantel President & CEO

Mission

Founded in 1990, Living Water International (LWI) exists to demonstrate the love of God by helping communities acquire desperately needed clean water, and to experience "living water" - the gospel of Jesus Christ - which alone satisfies the deepest thirst. In all of LWI's programs, we long for holistic transformation in the lives of those we serve, with a clear and well-developed focus on disciple making that infuses all of our work in water, sanitation and hygiene. We believe that God is continually at work in our world, reconciling and redeeming all things-both spiritual and physical. Our calling is to cooperate with his work by servicing some of the most impoverished communities in our world.

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Living Water International (TX) 82.95 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Living Water International
4001 Greenbriar Drive
Stafford, TX 77477
tel: (877) 594-4426
fax: (281) 207-7845
EIN: 76-0324875

Mail donations to:
4001 Greenbriar Drive
Stafford, TX 77477

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Board Leadership

James Reid
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Michael J. Mantel, Ph.D.
President and CEO