Education : Early Childhood Programs and Services (Grantmaking)

Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation of USA

A people's movement

three stars

84.92

P.O. Box 821369 Houston, TX 77282
tel: (281) 668-5982   Web Site
EIN: 77-0554248

Board Leadership
Arun Gupta
Chair

CEO
Ranjani Saigal
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.92 three stars
  Financial 82.38 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 88.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Ekal Vidyalaya is a Movement involved in integrated & holistic development of rural & tribal India. The main activity undertaken in this movement is to run one-teacher schools (known as Ekal Vidyalayas) all over India, in the remotest rural & tribal villages to take the education to every child. The overriding philosophy of Ekal Vidyalaya Movement is to take a holistic approach of social and economic development to Tribal & Rural India that is Bharat. With the participation of numerous trusts and non-profit organizations, this movement has become the largest grassroots level non-governmental education & development movement that operates in the remote villages of India. The Ekal movement aims to help eradicate illiteracy from rural and tribal India following the philosophy of rural development based on the criteria of equality & inclusiveness across all the sections of the society.

Ekal Vidyalaya is a Movement involved in integrated & holistic development of rural & tribal India. The main activity undertaken in this movement is to run one-teacher schools (known as Ekal Vidyalayas) all over India, in the remotest rural & tribal villages to take the education to every child. The overriding philosophy of Ekal Vidyalaya Movement is to take a holistic approach of social and economic development to Tribal & Rural India that is Bharat. With the participation of numerous trusts and non-profit organizations, this movement has become the largest grassroots level non-governmental education & development movement that operates in the remote villages of India. The Ekal movement aims to help eradicate illiteracy from rural and tribal India following the philosophy of rural development based on the criteria of equality & inclusiveness across all the sections of the society.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of children exceeding 80% school attendance
2,200,000
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

82.38

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

88.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
84.6%
  Administrative Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.61
  Program Expenses Growth -3.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation of USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation of USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,282,923
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,282,923
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $9,282,923
   Other Revenue $526,885
TOTAL REVENUE $9,809,808
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,076,051
   Administrative Expenses $232,695
   Fundraising Expenses $1,165,294
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,474,040
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,335,768
   
Net Assets $4,836,742

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Mission

Ekal Vidyalaya is a Movement involved in integrated & holistic development of rural & tribal India. The main activity undertaken in this movement is to run one-teacher schools (known as Ekal Vidyalayas) all over India, in the remotest rural & tribal villages to take the education to every child. The overriding philosophy of Ekal Vidyalaya Movement is to take a holistic approach of social and economic development to Tribal & Rural India that is Bharat. With the participation of numerous trusts and non-profit organizations, this movement has become the largest grassroots level non-governmental education & development movement that operates in the remote villages of India. The Ekal movement aims to help eradicate illiteracy from rural and tribal India following the philosophy of rural development based on the criteria of equality & inclusiveness across all the sections of the society.

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Charity Contact Info

Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation of USA
P.O. Box 821369
Houston, TX 77282
tel: (281) 668-5982
EIN: 77-0554248

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Board Leadership

Arun Gupta
Chair

CEO

Ranjani Saigal
Executive Director