Canadian Friends of Pearl Children

119 Ross Avenue Suite 201
Ottawa, ON K1Y ON6
Executive Director: Dvora Rotenberg
Director: Jay Pasternak

Website: www.pearlchildren.ca
Charitable Reg. #: REVOKED JULY 2015
Sector: International Aid
Operating Charity

Social Results Reporting

Grade: D

The grade is based on the charity's public reporting of the work it does and the results it achieves.

Financial Transparency

Audited financial statements available only through official request for information from Canada Revenue Agency

Program Cost Coverage

Funding Reserves Program Costs

Spending Breakdown

Full-time staff #1

Avg. Compensation $96,108

Top 10 Staff Salary Range

$350k + 0
$300k - $350k 0
$250k - $300k 0
$200k - $250k 0
$160k - $200k 0
$120k - $160k 0
$80k - $120k 1
$40k - $80k 0
< $40k 0
Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2011

About Canadian Friends of Pearl Children:

Canadian Friends of Pearl Children (CFPC) is dedicated to improving the quality of life of orphans, disadvantaged children, and impoverished families in Uganda and Western Kenya. CFPC aims to provide a safe and healthy living environment, nutrition and health care, and quality education.

CFPC provides AIDS kits to people in Jinja town as well as other remote villages in Uganda. Through its health programs, CFPC distributes reusable AFRIpads (sanitary pads) for girls to allow them to continue to attend school. CFPC raises funds to help donate LifeStraws which provide clean drinking water and mosquito nets to protect from Malaria-infected mosquitoes. CFPC provides a sustainable food supply by raising funds to purchase poultry farms, cows and goats. Through its education initiatives CFPC provides primary school supplies to children studying in schools.

NOTE: CANADIAN FRIENDS OF PEARL CHILDREN HAD ITS CHARITABLE REGISTRATION STATUS REVOKED BY THE CRA JULY 18, 2015.

Financial Review:

CFPC's financial statements are unaudited but contain a notice to reader. In F2011, CFPC's administrative costs were 0.4% of revenues and fundraising costs were 2.0% of donations and gifts-in-kind donations. CFPC raised $57.8m in gifts-in-kind and donations through an external fundraiser for a fee of $1.1m. It has ($2k) in funding reserves due to bank overdraft charges.

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending December
20112010
Administrative costs as % of revenues 0.4%0.6%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 1.9%2.1%
Program cost coverage (%) 0.0%0.1%

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $000s
20112010
Donations 348279
Goods in kind 57,40847,003
Total revenues 57,75647,283
Program costs 56,24746,044
Grants 157
Administrative costs 204273
Fundraising costs 1,117984
Cash flow from operations 188(76)
Funding reserves (2)52
Note: Ci analyzed only two years (F2011 and F2010) as statements for F2012 and F2009 were unavailable.

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