Burlington, ON L7R 3Y8
Director: Ida Kaastra-Mutolgo
President: John DeGroot
Charitable Reg. #: 11885 7366 RR0001
Grade: B+The grade is based on the charity's public reporting of the work it does and the results it achieves.
Need for Funding
Full-time staff #40
Avg. Compensation $79,575
Top 10 Staff Salary Range
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About World Renew :
Founded in 1962, World Renew (WR) is a Christianity-inspired charity that works in developing countries to strengthen communities, arrange food, health and education programs and respond to disasters. It also advocates for women’s rights and justice for minorities and refugees. WR reports that 1.2 billion people in the world live on a dollar a day, with 795 million of them experiencing health problems. 3 million children die every year. To address these social issues, World Renew works in 3755 communities across 35 countries, including Cambodia, Ethiopia, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Lebanon, Malawi and Nepal.
In F2015, World Renew spent $23.2m on its international programs and $694k on domestic programs. WR gave $7.7m to Canadian Food Grains Bank Association, which provides food to poor people in 39 countries. The charity partnered with local staff and clinics to train 480 volunteers to conduct home visits and educate families on health and sanitation. WR supported 223 North American churches that were involved in justice activities like immigration, climate change and refugee policies. World Renew received a five-year $14m government grant to expand agriculture programs in Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania. The grant has already helped 120,000 farmers.
World Renew reports that it has helped 156 refugees, including 71 Iraqi and 40 Syrian refugees, to resettle in Canada. To date, WR claims to have transformed 838,298 lives through its development efforts.
World Renew is a Big-Cap charity, which received donations of $16m in F2015 along with government funding of $7.5m. Administrative costs are 5% of total revenues and fundraising costs are 9% of total donations. Total overhead costs come to 14%, falling within Ci’s reasonable range. WR has total funding reserves of $9.3m that can cover the charity’s annual program costs for 5 months.
This charity report is an update that is being reviewed by the charity. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.
Updated on July 20th, 2016 by Mirza Ali Shakir.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending June
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||4.9%||4.3%||4.2%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||9.2%||6.0%||7.9%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||39.0%||73.6%||44.2%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $000s
|Program costs - International||23,187||20,124||22,798|
|Program costs - Canada||694||575||556|
|Cash flow from operations||(2,852)||3,714||(3,212)|