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Contact Information

 

Organization Name: Kilimanjaro Children's Fund

Former Names: Fund for the Kilimanjaro Orphanage

Employer Identification Number (EIN): 27-1426013

Address: PO Box 1126 - Haines, Alaska 99827, USA  

Tel: +1-907-766-2623

Email: greg@kilimanjaro-children.org

Website: www.kilimanjaro-children.org

Tax Exemption Code: 501(c)(3)

 

 

 

List of Officers, Directors, Trustees, and Key Employees

 

Name: Dr. Gregory Higgins

Title: President

Annual Compensation: $0

 

Name: Sandra Barclay

Title: Secretary

Annual Compensation: $0

 

Name: Laurie Dadourian

Title: Treasurer

Annual Compensation: $0

 

Name: Travis Young

Title: Public Awareness and Media Manager

Annual Compensation: $0

 

Name: Shannon Higgins

Title: Project Outreach Manager

Annual Compensation: $0

 

Name: Greg Podsiki

Title: Volunteer Consultant

Annual Compensation: $0

 

 

Financial Information: Donations, Grants, Assets, and Expenses

 

Donations, Gifts, and Grants Recieved 2010 to 2014: $525,154 (USD)

 

Grants Awarded 2010 to 2014: $499,988 (USD)

 

Net Assets/Cash Ending in 2014: $23,450 (USD)

 

Non-Grant Operational Expenses 2010 to 2014: $1,716 (USD)

 

Program Expenses (Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs and services it delivers): 95.2%

 

Administrative Expenses: 0.03%

 

Fundraising Expenses: 0%

 

IRS Fillings: https://projects.propublica.org/nonprofits/organizations/271426013 

 

 

 

Mission and Purpose

 

The primary purpose of the Kilimanjaro Children's Fund is to provide financial support and assistance to the children in the Kilimanjaro region who are at risk because they are orphans, homeless, sick or living in extreme poverty. This activity will involve grant assistance for projects designed to deal with specific issues and sites to include orphanages, homeless aide agencies, school placement and assistance work, aide to needy schools and preschools, feeding projects, medical care needs and other worthy areas dealing with children. Grants will be awarded on an individual basis after insuring that financial accountability and oversight are in place. Our secondary goal is to educate the American public to the cultural, social, educational, medical and economic needs of the children of the Kilimanjaro region in Tanzania.

 

 

Grants Awarded

 

2011

 

$8212 to pay for annual school expenses for seventeen orphaned children attending school in the Moshi, Tanzania area. Without this support they would not be allowed to attend classes.

 

$5,100 to pay for trips for orphans to Northern Circuit National Parks that included Arusha, Tarangiri, Ngorongoro and Lake Manyara.

 

$4,497 for medical expenses for four children. Two children were suffering from HIV related complications, one child receiving treatment for childhood diabetes, and the other child recieving treatment for complete hearing loss.

 

$73,261 to purchase property and pay for the construction of housing for 42 children.

 

$20,380 to pay for the annual school expenses for 38 residents of the Kilimanjaro Orphanage Centre.

 

$14,178 to pay for the emergency heart surgery for a child with a congenital heart defect.  

 

     

2012

 

$34,617 to pay for school fees and expenses for 49 orphaned children at the Kilimanjaro Orphanage Centre in Pasua, Tanzania.

 

$23,461 to assist with the purchase of a bus to safely transport children from the Kilimanjaro Orphanage Centre to school. This was made possible by a donation from a private individual with a matching donation from the Microsoft Corporation.

 

$20,532 to survey and install a water well for a future construction site of an orphanage in Mabugini.

 

$14,171 to construct new dormatories at the Kilimanjaro Orphanage Centre to accomodate more orphaned children.

 

$8,312 to cover farm operating expenses to grow maize, rice, beans, and bananas. The produce from the farm helps with annual food requirements for residents of the Kilimanjaro Orphanage Centre and pre-school children that attend classes at the Kilimanjaro Children Foundation.

 

$6,970 for annual school expenses for children attending school in the Moshi, Tanzania area. Without this support they would not be allowed to attend classes.

 

$3,197 to supply desks and work centres for a computer room at the Kilimanjaro Orphanage Centre.

 

 

2013

 

$38,410 to pay for school fees and expenses for 55 orphaned children at the Kilimanjaro Orphanage Centre in Pasua, Tanzania.

 

$24,263 to pay for the materials and construction of a new shower facility at the Kilimanjaro Orphanage Centre.

 

$22,700 to pay for the materials and construction of new latrines at the Kilimanjaro Orphanage Centre.

 

$18,377 to pay for an open heart surgery for one of the residents at the Kilimnajaro Orphanage Centre. This required a trip to the Asian Heart Institute in Mumbai, India.

 

$10,216 to cover farm operating expenses to grow maize, rice, beans, and bananas. The produce from the farm helps with annual food requirements for residents of the Kilimanjaro Orphanage Centre and pre-school children that attend classes at the Kilimanjaro Children's Foundation.

 

$7,110 for annual school expenses for children attending school in the Moshi, Tanzania area. Without this support they would not be allowed to attend classes.

 

$5,312 for constructing a new shed, guard station, and construction materials at the Kilimanjaro Orphanage Centre. This is made to imporve security at the Kilimanjaro Orphanage Centre.

 

$4,112 grant for Christmas trip for over 60 children at the Kilimanjaro Orphanage Centre.

 

 

2014

 

$44,316 to pay for school fees and expenses for orphaned children at the Kilimanjaro Orphanage Centre in Pasua, Tanzania.

 

$38,812 for the construction of new buildings for the Kilimanjaro Orphanage Centre in Pasua, Tanzania.

 

$17,826 for annual school expenses for children attending school in the Moshi, Tanzania area. Without this support they would not be allowed to attend classes.

 

$17,320 grant to replace the Kilimanjaro Orphanage Centre's aging Land Cruiser, which was used for various transport needs.

 

$14,316 grant for additional farm expenses, which includes leasing land for growing rice.

 

 

2015

 

2015 marks a year of transition for the charity. The past five years have been primarily focused on providing grants to support infrastructure, safety, sanitation, and education for the orphaned residents of the Kilimanjaro Orphanage Centre in Pasua. The Directors of the charity will continue to support school fees for the children; however, there are many other children and orphanages in the region that need our support.

 

In October, we elected to change our mission and name to reflect our expanded outreach to the local community and are currently assessing the needs of an Orphanage in Mabugini. The children there have no immediate access to running water, quality education, medical care, and good nutrition. We will be providing updates on this project, as well as, grant information for 2015 soon.

 

Thank you to everyone that has helped us and those that continue to provide the financial support required to assist these children at risk. It could not be possible without you!  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Financial Information and Grant History

Resources

Contact Us

FAQ

 

Partners

 

Financial Forms

 

Annual Report

 

EIN: 27-1426013

 

Kilimanjaro Children's Fund

P.O. Box 1126

Haines, Alaska 99827

 

Questions or comments?

 

Please email:

 

greg@kilimanjaro-children.org

 

© 2015 Kilimanjaro Children's Fund. All rights reserved.

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HOW MUCH OUR STAFF IS PAID FROM DONATIONS. OUR PEOPLE ARE VOLUNTEERS. 

95.2%

IS HOW MUCH WE GRANTED FROM ALL DONATIONS RECIEVED SINCE 2010. 

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In 2011, Aziza was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect. The Kilimanjaro Children's Fund granted $14,178 to pay for her life saving surgery.  

 

This bus helps the children of the Kilimanjaro Orphanage Centre get safely trasported to school. This was made possible by a grant of $23,461 and the generosity of a private donor, as well as, the Microsoft Corporation.

 

This shower and toilet facility was made possible by a grant from the Kilimanjaro Children's Fund. Proper sanitation and plumbing is critical to minizing the spread of infection and disease for children living at orphanges.

 

"Unicef estimates there are over 2,000,000 children living without parents in Tanzania."

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The farm helps feed children at the Kilimanjaro Orphanage Centre and students that attend pre-school at the Kilimanjaro Children's Foundation.

 

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Children at an Orphanage in Mabugini need our support to provide better facilities, safety, medical care and nutrition. This is one of our main focuses  in 2015 and 2016.  

 

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