Rapha International

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Summary

Rapha International is a public benefit 501c3 nonprofit committed to ending the trafficking and sexual exploitation of children. Founded in 2003, Rapha continues to rescue and rehabilitate children, while bringing them to lasting freedom. Love - Rescue - Heal is more than a slogan to us. It's a way of life.

No child deserves to be trafficked. No child deserves to be sexually exploited. Rapha's vision is to see all children living in sustainable freedom within safe communities.

Rapha is a faith-based organization that takes seriously the scripture that reads: "Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with action and in truth" (1John 3:18). It is with compassion energized and sustained by love that we act on behalf of victimized and vulnerable children. Though we are faith-based, we offer aid without requiring those that we help to embrace our faith. When Jesus fed the 5,000 he did not withhold from those who refused to believe. He gave freely, and so do we.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Rapha International
PO Box 1569
Joplin, MO 64802

Website: https://rapha.org/

Phone: (417) 621-0373

Email: freedom@rapha.org


Organization details

EIN: 272523416

CEO/President: Stephanie Garman Freed

Chairman: Stephanie Garman Freed

Board size: 7

Founder: Stephanie Garman Freed

Year founded: 2011

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2016


Purpose

Vision- to see all children living in sustainable freedom within safe communities.


Mission statement

Our mission is to end the trafficking and sexual exploitation of children - one child at a time - through aftercare for survivors, prevention for the vulnerable and engagement for you.


Statement of faith

Transparency grade

A

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Advocacy

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating533 of 84423 of 36
Fund acquisition rating439 of 84417 of 36
Resource allocation rating236 of 84416 of 36
Asset utilization rating790 of 84431 of 36

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
8%8%6%6%0%6%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
7%8%6%6%0%6%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
97%98%98%96%0%92%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
7%9%8%8%0%5%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
3%2%2%4%100%8%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
82%83%84%87%78%84%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
99%88%72%81%79%112%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
77%73%60%70%62%94%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
1%12%28%19%21%-12%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
6%9%25%18%100%-18%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
10%8%8%6%22%11%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.400.560.570.643.811.46
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.153.622.833.561.003.00
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
2.552.031.622.273.814.38
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
9.0617.7838.7133.640.0022.87
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.110.060.030.030.000.04
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
3.935.587.235.133.152.62
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
17%10%10%13%0%13%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%9%9%12%0%12%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
63%160%158%136%26%60%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20192018201720162015
Cash$1,488,004$1,776,561$1,058,417$17,902$492,728
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$101,112$128,805$119,372$0$120,577
Short-term investments$52,521$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$1,641,637$1,905,366$1,177,789$17,902$613,305
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$4,299,275$3,485,961$3,015,465$0$1,228,107
Other long-term assets$0$800$800$0$800
Total long-term assets$4,299,275$3,486,761$3,016,265$0$1,228,907
Total assets$5,940,912$5,392,127$4,194,054$17,902$1,842,212
 
Liabilities20192018201720162015
Payables and accrued expenses$92,351$49,219$35,010$0$26,817
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$92,351$49,219$35,010$0$26,817
Debt$510,000$480,000$511,700$0$213,472
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$510,000$480,000$511,700$0$213,472
Total liabilities$602,351$529,219$546,710$0$240,289
 
Net assets20192018201720162015
Unrestricted$0$3,525,957$3,008,796$17,902$1,463,721
Temporarily restricted$0$1,336,952$638,547$0$198,202
Permanently restricted$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$5,338,561$4,862,908$3,647,344$17,902$1,601,923
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20192018201720162015
Total contributions$3,733,229$4,189,675$3,198,789$0$2,205,024
Program service revenue$0$0$22,845$86,011$24,516
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$13,731$2,206$0$0$855
Other revenue$62,478$103,669$95,031$0$171,124
Total other revenue$76,209$105,875$117,876$86,011$196,495
Total revenue$3,809,438$4,295,550$3,316,665$86,011$2,401,519
 
Expenses20192018201720162015
Program services$2,777,724$2,591,775$2,318,836$53,130$2,256,762
Management and general$263,604$238,467$154,904$15,049$290,736
Fundraising$292,281$250,873$201,029$0$137,471
Total expenses$3,333,609$3,081,115$2,674,769$68,179$2,684,969
 
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)$475,829$1,214,435$641,896$17,832($283,450)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$475,829$1,214,435$641,896$17,832($283,450)

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Stephanie FreedCEO$99,542
Travis BuchanChief Financial Officer$55,243
Patricia FancherSecretary and Prevention Director$30,835

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2019


Response from ministry

No response has been provided by this ministry.


The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 4/15/2021. To update the information below, please email: info@ministrywatch.com


History

THE WORK OF RAPHA INTERNATIONAL WAS BORN THROUGH THE VISION OF NATIVE CAMBODIAN CHRISTIAN LEADERS.

These Cambodian leaders had repeatedly witnessed girls disappearing from their villages to be sold and exploited. Rapha International co-founder Joe Garman had been working alongside these leaders for years, but this horrific reality was brought to his attention firsthand as he witnessed the near trafficking of a young woman who had been sold by her parents. Luckily, the Cambodian leaders were able to intercede for and stop the traffickers from taking the young woman. But when Joe heard about the hundreds and thousands of children who were being sold into slavery in Cambodia and surrounding countries, it broke his heart.

These Cambodian leaders had the desire and the will to combat for these children, but needed the structure, programming and funding to do this work.

Joe returned to the US and shared the issue and the vision with his daughter, Stephanie Garman Freed, and together they began to pull in experts and partners with a heart to combat child slavery.

In 2003, Rapha International began an aftercare program for children who had been rescued from slavery and sexual exploitation. After more than a decade of growth, Rapha International is now an international aftercare program which has won the favor of the governments in the countries in which it works. It is an organization which practices excellence in the standards of caring for children who have been rescued from these traumatic situations.

The Rapha International model is to find native people who are qualified and passionate about combating the issues of child slavery and sexual exploitation in their own countries, and equipping them to combat on behalf of these children.

Rapha is a Hebrew word which means "healing." And healing is the heartbeat of Rapha International.


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