Africa Renewal Ministries

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Summary

Through Africa Renewal, people are finding hope. Children have access to education, medical care, leadership training and spiritual discipleship, and young adults are earning advanced degrees. Pastors are receiving theological training and are able to care for their church congregations and beyond. Families and communities as well as U.S. church partners and sponsors get to experience renewal first-hand.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Africa Renewal Ministries
16414 San Pedro Ave
Ste 955
San Antonio, TX 78232

Website: africarenewal.org

Phone: 210-979-7441

Email: armusa@africarenewal.org


Organization details

EIN: 432004779

CEO/President: Jay Mathis

Chairman: Brian Park (US)/Barbara Tusubira Mukasa (Uganda)

Board size: 7

Founder: Pastor Peter Kasirivu

Year founded: 2003

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2009


Purpose

Embracing Children: At Africa Renewal, children are a core part of our mission. The children in Uganda today will be our next generation of leaders, and they also make up some of the most vulnerable members of our communities. Through our many development programs and sponsorship opportunities, we are able to meet the needs of vulnerable children who would otherwise not have access to education and healthcare. We have programs designed for different age groups, serving children ages 2 through 20 years old.

Equipping Leaders: When a leader is equipped and empowered, communities are transformed. At Africa Renewal, we are committed to developing leaders so they can go out and bring hope to their communities. We engage with young adults, pastors, and others to prepare them to lead by modeling Christ-like character in their areas of influence.

Empowering Communities: There are many communities in Uganda that have critical, unmet needs. Africa Renewal has chosen to work through local affiliated churches, reaching various communities across Uganda with aid. Through our partnerships with local churches and a variety of programs, Africa Renewal empowers communities by sharing the hope of Jesus Christ and providing access to food, healthcare, and education. Through careful planning and selection, we plant churches in strategic areas and provide pastoral training so the church may be a conduit of love to transform communities.


Mission statement

We exist to renew Africa through the gospel of Jesus Christ and the local church by embracing children, equipping leaders, and empowering communities.


Statement of faith

Transparency grade

A

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Foreign Missions

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating56 of 8447 of 103
Fund acquisition rating246 of 84433 of 103
Resource allocation rating93 of 8449 of 103
Asset utilization rating95 of 84411 of 103

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
6%4%3%1%3%1%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
6%4%3%1%3%1%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
98%100%100%100%100%100%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
5%4%2%1%3%1%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
2%0%0%0%0%0%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
83%93%93%95%94%91%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
98%102%103%103%101%111%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
81%94%96%97%96%102%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
2%-2%-3%-3%-1%-11%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
5%-16%-24%-18%-6%-65%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
10%3%5%5%3%8%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.474.674.194.105.096.27
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.291.001.001.001.021.02
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
2.194.674.194.115.186.40
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
17.621.972.443.35494.54341.10
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.060.510.410.300.000.00
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
4.901.271.692.052.311.87
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
8%51%41%30%0%0%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
62%11%14%17%20%16%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20192018201720162015
Cash$790,738$769,398$799,665$652,796$688,344
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$0$0$0$0$0
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$790,738$769,398$799,665$652,796$688,344
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$0$117$1,994$10,599$13,706
Other long-term assets$153$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$153$117$1,994$10,599$13,706
Total assets$790,891$769,515$801,659$663,395$702,050
 
Liabilities20192018201720162015
Payables and accrued expenses$400,911$315,498$238,776$1,320$2,018
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$400,911$315,498$238,776$1,320$2,018
Debt$0$0$0$0$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total liabilities$400,911$315,498$238,776$1,320$2,018
 
Net assets20192018201720162015
Unrestricted$0$454,017$562,883$104,500($86,835)
Temporarily restricted$0$0$0$557,575$786,867
Permanently restricted$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$389,980$454,017$562,883$662,075$700,032
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20192018201720162015
Total contributions$3,625,994$3,113,553$3,184,314$3,337,833$3,946,301
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$1,194$1,404$5,152$3,925$4,643
Other revenue$810$295$0$0$0
Total other revenue$2,004$1,699$5,152$3,925$4,643
Total revenue$3,627,998$3,115,252$3,189,466$3,341,758$3,950,944
 
Expenses20192018201720162015
Program services$3,424,679$2,990,177$3,109,483$3,191,996$4,013,831
Management and general$126,057$154,212$156,896$97,407$353,589
Fundraising$141,299$79,729$22,279$90,312$36,494
Total expenses$3,692,035$3,224,118$3,288,658$3,379,715$4,403,914
 
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)($64,037)($108,866)($99,192)($37,957)($452,970)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($64,037)($108,866)($99,192)($37,957)($452,970)

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Jay MathisPresident/Executive Director$69,505
Erica SustaytaSecretary/CFO$8,913

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 4/19/2021. To update the information below, please email: info@ministrywatch.com


History

In 1990, our founder Pastor Peter Kasirivu started Africa Renewal through Gaba Community Church in response to the overwhelming needs he saw in his community. Pastor Peter found that many people in Gaba didn't have access to basic necessities, including healthcare and education. Furthermore, they had never heard the gospel of Jesus Christ. Through his experience and first-hand knowledge of Gaba, he started a ministry that provided real solutions to the lost, vulnerable, hurting, and sick in his community.


Program accomplishments

Under Pastor Peter's leadership, Africa Renewal has grown to seven affiliated ministries that impact more than 30 communities across Uganda. Together, through the combined efforts of the team and countless volunteers, donors, and sponsors, Africa Renewal has planted more than 650 churches, trained over 2,700 leaders, and sponsored 15,000-plus children.


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