Childcare Worldwide/ Childcare International

Summary

Childcare Worldwide (CW), formerly, Childcare International ("CI") is an international ministry that strives to meet the needs of the poor; with emphasis on the children, through a social, medical and spiritual ministry based upon the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

This organization is a nonprofit. Contributions to it are fully tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. It is a member of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA).


Contact information

Mailing address:
1971 Midway Lane Suite N
Bellingham, WA 98226-8226

Website: www.childcareworldwide.org

Phone: (360) 647-2283

Email: info@childcareworldwide.org


Organization details

EIN: 953619910

CEO/President: Dr. G. M. Lange

Chairman: Dr. G. M. Lange

Board size: 9

Founder: Dr. G. M. Lange

Year founded: 1981

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 09/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1982


Purpose

Childcare Worldwide (CCW), formerly Childcare International, is an international ministry that strives to meet the needs of the poor; with emphasis on the children, through a social, medical and spiritual ministry based upon the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

This organization is a nonprofit. Contributions to it are fully tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. It is a member of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA).


Mission statement

Childcare Worldwide's Mission Statement is:

Our mission is to build a bridge between concerned people in the West and children in the developing world, to help meet their spiritual and physical needs through a ministry that emphasizes education and is based on the Gospel of Jesus Christ.


Statement of faith

Childcare Worldwide uses the following to express its Statement of Faith:

  • We believe the Bible to be the inspired, the only infallible, authoritative word of God.
  • We believe that there is only one God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
  • We believe in the deity and humanity of Christ, His virgin birth, His sinless life, His miracles, His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood, in His bodily resurrection, His ascension to the right hand of the Father, His present rule as Head of the Church and in His personal return in power and glory.
  • We believe that for the salvation of lost and sinful men, regeneration by the Holy Spirit is absolutely essential.
  • We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, by whose indwelling, the Christian is enabled to live a godly life.
  • We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost. They that are saved unto the resurrection of life, and they that are lost unto the resurrection of damnation.
  • We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in our Lord Jesus Christ, with equality across racial, gender and class differences.

Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Relief and Development

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating207 of 43041 of 60
Fund acquisition rating246 of 43038 of 60
Resource allocation rating102 of 43029 of 60
Asset utilization rating305 of 43047 of 60

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosMedian % for
all ministries in
MW database
20172016201520142013
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
7%8%9%8%9%9%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
6%8%9%8%9%9%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
95%100%100%96%99%100%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
6%9%9%9%8%8%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
5%0%0%4%1%0%
 
Operating ratiosMedian % for
all ministries in
MW database
20172016201520142013
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
83%88%88%89%89%89%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
99%90%102%90%105%102%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
81%79%89%80%94%91%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
1%10%-2%10%-5%-2%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
3%19%-4%21%-11%-4%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
10%4%3%2%3%3%
 
Investing ratiosMedian measure
for all ministries
in MW database
20172016201520142013
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.321.201.931.771.991.63
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.533.121.411.301.671.86
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
2.533.752.712.313.313.04
 
Liquidity ratiosMedian measure
for all ministries
in MW database
20172016201520142013
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
9.096.908.2714.334.715.35
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.100.140.120.070.210.19
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
4.072.743.894.842.853.21
 
Solvency ratiosMedian % for
all ministries in
MW database
20172016201520142013
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
10%33%9%5%13%10%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%28%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
63%56%47%53%44%55%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20172016201520142013
Cash$1,056,856$1,367,806$1,467,500$968,616$918,917
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$6,768$36,139$45,422$28,225$33,019
Short-term investments$134,977$192,446$177,735$173,765$159,615
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$1,198,601$1,596,391$1,690,657$1,170,606$1,111,551
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$2,541,895$651,537$509,813$769,305$952,809
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$11,046$0
Total long-term assets$2,541,895$651,537$509,813$780,351$952,809
Total assets$3,740,496$2,247,928$2,200,470$1,950,957$2,064,360
 
Liabilities20172016201520142013
Payables and accrued expenses$173,657$192,918$117,961$248,354$207,674
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$173,657$192,918$117,961$248,354$207,674
Debt$1,050,793$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$1,050,793$0$0$0$0
Total liabilities$1,224,450$192,918$117,961$248,354$207,674
 
Net assets20172016201520142013
Unrestricted$1,993,131$1,411,940$1,271,895$1,113,329$1,327,617
Temporarily restricted$522,915$643,070$810,614$589,274$529,069
Permanently restricted$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$2,516,046$2,055,010$2,082,509$1,702,603$1,856,686
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20172016201520142013
Total contributions$4,962,772$4,253,191$4,185,035$3,673,871$3,290,913
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$20,313$20,334$8,971$18,547$10,007
Other revenue($4,565)($16,414)$145,800$0$0
Total other revenue$15,748$3,920$154,771$18,547$10,007
Total revenue$4,978,520$4,257,111$4,339,806$3,692,418$3,300,920
 
Expenses20172016201520142013
Program services$3,950,800$3,800,315$3,456,947$3,461,390$2,991,777
Management and general$157,693$137,640$95,390$102,047$96,042
Fundraising$385,229$394,611$345,969$315,974$286,605
Total expenses$4,493,722$4,332,566$3,898,306$3,879,411$3,374,424
 
Change in net assets20172016201520142013
Surplus (deficit)$484,798($75,455)$441,500($186,993)($73,504)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$484,798($75,455)$441,500($186,993)($73,504)

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History

History of Childcare Worldwide

April 1981:

  • Incorporated in California as Siloam Christian Mission, Glendale, California.
  • First mission field: Tamil Nadu, India (in cooperation with Siloam Lepers and Blind Mission, Germany)

    July 1981:
  • Production of a one-hour TV special on Leprosy and eye disease in India.

    1982:
  • Start of a food delivery program from a warehouse in San Diego, California to the border towns of Mexico

    1983:
  • Start of an affiliate in Haiti. First ministry included a welding school in Port-au-Prince.

    1983:
  • Start of an affiliate in Langley, B.C. Canada.

    1984:
  • Start of an affiliate in Kenya. Production of a one-hour TV special on the "Drought of the Century."

    1985:
  • Start of the breakfast feeding program in Comas, Peru. The first 500 children were selected from the extremely poor people who fled the guerilla group "Shining Path" in the highlands of Peru.

    1985:
  • Change of name to Siloam International.

    1986:
  • Start of an affiliate in Uganda. The Uganda government assigns the Ssese Islands to Childcare International, Uganda.

    1990:
  • Start of partnership in Sri Lanka with an outreach to families of fishing villages outside Colombo.

    1992:
  • Start of partnership in Belarus to help victims of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

    1996:
  • Start of partnership in Thailand with the Khon Kaen Christian School.

    1996:
  • Start of Partnership with Faith Tabernacle in Cebu, Philippines.

    1988:
  • Move of office to Bellingham, Washington.

    1988:
  • Change of name to Childcare International.

    2006:
  • Change of name to Childcare Worldwide

  • Program accomplishments

    Childcare Worldwide communicates the following accomplishments:

    In 2002-

    • In Uganda the first Children's Village was built for AIDS orphans.
    • Ron and Marie Hudson home in Nakuru, Kenya houses 60 AIDS orphans.
    • An additional childrens' home and a tailoring school was built in Narok,Kenya.
    • Shipped a container of beans to Haiti to supplement the food program.
    • Shipped 4 containers of food,medicine and medical supplies to Malawi, Africa.
    In 2000-
    • Enlargement Clinic in Kenya and Ministries in Philippines.
    • Childcare International works in the State of Andrha Pradesh.
    • Six children's homes supported through child sponsorship.
    • Also child sponsorship in seven villages.
    • Advanced Education through colleges, vocational and trade schools
    • Child Sponsorship Program in poor areas of Tijuana.
    • Computer School
    • Survival Paks for especially needy families consisting of staple foods such as rice, beans, sugar, corn flour, legumes.
    • Food Distribution Program in Port-au-Prince (Survival Paks consisting of rice, beans and cooking oil).
    • Child Sponsorship Program in eight centers.
    • Advanced education through vocational and trade schools (CI has its own computer school).
    • Three children's homes supported through child sponsorship.
    • Child sponsorship in 11 villages.
    • Advanced education through vocational and trade schools.
    • Computer School
    • Secretary School
    • Tailoring School
    • Water projects in villages
    • Clinic in a Maasai village
    • Evangelism in all areas of ministry
    • 11,000 children in the breakfast program
    • Survival Paks for especially needy families consisting of rice, beans, sugar, and milk powder.
    • One complete children's village for AIDS orphans consisting of 12 homes.
    • Child sponsorship in these homes and 10 villages.
    • Advanced education through vocational and trade schools.
    • Survival Paks consisting of rice, beans, sugar, paraffin, and soap for children who live alone while they are waiting for a chance to go into a home.
    • Enlarged sponsorship program with advanced education through vocational and trade schools.
    • Sponsorship of needy children through the organization From the Heart
    • Child sponsorship and evangelism on small, unreached islands in the vicinity of Cebu.
    • Enlarged child sponsorship program.
    • Advanced education through vocational and trade schools.
    1996--Thailand: Started with small child sponsorship program in the slums of Khon Kaen in partnership with the Khon Kaen Christian School 1996--Philippines: Started with small child sponsorship program in partnership with Faith Tabernacle in Cebu City, Cebu. 1991--Belarus: Started with a small child sponsorship program in partnership with the Belarussian Children's Fund to help children who had been affected by the Chernobyl atomic accident. 1990--Sri Lanka: Started a child sponsorship in partnership with Community Concern Society in Colombo. 1986--Uganda: Started with a small child sponsorship program on a remote island on Lake Victoria. 1985--Peru: Started with a breakfast program in the slums of Lima for 500 children. 1984--Kenya: Started with feeding programs in areas that were hit hard by a famine. 1983--Haiti: Started with a feeding program for poor children in the Gros Morne area and a welding school in Port-au-Prince. 1982--Mexico: Started with a food distribution program from a warehouse in San Diego for needy families in Tijuana. 1981--India: Started in the State of Tamil Nadu with a ministry to the blind, as well as to victims of leprosy.

    RELIEF AID:
    Turkey (Earthquake); Kosovo (Serbian attacks); Hurricane Mitch victims; Afghan (Earthquake); New York (Sept 11).

    COMPUTER SCHOOLS:
    Kenya, Haiti and India; number of students entering trade school and college has risen dramatically.

    Needs

    Childcare Worldwide in the words of the president Max Lange express their need as follows:

    Fifteen years ago the fighting started in Northern Uganda. This has now become one of the worst humanitarian crisis. More than 800,000 Ugandans are "internally displaced people." To date the conflict has killed over 23,000 people. The conflict is between the government of Uganda and the "Lord's Resistance Army," (LRA.) The LRA is backed by the Sudan and is a mixture of Islam, paganism and Christianity. As always, the children suffer the most. Since June 2002, an estimated 5,000 children have been abducted by the LRA. The children are subjected to brutal treatments as soldiers, laborers and sexual slaves. The LRA uses brutal tactics to demand obedience from abducted children. Children are forced to beat or trample to death other children who attempted to escape, and are repeatedly told they will be killed if they try to run away.

    Martin, age 13, who was abducted in February 2002 said: "Early on when my brothers and I were captured, the LRA explained to us that all five brothers could not serve because we would not perform well. So they tied up my two younger brothers and invited us to watch. Then they beat them with sticks until they died. My youngest brother was nine years old. There are many more gruesome testimonies from, children, both boys and girls.

    Our director in Uganda, Michael Masembe has asked for help. Every night thousands of children pour into towns of Northern Uganda from surrounding areas hoping to avoid abduction. They sleep on the streets, in bus parks or on local church grounds. These children need our help!

    Michael wants to work with the churches in the area and deliver food, blankets and clothing to the children. The supplies can be bought in Uganda and we have the means of transport.

    Childcare International has worked in Uganda since 1985. Our ministry is located on the Ssese Islands in Lake Victoria. We are helping children cope with the AIDS epidemic. On Ssese we have completed the first AIDS orphans village and two more are already funded. We have an office in Masaka on the mainland. From there it is just 250 miles to get to the center of the crisis.

    We are trying to raise $5,000 for the relief materials.