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

Ruling year: 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

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Transparency grade

A

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Advocacy

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating653 of 102226 of 41
Fund acquisition rating476 of 102416 of 41
Resource allocation rating325 of 102418 of 41
Asset utilization rating980 of 102239 of 41

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
9%8%8%6%6%0%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
8%8%8%6%6%0%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
98%96%98%98%96%0%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
9%10%9%8%8%0%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
2%4%2%2%4%100%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
80%82%83%84%87%78%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
91%76%88%72%81%79%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
70%63%73%60%70%62%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
9%24%12%28%19%21%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
15%16%9%25%18%100%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
11%8%8%8%6%22%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.250.470.560.570.643.81
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.224.373.622.833.561.00
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
2.072.072.031.622.273.81
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
10.0339.6617.7838.7133.640.00
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.100.030.060.030.030.00
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
5.645.645.587.235.133.15
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
22%7%10%10%13%0%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%7%9%9%12%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
69%195%160%158%136%26%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20202019201820172016
Cash$1,430,366$1,488,004$1,776,561$1,058,417$17,902
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$65,110$101,112$128,805$119,372$0
Short-term investments$78,331$52,521$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$1,573,807$1,641,637$1,905,366$1,177,789$17,902
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$5,306,534$4,299,275$3,485,961$3,015,465$0
Other long-term assets$910$0$800$800$0
Total long-term assets$5,307,444$4,299,275$3,486,761$3,016,265$0
Total assets$6,881,251$5,940,912$5,392,127$4,194,054$17,902
 
Liabilities20202019201820172016
Payables and accrued expenses$39,679$92,351$49,219$35,010$0
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$39,679$92,351$49,219$35,010$0
Debt$472,086$510,000$480,000$511,700$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$472,086$510,000$480,000$511,700$0
Total liabilities$511,765$602,351$529,219$546,710$0
 
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$5,252,077$4,112,789$3,525,957$3,008,796$17,902
With donor restrictions$1,117,409$1,225,772$1,336,952$638,547$0
Net assets$6,369,486$5,338,561$4,862,908$3,647,344$17,902
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20202019201820172016
Total contributions$4,099,532$3,733,229$4,189,675$3,198,789$0
Program service revenue$5,787$0$0$22,845$86,011
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$4,497$13,731$2,206$0$0
Other revenue$177,242$62,478$103,669$95,031$0
Total other revenue$187,526$76,209$105,875$117,876$86,011
Total revenue$4,287,058$3,809,438$4,295,550$3,316,665$86,011
 
Expenses20202019201820172016
Program services$2,686,772$2,777,724$2,591,775$2,318,836$53,130
Management and general$248,953$263,604$238,467$154,904$15,049
Fundraising$325,515$292,281$250,873$201,029$0
Total expenses$3,261,240$3,333,609$3,081,115$2,674,769$68,179
 
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)$1,025,818$475,829$1,214,435$641,896$17,832
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$1,025,818$475,829$1,214,435$641,896$17,832

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 2/28/2022. 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.

For a timeline, visit: rapha.org/who-we-are/history


Program accomplishments


Needs

HOW ARE PROGRAM FUNDS USED?
Counseling and Social Services: Child victims of sexual abuse often require extensive counseling and social services to heal from the traumas they have experienced. By supporting the work of Rapha, you are helping us maintain quality counselors and social workers on staff to walk with these children on the path of healing.

Shelter and Security: Trafficked and exploited children may have never lived in a safe and stable environment before. When you give to Rapha, you are helping provide these children with a safe place to heal and rest their head at night.

Basic Necessities: Girls at our aftercare campuses often come with little more than the clothes on their back. Donated funds help provide them with things like quality nutrition, clean clothes, clean bedding, and personal care items.

Education and Training: If the children in our care receive no education or training, they have little hope for a brighter future. That's why, with your help, we provide basic education and vocation training for success in life outside residential care.

Gift acceptance policy: Rapha International strives for excellence in using donations according to each donor's wishes. In cases where specific projects are significantly overfunded or underfunded, funds may be used for another one of Rapha's life-changing programs.