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

Ruling year: 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

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Transparency grade

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Foreign Missions

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating54 of 10229 of 121
Fund acquisition rating284 of 102442 of 121
Resource allocation rating138 of 102412 of 121
Asset utilization rating73 of 102210 of 121

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
5%3%4%3%1%3%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
5%3%4%3%1%3%
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%4%2%1%3%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
2%0%0%0%0%0%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
83%92%93%93%95%94%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
95%95%102%103%103%101%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
79%88%94%96%97%96%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
5%5%-2%-3%-3%-1%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
9%33%-16%-24%-18%-6%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
10%4%3%5%5%3%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.214.454.674.194.105.09
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.291.001.001.001.001.02
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.774.464.674.194.115.18
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
20.973.291.972.443.35494.54
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.050.300.510.410.300.00
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
6.111.871.271.692.052.31
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
9%30%51%41%30%0%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
75%16%11%14%17%20%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20202019201820172016
Cash$825,455$790,738$769,398$799,665$652,796
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$0$0$0$0$0
Short-term investments$9,814$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$835,269$790,738$769,398$799,665$652,796
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$2,086$0$117$1,994$10,599
Other long-term assets$0$153$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$2,086$153$117$1,994$10,599
Total assets$837,355$790,891$769,515$801,659$663,395
 
Liabilities20202019201820172016
Payables and accrued expenses$254,198$400,911$315,498$238,776$1,320
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$254,198$400,911$315,498$238,776$1,320
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$254,198$400,911$315,498$238,776$1,320
 
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$583,157$389,980$454,017$562,883$104,500
With donor restrictions$0$0$0$0$557,575
Net assets$583,157$389,980$454,017$562,883$662,075
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20202019201820172016
Total contributions$3,913,575$3,625,994$3,113,553$3,184,314$3,337,833
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$964$1,194$1,404$5,152$3,925
Other revenue$1,676$810$295$0$0
Total other revenue$2,640$2,004$1,699$5,152$3,925
Total revenue$3,916,215$3,627,998$3,115,252$3,189,466$3,341,758
 
Expenses20202019201820172016
Program services$3,433,940$3,424,679$2,990,177$3,109,483$3,191,996
Management and general$156,731$126,057$154,212$156,896$97,407
Fundraising$132,367$141,299$79,729$22,279$90,312
Total expenses$3,723,038$3,692,035$3,224,118$3,288,658$3,379,715
 
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)$193,177($64,037)($108,866)($99,192)($37,957)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$193,177($64,037)($108,866)($99,192)($37,957)

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Jay MathisPresident$97,488
Erica SustaytaCFO$7,700

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2020


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 11/30/2021. 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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