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ServLife International, Inc. Organization Name provided in the GuideStar Exchange* as of 06/23/2014: ServLife International, Inc.

Organization Name as listed in the IRS Business Master File as of 06/09/2014: SERVLIFE INTERNATIONAL INC

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AKA  ServLife
Indianapolis, IN
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ServLife International, Inc. Organization Name provided in the GuideStar Exchange* as of 06/23/2014: ServLife International, Inc.

Organization Name as listed in the IRS Business Master File as of 06/09/2014: SERVLIFE INTERNATIONAL INC

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Also Known As: ServLife
Physical Address: Indianapolis, IN 46220 
EIN: 76-0363452
Web URL: www.servlife.org 
Blog URL: servlife.org/blog/ 
Video URL(s): Planting Churches
Caring for Children
Fighting Poverty
NTEE Category: X Religion, Spiritual Development
X21 Protestant
P Human Services
P30 Children's and Youth Services
O Youth Development
O55 Religious Leadership, Youth Development
Year Founded: 1993 
Ruling Year: 1993 


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Mission Statement

ServLife International propels reconciliation and justice by building global community to plant churches, care for children and fight poverty.

Legitimacy Information

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Annual Revenue & Expenses

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Fiscal Year Starting: January 1, 2013
Fiscal Year Ending: December 31, 2013

Total Revenue $657,676
Total Expenses $643,986

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Leadership

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Mr. Adam Nevins

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Since Mar 2012

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Programs

Program: Planting churches (GuideStar Exchange,
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Program Description:

The local church is the incarnation of God’s love for the world. ServLife works with these local churches to raise up leaders to bless, serve and multiply the church. Leaders are equipped through our church planting training school and ongoing conferences. Empowerment: The main agent of change in our world today is God working through the local church. We partner with these churches to share the love of Jesus. We operate our own church planting initiatives as well as serving other church groups. Equipping: Many local pastors in regions where we work have no formal education or Bible training. To help these leaders become more effective in sharing Christ’s love with their people, ServLife helps equip them with learning venues ranging from a one year missionary/leadership training school in India to partnerships with other training schools and organizations that help train local church leaders. Multiplication: We believe God intends for His church to multiply. With this in mind, ServLife provides financial support to church planters who are trained within one of our training schools. We commit to guide these workers for at least five years with the objective of church growth that will someday support them.

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Program: Caring for children (GuideStar Exchange,
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Program Description:

We believe in helping rescue and rebuild the lives of children who have experienced abuse, neglect and injustice. Through our homes for children and schools, they live in a community environment where they are offered education, clothing, food and love. ServLife currently operates six children’s homes throughout Nepal and Northern India. The children who come to these homes are both full-orphan (both parents are deceased) and half-orphan (only one parent has died). Sadly, nearly all of their stories are all replete with conditions of neglect, trauma and abuse that they have experienced. These children live in a community environment where they are offered education, clothing, food and love. Knowing the limited options for them, we believe the homes in Nepal and India have rescued many from child labor, life on the street and the sex trade that is rife in the region.

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Program: Fighting poverty (GuideStar Exchange,
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Program Description:

The HOPE Fund is our micro-finance initiative for those who suffer from hunger and extreme poverty. This fund provides a small loan to help empower those in extreme poverty to start a new business. We work with local churches and appointed boards to identify applicants to receive the loans and manage the repayment. The vicious cycle of hunger and poverty can be broken with just a small loan offered to help start a new business. Whether it’s five pigs, twenty chickens, a gas motor, fishing nets, or a sewing machine, billions on our planet cannot access loans for small business start up costs. The cost for an average loan from the ServLife HOPE Fund ranges in amounts from $100 to $1,000 depending on the nature of the business start-up. Here’s how it works: * Loans vary based on individual needs * The potential borrower must go through an approval process with a locally appointed board * Loans must be for a revenue-generating project * All loans must be paid back in full in order for a future loan to be given to the recipient (unless other arrangements have been made) * ServLife staff will meet with borrowers regularly to assist with business development and planning, as well as to do evaluation and assessment. * Repaid loan funds will return to the fund to create a revolving loan program to help other people in the community

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