Educational Institutions

Bright Futures Foundations

  • Murphy, OR
  • www.brightfuturesfoundation.org

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Mission Statement

Improving lives in the poorest corners of the world by empowering women and children through health & education.

Main Programs

  1. Bhotechaur Health Clinic
  2. Scholarship program
  3. pilot and special activities

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Service Areas

Self-reported

International

Kathmandu, NEPAL; Bhotechaur, NEPAL; Kasane, BOTSWANA; Niamey, NIGER

ruling year

2003

Principal Officer since 2002

Self-reported

Catherine Wood

Keywords

Self-reported

scholarships, health clinic, education, leadership

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EIN

01-0726380

Physical Address

8404 New Hope road

Grants Pass, OR 97527

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Single Organization Support (B11)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (E12)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

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Student scholarship program.  We sponsor up to 18 students to attend a boarding school in Kathmandu, Nepal.  Several students have achieved the highest levels of performance and one student has advanced to college.

Bhotechaur Health Clinic, Nepal.  Annual grants are awarded to support operations of a clinic serving a community of over 50,000 people. Patients receiving medical treatment in 2010 numbered close to 5,000; 60% of whom were women.  The clinic is locally managed by a citizen committee, who network and collborate effectively with neighboring communities and other medcial service providers.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Bhotechaur Health Clinic

We fund the operational expenses (including medicines, medical equipment, and salaries) of the Bhotechaur Health Clinic in Nepal.  The annual grants are scheduled to become smaller and smaller to promote the development of local capacity and a sustainabe program.

Category

Health Care

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

$15,000.00

Program 2

Scholarship program

Scholarships are provided to children to attend a boarding school.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General

Budget

$35,000.00

Program 3

pilot and special activities

Educational support has been provided to technical staff at the helath clinic.  a pilot student is being sponsored in Niger, West Africa.  Support has been provided to build a preschool in Botswana as a one-time special project.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General

Budget

$51,000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

International

Kathmandu, NEPAL; Bhotechaur, NEPAL; Kasane, BOTSWANA; Niamey, NIGER

Funding Needs

Contributions; Grants; donations.  The clinic management committee has requested assistance in purchasing a portable x-ray machine to improve the level of diagnosis and treatment in the rural area.

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Operations

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Bright Futures Foundations

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Catherine Wood

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mrs Catherine Wood

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