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Friends of Shirati

  • Lancaster, PA
  • www.friendsofshirati

Mission Statement

Provide medicines, medical supplies, and equipment to Shirati hospital. Also provide educational assistance for employees and assistance for community projects.

Main Programs

  1. Medical Help
Service Areas

Self-reported

International

Shirati region of Northeast Tanzania, East Africa

ruling year

2005

Principal Officer since 2005

Self-reported

Mr. Dale Ressler

Keywords

Self-reported

provide medical, educational and developmental assistance

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EIN

20-1912788

 Number

8499456838

Physical Address

56 Little Run Road

Camp Hill, PA 17011

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

International Development, Relief Services (Q30)

Higher Education Institutions (B40)

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

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

Self-reported by organization

We are providing new medical equipment to Shirati Hospital.  receiving donations for nursing school expansion and replacement of asbestos roofing and water harvesting

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

Medical Help

Friends of Shirati is dedicated to assisting Shirati Hospital in upgrading its services and reducing malaria and waterborn diseases in the community.

Category

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

International

Shirati region of Northeast Tanzania, East Africa

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FRIENDS OF SHIRATI
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31

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Operations

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Friends of Shirati

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mr. Dale Ressler

BIO

Dale Ressler is an insurance professional. He has 8 years of international business and development experience in Tanzania. His goal is to help develop the Shirati community and to make clean water available and to reduce malaria and other common diseases.

STATEMENT FROM THE Principal Officer

"Being the volunteer Executive Director allows me to be a partner in the betterment of healthcare services and medical educational with the people that I lived with during my 8 years of volunteer work in Tanzania."

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Dale Ressler

no institutional affiliation

Term: Jan 2005 - Dec 2008

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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