Community Solutions for Africas Development

Maple Grove, MN
This organization has not appeared on the IRS Business Master File in a number of months. It may have merged with another organization or ceased operations.
This organization's exempt status was automatically revoked by the IRS for failure to file a Form 990, 990-EZ, 990-N, or 990-PF for 3 consecutive years. Further investigation and due diligence are warranted.

Mission

HELP LIBERATE TANZANIANS FROM POVERTY; EMPOWER TANZANIANS TO BECOME ECONOMICALLY INDEPENDENT; BUILD PARTNERSHIPS THAT CREATE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT THROUGH THE SUPPORT OF PROJECTS INVOLVING MICRO-ENTERPRISE, HEALTH, EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Ruling year info

2005

Main address

7111 Merrimac Ln N

Maple Grove, MN 55311

EIN

06-1730297

NTEE code info

International Cultural Exchange (Q21)

IRS filing requirement

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Our programs

SOURCE: IRS Form 990

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Program 1

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS: WITH $2,000.00 GENEROUS DONATION OF THE BRUCE LANE JOHNSON (BLJ) COMMUNITY RESOURCE & EDUCATIONAL CENTERS PARTNERS FROM MINNESOTA, COSAD EXPANDED THE AFTER SCHOOL LEARNING HOURS AT THE COMMUNITY SCHOOL SO THAT CHILDREN CAN ENJOY AND APPRECIATE LITERARY WORK. FOUR (4) COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTERS ARE SUPPORTED BY COSAD WHICH ARE ALL ATTACHED TO COMMUNITY SCHOOLS (KITEYAGWA, KANGABUSHARO, IZIGO AND BUKOBA) EACH OF THESE SCHOOLS HAS AN AVERAGE OF 900 STUDENTS WHO WITHOUT COSAD COMMUNITY LIBRARIES WOULD HAVE NO WAY OF ACCESSING ANY KIND OF READING/BOOKS.

Expenses
$62,185
Revenue
$0

COSAD COMMUNITY MEDICAL CLINIC/COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERSOVER $50,000/= OF TOTAL COSAD REVENUE ( ABOUT 70% OF THE RESOURCES) WERE DEDICATED TO IMPROVING BROKEN HEALTH INFRASTRUCTURE. THIS INCLUDED: PROVIDING STIPENDS FOR CHW (COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS) UNDER THE CHAI-COMMUNITY HEALTH PROGRAMS WHO ARE MOSTLY VOLUNTEERS FROM THE COMMUNITIES AND COSAD MEDICAL CLINIC.EXPANDING THE CHAI/CHWS AND MEDICAL SUP[LIES TO THE REMOTE VILLAGES OF BUGABO RURAL IN BUGABO WHERE OVER 200,000 POPULATION/ 6 LOCAL CLINICS WERE SERVED. . PURCHASE OF PORTABLE UTRA-SOUND MACHINE, REAGENTS AND OTHER HIGH TECH LABORATORY SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT FOR COSAD MEDICAL CLINIC.PROVISION OF CHWS/CHAI AND MCH TRAINING TO ALL COMMUNITY PARTNERS IN KANGABUSHARO, IZIGO, KAGONDO, BUGABO AND BUKOBA AREA ( OUT OF ABOUT 300,000 POPULATIONS/ 100K WOMEN AND CHILDREN WERE SSERVED).

Expenses
$54,141
Revenue
$0

INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTEERS PROGRAM: COSAD CONTINUES TO ATTRACT BOTH INTERNATIONAL AND LOCAL VOLUNTEERS AS THE PROGRAMS EXPAND BOTH IN SIZE AND GET REPLICATED TO OTHER GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATIONS. INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTEERS INCLUDED (STUDENTS AND TEACHERS) AND BOARD MEMBERS FRIENDS FROM MINNESOTA (18 PEOPLE)AND LOCAL VOLUNTEERS FROM TACE- TANZANIA CHOIR ENTERPRISE NETWORK/IMUKA SINGERS PARTNERS, CHWS (COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS), OWOG AND BASKET WEAVERS LEADERS/COORDINATORS HELPING EACH OTHER TO ADVANCE SOCIAL CAPITAL NETWORK FOR A BETTER AND PROSPEROUS COMMUNITIES. TOTAL NUMBER OF HOURS INCLUDING THOSE OF BOARD MEMBERS MEETINGS AND TECHNICAL SERVICES SUCH AS FUNDRAISING, NETWORKING AND BOOKKEEPING ETC ARE ESTIMATED TO BE 12,000 HOURS OF VOLUNTEERISM TIME.

Expenses
$14,015
Revenue
$0

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