AMERICAN HOME LIFE INTERNATIONAL INC

AHLI - International Education and Homestay

aka AHLI   |   Lancaster, PA   |  www.amhomelife.org

Mission

AHLI provides quality education programs to international students in the safe caring environment of Christian host families where they will experience the love of Christ.

Ruling year info

1992

Executive Director

Tiffanee M. Wright

Main address

2137 Embassy Dr Ste 202

Lancaster, PA 17603 USA

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Formerly known as

N/A

EIN

23-2669352

NTEE code info

International Student Exchange and Aid (Q22)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

AHLI seeks to provide safe, caring Christian homestay and education for international students seeking to study in the United States.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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

Independent Student Program

F1 Visa student school selection, support, homestay and educational opportunity

Population(s) Served
Adolescents
Adults

8 weeks or shorter designed programs including school immersion, homestay tutoring programs, 3-week intensive ESL & TOEFL and Language Lab programs.

Population(s) Served
Adolescents
Adults

Where we work

Accreditations

CSIET Listing 2018

CSIET accreditation 2019

CSIET accreditation 2020

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of participants engaged in programs

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Adolescents

Related Program

Independent Student Program

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Number of students participating in AHLI long and short-term programs

Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Recruit and Support International Students to study and live in the USA.

Recruitment conventions and ongoing visits and communications with relevant travel agencies in the global education market.

7 Employees, 30 Contracted Directors, 30 years of contacts and relationship-building.

Pre-pandemic, served over 200 Long-Term F-1 students in program and over 700 short-term program participants.

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    We routinely collect feedback from students, agents, host families, and schools to evaluate our customer service and program quality.

  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Suggestion box/email,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve,

  • What significant change resulted from feedback?

    We recently used feedback to shape policy related to COVID prevention and hosting guidelines. We also used student feedback on topic suggestions for our monthly student blog.

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    Our staff, Our board,

  • How has asking for feedback from the people you serve changed your relationship?

    Our agents have commented they feel more like partners in the work we do of supporting students.

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive, We tell the people who gave us feedback how we acted on their feedback,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback,

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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AMERICAN HOME LIFE INTERNATIONAL INC

Board of directors
as of 9/28/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mike Miller

William Arnold

David Young

Freeman Chakara

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 09/28/2021

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data

Equity strategies

Last updated: 09/28/2021

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Data
  • We review compensation data across the organization (and by staff levels) to identify disparities by race.
  • We ask team members to identify racial disparities in their programs and / or portfolios.
  • We analyze disaggregated data and root causes of race disparities that impact the organization's programs, portfolios, and the populations served.
  • We disaggregate data to adjust programming goals to keep pace with changing needs of the communities we support.
  • We employ non-traditional ways of gathering feedback on programs and trainings, which may include interviews, roundtables, and external reviews with/by community stakeholders.
  • We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.