Human Services

Executives Without Borders USA

  • Boston, MA
  • www.executiveswithoutborders.org

Mission Statement

Executives
Without Borders (ExecWB) assists developing communities around the world
improve the delivery of basic services and create sustainable economies. In
most of these communities there are smart people who know what needs to be done
but lack access to the resources and knowledge to make it happen. Many
fantastic mission-hearted organizations are assisting these communities and we
find we can improve outcomes and sustainability by adding our business-minds to
their cause.

Main Programs

  1. India: Nanhi Kali
  2. Haiti: Ramase Lajan
  3. Brazil: IBC - International Business Corps
  4. Honduras: CAMO
  5. Sudan: The Lost Boys
Service Areas

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International

Executives
Without Borders assists developing communities around the world improve the
delivery of basic services and create sustainable economies.

ruling year

2009

Principal Officer

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Yaron Kaminski

Keywords

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Also Known As

ExecWB

EIN

26-2790154

 Number

3015872060

Physical Address

281 Summer St, 5th Floor

Boston, MA 02210

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Human Service Organizations (P20)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

India: Nanhi Kali

Nanhi Kali, under the leadership of their Executive Director Sheetal Mehta in India, is dedicated to keeping underprivileged girls in school to complete their education and become literate and active participants in their communities. More often than not young Indian girls will drop out of school or be forced by their parents to quit and work to help support the family.

 

Nearly 40% of underprivileged girls drop out of primary school and more than 70% drop out of secondary school.  Project Nanhi Kali works to keep India’s young girls in school by providing academic and direct material support in the form of uniforms, clothes, notebooks and other educational materials.

 

Project Nanhi Kali continues to be very successful in their mission. Fewer than 10% of young girls involved with Project Nanhi Kali drop out of school which means that over 90% continue on with their education and become thriving pillars in their communities. Because Project Nanhi Kali has had such amazing  results they have ambitions to more than double the number of young girls they hel000 young girls become educated and Nanhi Kali plans to  expand its program to support 100,000 young girls by the end of this year. They cannot achieve this goal without our help.

Category

Population(s) Served

Females, all ages or age unspecified

Budget

Program 2

Haiti: Ramase Lajan

Ramase Lajan, meaning “Picking Up Money ” in Creole, is a
nationwide jobs and plastic recycling program developed by Executives Without
Borders and various international and local partners. The program created a
network of neighborhood community collection centers across the country where
Haitians turn in recyclables and are paid a fair market price for their hard
work. The community centers are operated by Haitian entrepreneurs who work with
their staff to crush and transport these recyclables to a local business, Haiti
Recycling, who transforms the materials into commodities that are sold on the
world market.
As of July 2012, the program has recycled over 420,000lbs of
materials and the community collection centers have paid out incomes exceeding
$66,000 to their neighbors for the collection of these recyclables. Dow has
sponsored a community collection center to bring this economic and
environmental opportunity to the coastal town of Petit-Goave, Haiti.

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Program 3

Brazil: IBC - International Business Corps

In 2011, Executives Without Borders
began a partnership with Dow Chemical Company and the U.S. Chamber of
Commerce’s Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) to create an initiative for
a skills-based volunteer program.This
program grew into the International Business Corps (IBC), a business-led
consortium of major multinational companies dedicated to enhancing the
capabilities of NGOs and entrepreneurs in emerging markets. In Brazil, IBC
members mobilize volunteer business experts and leverage their core business
functions in the delivery of social good.
In Rio de Janeiro, we work with three
of the top charitable organizations as pro bono partners: Bola Pra Frente,
Center for Digital Inclusion (CDI), and Saúde Criança in their efforts to
improve lives, educate children and bring technology to the underserved.Executives Without Borders currently engages
24 volunteers on 16 projects in the areas of information technology, marketing,
communications, business planning, fundraising, event logistics and language
training.

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Program 4

Honduras: CAMO

Central American Medical Outreach (CAMO) has been serving those in
need across Honduras for nearly 20 years. They operate 16 full-time medical
programs, completed over $2.3 million worth of community projects and were
named the most fiscally responsible NGO in Honduras. CAMO focuses on community
development and serves nearly 170,000 Honduras each year.
Over the last 4 years Executives Without Borders and Dow have
collaborated on numerous projects to improve the efficiency and long-term
sustainability of CAMO’s work across Honduras. Together, through effective
marketing and communications development we increased CAMO’s income to support
life-saving programs, and empowered local staff through business training and
mentorship.

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Program 5

Sudan: The Lost Boys

Partnered with The Lost Boys of Sudan as they
look to return home and build their new country by supporting the
reconciliation process, leveraging their education to move the country forward
and utilizing their networks to act as a bridge for new investors.

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Service Areas

Self-reported

International

Executives
Without Borders assists developing communities around the world improve the
delivery of basic services and create sustainable economies.

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Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31

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Executives Without Borders USA

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Principal Officer

Yaron Kaminski

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Sam Machour

Executive Vice President of Sensyo Life Sciences

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