Human Concern International
Ottawa, ON K1J 8H9
Executive Director: Kaleem Akhtar
Board Chair: Tallim Bacchus
Charitable Reg. #: 10749 7125 RR0001
Grade: CThe grade is based on the charity's public reporting of the work it does and the results it achieves.
Need for Funding
Cents to the Cause
Full-time staff #9
Avg. Compensation $68,087
Top 10 Staff Salary Range
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About Human Concern International:
Founded in 1980, Human Concern International (HCI) states that it is the oldest Muslim charity in Canada. HCI fights poverty and illiteracy through sustainable projects and emergency relief in over 30 countries across Asia and Africa. It also funds schools, hospitals and child sponsorship programs and carries out Zakat and Qurbani programs for its Muslim donors. HCI reports that 700 million children live without clean water in the world, especially in the slums of Bangladesh, villages of Pakistan and deserts of Africa. It states that the recent Syrian crisis has displaced millions and killed over 300,000 people.
In F2015, Human Concern International allocated $8.1m to its international programs. HCI sent $2.5m to Syria, $1.6m to Somalia, $1.1m to Pakistan, $551k to Palestine, and $466k to India. It also spent $442k on its Child Sponsorship Program and $44k on education projects in Canada. HCI states that, to date, it has delivered $100m in aid to over 30 countries. Since 2011, it has spent $6m on rehabilitation in disaster hit countries. The charity says that $40 can provide a family with blankets to keep babies warm, $50 can fund staple foods for one family, $100 can give a family core household items and $500 can shelter one family in a tent with blankets.
Most recent information: In 2017, Charity Intelligence tried repeatedly but unsuccessfully to get the F2016 financial information from the charity to update this report on Human Concern International. While this information is outdated, it is the most recent information available.
Human Concern International is a big-cap charity with donations of $7.5m in F2015. Its administrative costs are 6% of revenues and its fundraising costs are 5% of donations. For every dollar donated, 89 cents go towards HCI’s programs, falling within Ci’s reasonable range. The charity has $4.8m in funding reserves, resulting in a program cost coverage ratio of 59%. This means that the charity can cover 7 months of its annual program costs using its existing reserves, indicating a need for funding.
This charity report is an update that is being reviewed by the charity. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.
Updated on July 14, 2017 by Kevin Silberberg.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending March
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||6.2%||4.2%||4.6%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||5.0%||5.2%||4.5%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||59.0%||60.3%||59.2%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $000s
|Goods in kind||1,005||623||2,448|
|Business activities (net)||35||25||27|
|Cash flow from operations||(492)||(263)||117|