Hope and Healing International

3844 Stouffville Rd, PO Box 800
Stouffville, ON L4A 7Z9
Executive Director: Ed Epp
Board Chair: Jonathan Liteplo

Charitable Reg. #:10691 8329 RR0001


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The demonstrated impact per dollar Ci calculates from available program information.


Charity's cash and investments (funding reserves) relative to how much it spends on programs in most recent year.



For a dollar donated, after overhead costs of fundraising and admin/management (excluding surplus) 81 cents are available for programs.

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About Hope and Healing International:

Founded in 1908, Hope and Healing International (HHI), formerly Christian Blind Mission (cbm) is an international aid charity that works to help people with disabilities in the poorest communities. HHI has 25 project partners in 12 countries in Africa, South America, and the Caribbean. The charity reports that 15% of the global population (about 1 billion people) live with a disability, and that 80% of these people live in developing countries. Additionally, HHI states that 90% of children with disabilities in developing countries do not attend school.

Hope and Healing International used 88% of total international program spending on Prevention programs in F2018. HHI reports that it treated 7.9 million people with trachoma and river blindness. Additionally, HHI provided medications to 8,122,881 people to prevent blindness from trachoma and river blindness. It also trained 50,862 professionals including 3,057 doctors, 10,321 nurses, and 19,136 teachers in F2018.

Care and Cure international programs made up 7% and 4% of Hope and Healing International’s total international program spending in F2018, respectively. HHI gave 117,618 children assistive devices, letting them see, hear, and move around better. It also gave therapy and rehabilitation to 1,112,486 children, moms and dads, and home-based rehabilitation to 647,031 children. HHI gave eyeglasses to 520,104 people in F2018.

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Results and Impact

Hope and Healing International reports that it gave 2.5 million children ability-restoring medical care in F2018, including eye care for 1.9 million children and ear care for 326,313 children. HHI says that 605,962 moms, dads, and grandparents received sight through eye surgery in F2018, including 422,145 cataract operations.

While Ci highlights these key results, they may not be a complete representation of Hope and Healing International’s results and impact.

Charity Intelligence has given Hope and Healing an Average impact rating based on demonstrated impact per dollar spent.

Impact Rating: Average

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Hope and Healing International is a Major 100 charity, with $17.0m in cash donations and $202.2m in donated goods-in-kind (primarily medical supplies and equipment) in F2018. Administrative costs are 1% of revenues (excluding investment income) and fundraising costs are 18% of cash donations. For every dollar donated, 81 cents go to the cause. This is within Ci’s reasonable range for overhead spending.

Funding reserves of $12.9m (including donor-endowed funds) can cover one month of annual program costs. Excluding donor-endowed funds, HHI can cover less than one month of annual program costs.

­­Hope and Healing International paid external fundraisers $1.7m in F2018 to raise $4.4m for a cost of 38 cents per dollar raised.

This charity report is an update that has been sent to Hope and Healing International for review. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.

Updated on August 6, 2019 by Lauren Chin.

Financial Review

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending June
Administrative costs as % of revenues 1.0%2.0%7.6%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 17.9%29.0%22.1%
Total overhead spending 18.9%31.0%29.7%
Program cost coverage (%) 69.6%111.4%130.3%

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $000s
Donations 16,99014,26213,843
Goods in kind 202,223118,5647,861
Investment income 658522101
Other income 2534157
Total revenues 219,895133,68921,862
Program costs - International 13,0617,8533,801
Program costs - Canada 2,0431,9661,896
Donated goods exp 202,223118,5647,861
Administrative costs 2,1762,5991,649
Fundraising costs 3,0414,1423,062
Total spending 222,543135,12418,268
Cash flow from operations (2,648)(1,435)3,594
Capital spending 28112176
Funding reserves 12,93113,2129,721

Salary Information

Full-time staff: 38

Avg. Compensation $77,076

Top 10 staff salary range

$350k +
$300k - $350k
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$40k - $80k
< $40k

Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2018

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Website: www.hopeandhealing.org
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