Nazareth School Alumni Association

Nazareth School Alumni - Sisters4Life

CHANTILLY, VA   |  www.nazarethschoolalumni.org

Mission

We are committed to fostering continued relationships between Nazareth School, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia students and alumni and to the advancement of girls education in developing countries. We invest in improving access to quality education for girls facing adversity to empower themselves and their community.

Ruling year info

2017

Principal Officer

Ms. Hossana Agedew Redie

Main address

PO BOX 223924

CHANTILLY, VA 20153 USA

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EIN

47-3450216

NTEE code info

Educational Services and Schools - Other (B90)

IRS filing requirement

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

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

•To create opportunities for girls in developing countries to receive a quality education and tools they will need to succeed both inside and outside the classroom. This will be accomplished in working in partnership with Nazareth School Addis, Ababa, Ethiopia to provide needed classroom spaces, teaching and learning materials such as books, computers, science, and art equipment's.

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?

Educate Advance Quality of Education

We work with schools in developing countries to improve the learning experience for girls.

We have an established partnership with Nazareth School, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, an all-girls school. We have developed a comprehensive program to improve the quality of girls’ education at Nazareth School, Addis Ababa Ethiopia, through supporting their education system. Our plan includes collaboration with Nazareth School teachers and leadership to identify current needs and conduct targeted fundraising activities.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Women and girls

"Women are the real architects of society." -Harriet Beecher Stowe
We support girls in targeted communities to pursue their education. We provide funds to help vulnerable girls stay in school, receive a high school diploma, and obtain additional training. Donated funds will be used for educational expenses including tuition, books, supplies, clothing, shoes, transportation and other educational related expenses for girls with financial needs.
We may work or partner with local and international organizations with similar missions to identify girls with financial need as well as academic merit who could benefit from these funds.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Women and girls

Nazareth School Alumni Association (NSAA) believes in the power of arts and music. NSAA is committed to finding resources to support and strengthen arts and music classes and programs at Nazareth school. Through NSAA support, teachers will have the necessary resources to incorporate art and music into core classes as learning tools as well as offering targeted arts and music classes to students.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

In this day and age of technology is in every part of our lives. Technology connects us to the world and access to technology can determine how successful we will be in professional and social aspects of our lives. Computers are no longer a luxury but necessary tools for augmenting and providing an up to date learning environment. The benefits of integrating computers in schools are endless and include: preparing students for various career paths; enhancing learning through better access to information; and creating more responsible and engaged learners. Nazareth School Alumni Association is committed to supporting and raising funds to build an adequate amount of computer labs for Nazareth School students.

Population(s) Served
Adolescents

Nazareth School Alumni Association is committed to connecting current Nazareth School students with alumni to serve as mentors and role models. Nazareth School Alumni Association will work towards providing the resource and the opportunity for mentors to share valuable knowledge and experiences with students based on their professional interest.

Population(s) Served
Adolescents

Where we work

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 books distributed

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

Women and girls, Children and youth

Related Program

Educate Advance Quality of Education

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Context Notes

The organization was not able to ship books to Nazareth School Addis Ababa, whom we have partnership with for the year of 2020 due to funds.

Number of mentors recruited

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

Women and girls, Children and youth

Related Program

Mentorship Program

Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Context Notes

The organization was able to recruit professionals to serve as virtual mentors for girls attending high school at Nazareth School, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia

Number of unique website visitors

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

Women and girls, Children and youth

Related Program

Educate Advance Quality of Education

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of new website visitors

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

Young adults, Adolescents, Children

Related Program

Educate Advance Quality of Education

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Monthly, the organization website averages about 115 visitors, 90 unique visitors, 78 new visitors and 240 actions.

Number of website pageviews

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

Women and girls, Children and youth

Related Program

Educate Advance Quality of Education

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of coalition members

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

Women and girls, Children and youth

Related Program

Empower Girls – By making it possible for them to get the best out of school.

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of briefings or presentations held

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

Women and girls, Children and youth

Related Program

Educate Advance Quality of Education

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Context Notes

The organization board members periodically hold presentations/briefings with alumni or Nazareth School leadership.

Number of return website visitors

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

Women and girls, Children and youth

Related Program

Educate Advance Quality of Education

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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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.

OUR VISION:
We envision a world that connects, empowers, and educates young women to find strength, courage and power collectively and individually in pursuit of their full potential and excellence..

OUR PRIORITIES

EMPOWER
Provide girls with support and mentorship to help build their self confidence and knowledge allowing them to become leaders in their communities.

EDUCATE
Create opportunities for girls in developing countries to receive quality education and tools they will need to be successful both inside and outside the classroom.

CONNECT
Foster communication among former students of Nazareth School with a view of promoting sisterhood of support, mentorship, networking, and educational excellence.

*Advance the quality of education and the teaching-learning experience in developing countries through creating partnerships with schools in order to provide classroom space, up-to-date educational materials including books, music, and computer equipment.

*Provide sponsorship and scholarship opportunities to increase the number of girls who attend Nazareth secondary school and higher education.

*Create a platform for young girls and women to gather, share experiences, interact and think creatively to empower and motivate each other.

The organization is governed by strong leadership who invest in the organization financially and through ongoing development of leadership and networking skills; and conducts formal meetings on a regular basis to evaluate the organization's goals, plans, and needs.
The organization leaders partner with principals and directors of schools in developing countries to effectively evaluate, plan and execute the organization's mission.
The organization leaders develop the fundraising strategies and plans for executing revenue generating activities on an ongoing basis.
The board members review activities of the organizations on a quarterly bases to ensure congruency with long term plan for sustaining financial health.
The organization maintains strong communication strategies for potential donors and its community through the use of a professional website, online presence and social media such as Facebook to raise awareness and attract attention and resources to the organization.
The organization uses technology to track the statistics of website visits and actions.
The organization leaders continually strive to connect with other stakeholders and organizations to help advance the mission of the organization. This is done through providing presentations about the organization during events, outreach to other like organizations and grant providers.

The organization is dedicated to improving girls education in developing countries. The organization leadership monitors progress towards the mission. The accomplishments are highlighted below.
Traveled to Addis Abeba Ethiopia to create a partnership with and conduct a needs assessment for Nazareth School students and teachers.
Tailored organizations program goals based on the outcomes of the needs assessment of the school.
Worked to promote reading and girls education through the donation of library books to the school
Donated first aid kits to the school to ensure teachers and school nurses have basic supplies to care for student injuries and needs.
Assisted the school in receiving donations for student tuition payment scholarships.
Future goals include:
Organizing the sponsor a classroom program where donations will go towards supporting classroom needs including materials and equipment.
Fundraising efforts for providing computers and software in order to the school to teach computer courses and other web-based courses
Fundraising efforts to upgrade lab equipment in schools to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) efforts.
Strengthen the mentorship program where high school girls from developing countries can connect with successful professionals for personal and career guidance.

Financials

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Operations

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

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Nazareth School Alumni Association

Board of directors
as of 2/25/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Ms. Hossana Redie

Hossana Redie

Aida Solomon

Degete Bushen

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 02/11/2021

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Black/African American/African
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

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Sexual orientation

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Disability

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