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Siut North America Inc

Poverty should not limit one's right to live.

aka SIUT-NA   |   HOUSTON, TX   |  www.siutna.org

Mission

Established in 2000, SIUT North America, is a charitable organization under Section 501(c)(3), is dedicated to health-related humanitarian causes, with our major focus on helping Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) Pakistan secure necessary funds for medicines, treatments and equipment so that patients are treated free of charge and without discrimination. SIUT North America also helps organizations in the U.S.A. through voluntary services and donations.

Notes from the nonprofit

SIUT North America, Inc. is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization incorporated in the state of Texas. SIUT North America Inc. was established to help humanitarian causes. Our organization is officially registered in the State of Texas as a non-profit entity and is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a charitable organization under Section 501(c)(3). The organization EIN# is 76-0656947. All officers (except the Executive Director) associated with this organization work entirely on a voluntary basis and do not receive any kind of remuneration or fringe benefits. The rate of growth has been on an upward trend for the past five years, growing steadily with %-%.

Ruling year info

2001

Secretary

S. Meraj Nazar

Main address

6671 Southwest Freeway, Ste # 812A

HOUSTON, TX 77074 USA

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EIN

76-0656947

NTEE code info

Hospital (Specialty) (E24)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Pakistan is a poor country with meager resources. Health Facilities are rudimentary and expensive. Kidney disease shortens the life of many young adults. Dialysis is expensive and has to be continued indefinitely until a live kidney donor is available. \n\nSIUT Charitable Trust Karachi is working under such circumstances. since 2005. SIUT has brought a revolution in the treatment and management of Kidney Diseases; ALL TREATMENTS ARE ABSOLUTELY FREE \n\nEvery day 970 dialysis and 1577 outpatients are seen. SIUT is performing two kidney transplant daily and has performed 5680 transplants by now. \n\nSIUT NA has decided to help them. SIUT North America provide funds to improve the diagnosis, treatment and supervise prognosis of transplant patients. Many types of equipment and medicines were provided in past. In 2018 alone, an electron microscope was provided along with other equipment assistance. There is a dire need of medicine and supplies, which the local body doesn't have sufficient funds

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?

Assist Diagnostic and Prognosis measure

Donated an Electron microscope to assist the Kidney transplants prognosis

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Affiliations & memberships

BBB 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 total functional expenses spent on programs and services

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
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.

Pakistan is a developing poor country has only tentative and rudimentary infrastructure. SIUT Charitable Trust, Karachi working in such a situation finds it difficult to match its work and results with other international similar organizations. Although technically the operative procedures are as good as could be anywhere, the follow-up is lacking in not being able to monitor the recipient of the transplant as nicely as they would wish to. Many modern pieces of equipment are needed. Like the Electron Microscope that was provided in 2018, SIUT can make do with many such tools to ensure that their precious and hard work is translated into better prognosis and longevity to assist patients. \n\nOur aim is to provide as many types of medical and research equipment​ to SIUT Karachi as it may be possible. We aim to assist SIUT, Karachi in getting the best results of their kidney transplant patients.

We neither do the kidney transplant operation not do we follow patients and their prognosis at SIUT NA. Such matters are done by SIUT, Karachi. So, our strategies are simple. SIUT, Karachi has emerged as one of the very efficient Urology transplant centers in the world. They are only limited by two factors: a)They have undertaken to treat all patients absolutely FREE and b) Pakistan being poor and developing, its infrastructure is tentative. We may not be able to change the whole of the infrastructure of the country, but we are aiming to assist SIUT, Karachi well enough to enhance their ability to look after their patients before and after the kidney transplants. We believe that even if we can help SIUT, Karachi to the extent that they can be certain that they are not missing any issues that can be easily treated within their own resources. For such a situation, they need as many modern pieces of equipment and training on it. \n\nWe believe, our funding assistance can address this situation very well to allow SIUT Karachi to get a better handle on the prognosis of their transplant patients on one hand and let the patients also enjoy a longer and more productive life with a new kidney.​

SIUT NA was founded in 2002. We have learned many lessons in all these years. One most definitive lesson that we have learned is that people are very ready to help the causes of health, wherein young adult's health is affected due to kidney problems. compromising their longevity of life. This in turn drastically negatively impacts the standard of life and living of the whole family, because in most cases the earning head of the family's life is shortened or lost, or his/her earning ability is significantly reduced. Over the past decade and a half, we at SIUT NA have been able to consistently raise a sizeable amount of funds to assist the providers who are looking after Kidney transplant patients. They tell us that their ability to diagnose, treat and supervise prognosis of such patients is markedly increased. As new equipment is invented to further assist such patients the ability of provider is also increasing to help their patients. However, this is only possible if they can find such equipment, which is always expensive. Hence they look towards organization like ours to help them.As mentioned above, we have found ways and means to consistently raise our ability to collect fund for such providers to eventually​ help the patients.

The kidney transplant was not done at all at SIUT facility, which is now regularly done at a pace of two transplants every day.Cadaver transplants, which was never done is now being done. The cancer treatment center is now complete and in full operation.

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.
  • 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 inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals

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

    We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on demographics (e.g., race, age, gender, 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 share the feedback we received with the people we serve

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback

Financials

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Operations

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

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Siut North America Inc

Board of directors
as of 03/15/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mr. S Meraj Nazar

President

Term: 2020 - 2023

S Meraj Nazar

President

Qaiser Mahdi

Dr Barkat Charania

Haroon Shaikh

Anwer Hussain

Khan Anjum Akmal

Dr Nasir Rashid

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 1/18/2024

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Asian/Asian American
Gender identity
Male
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

No data

Transgender Identity

No data

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data

Equity strategies

Last updated: 03/15/2024

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Data
  • 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 use a vetting process to identify vendors and partners that share our commitment to race equity.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.
  • We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.