Human Services

WILLIETTE SAFEHOUSE FOUNDATION INC

We are unapologetically determined to contribute to the improvement of the disabled community within the Republic of Liberia.

aka Williette Safehouse

Grayson, GA

Mission

The mission of Williette SafeHouse Foundation, Inc is to collaborate and assist with domestic disability foundations worldwide. Our focus is to care for the disabled community within Liberia; providing them with necessities, academic assistance and skills training for self-sustainability.

Notes from the Nonprofit

We are unapologetically determined to contribute to the improvement of the young disabled community within the Republic of Liberia. Growth along with development is key; patience accompanied with consistency is the need.

Ruling Year

2016

CEO

Ms. Rita Stryker

Main Address

P.O. Box 1067

Grayson, GA 30017 USA

Keywords

Liberia, Disabilities

EIN

81-3951880

 Number

7090574449

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Blind/Visually Impaired Centers, Services (P86)

International Relief (Q33)

Deaf/Hearing Impaired Centers, Services (P87)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

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Programs + Results

What we aim to solve

Our organization is addressing an issue that many Liberians, unfortunately, have turned their backs on. We are passionate about working with other individuals and groups that are change agents in the endless fight for persons with disabilities. We are energetically working towards providing educational opportunities, nutritional training, health assistance and much more for the Liberian disabled community.

Our programs

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

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Safehouse Building Project (Long Term Project)

Williette Speaks

Monthly Service Projects

Where we work

Charting Impact

Five powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

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What is the organization aiming to accomplish?

What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?

What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?

How will they know if they are making progress?

What have they accomplished so far and what's next?

We provide a variety of projects to the community, we execute a weekly radio program and we partner with local disabled schools, international and local groups to assist in our mission. Our long-term goal is to create a hub for young Liberians within the disabled community by building a Safehouse. This space will allow us to provide endless and innumerable amounts of services to the community. By creating authentic partnerships with other like-minded businesses around the world, our organization will have the privilege of providing technical training, health services, nutritional guidance and housing assistance within the community.

By starting the conversation in a new way, while strategically reaching out to a variety of organizations around the world. With our transparency, creative nature, and fervent desire for the community, we will be the first organization to build and establish continuous support solely for the disabled community in Liberia.

We collect qualitative data. It gives us a clear understanding of what is needed in order to meet our goals. Base on the data we use the information to connect, research, and work along with other like-minded individuals.

We have a team member that is over our data collection process. We carefully conduct data from each project and program.

We have created long-term partners with youth groups and disabled businesses around the world, we have executed over one year of service projects within the community, and we have successfully established a radio program focusing on the Liberian disabled community which airs weekly in four countries.

How We Listen

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

Source: Self-reported by organization

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
We regularly collect feedback through: electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), paper surveys, focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person).
How is the organization using feedback?
We use feedback to: to make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, to strengthen relationships with the people we serve.
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
We share feedback with: our staff, our board, our funders, our community partners.
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
It is difficult to: we don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback.

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BOARD ORIENTATION & 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 & 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?

Not Applicable