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Tigray Disaster Relief Fund

Saving Lives. Inspiring Generations

Katy, TX   |  www.tdrfund.org

Mission

Tigray Disaster Relief Fund works to provide urgent humanitarian relief and development assistance to communities across Tigray.

Ruling year info

2019

Executive Director

Simret Habtezgi

Main address

5422 Casa Martin Dr

Katy, TX 77449 USA

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EIN

83-2094527

NTEE code info

Disaster Preparedness and Relief Services (M20)

IRS filing requirement

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

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

The Tigray Disaster Relief Fund is working to provide aid and assistance to those affected by the ongoing conflict in Tigray, Ethiopia. This includes providing food, water, shelter, medical aid, and other essential needs to those affected by the crisis. The fund is also helping to rebuild infrastructure, support mental health and psycho-social services, and improve living conditions for vulnerable populations.

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?

Disaster Relief

In 2018, more than 110,000 ethnic Tigrayans in Ethiopia became internally displaced. Tegaru Disaster Relief Fund was established to support these displaced persons.

Population(s) Served
Social and economic status
Age groups

Where we work

Awards

Top-Rated 2023

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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 demonstrated a willingness to learn more by reviewing resources about feedback practice.
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 make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, 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 collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We take steps to get feedback from marginalized or under-represented people, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, 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 look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, 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 tell the people who gave us feedback how we acted on their feedback, We ask the people who gave us feedback how well they think we responded

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, It is difficult to identify actionable feedback

Financials

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Operations

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

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Tigray Disaster Relief Fund

Board of directors
as of 11/30/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Dr. Tsehaye Zemenfes

Tigray Disaster Relief Fund

Term: 2021 - 2022

Assefa Abay

Tegaru Disaster Relief Fund

Yodit Zemenfes

Tegaru Disaster Relief Fund

Azieb Kidanu

Tegaru Disaster Relief Fund

Selam Tadesse

Tegaru Disaster Relief Fund

Ledia Gebremedhin

Tegaru Disaster Relief Fund

Fthawi H Aemro

Tegaru Disaster Relief Fund

Heaven Fekadu

Tegaru Disaster Relief Fund

Cherkos Dessalegn

Tegaru Disaster Relief Fund

Simret Habtezgi

Tegaru Disaster Relief Fund

Abraham Tesfay

Tegaru Disaster Relief Fund

Abby B Teklehaimanot

Tegaru Disaster Relief Fund

Lemlem Berhe

Tegaru Disaster Relief Fund

Yibrah Weldu

Tegaru Disaster Relief Fund

Neftalem A Negussie

Tegaru Disaster Relief Fund

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 11/30/2023

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Black/African American
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

Disability

Equity strategies

Last updated: 01/19/2023

GuideStar partnered with Equity in the Center - an organization that works to shift mindsets, practices, and systems to increase racial equity - to create this section. Learn more

Data
  • We disaggregate data to adjust programming goals to keep pace with changing needs of the communities we support.
Policies and processes
  • We use a vetting process to identify vendors and partners that share our commitment to race equity.
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.
  • 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.