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Giveinternet.org

Sponsor Internet access and laptops for the youth in need

Fort Lee, NJ   |  https://www.giveinternet.org/

Mission

Our mission is to enable over 1 billion underprivileged students to realize their full potential by providing them access to the most transformative opportunities - an Internet connection, a laptop, and basic training.

Ruling year info

2020

CEO

Mr George Jibladze

CMO

Ms Rusudan Djakeli

Main address

1575 Palisade Ave Apt 23

Fort Lee, NJ 07024 USA

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EIN

84-4246034

NTEE code info

International Relief (Q33)

IRS filing requirement

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

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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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?

Internet and laptops for Georgian high schoolers

Through our partnership with Charte.ge, a local fundraising platform in Georgia also co-created by members of our team, we equip underprivileged high school students with Internet access, laptops, training, mentorship and resources. Over 2000 students have joined our program through our joint efforts.

Population(s) Served
Refugees and displaced people
Extremely poor people
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 students enrolled

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

Extremely poor people

Related Program

Internet and laptops for Georgian high schoolers

Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

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.

35% of the world's population lives in an area with Internet coverage but lacks Internet access - they cannot afford it. We aim to allow individuals to sponsor their devices and connectivity.

We aim to collaborate with and support local educational nonprofits that work with refugee settlements and underserved students in rural areas from developing countries.

Our team is working on identifying outstanding non-profits in developing countries working with underserved and underprivileged youth who can lead the operations - namely, identify students in need, purchase and distribute laptops and cover Internet fees for the families.

Meanwhile, our goal is to refine, simplify and tailor our website to the needs of our donors to try to make it easy, simple, transparent and personal for them to donate monthly. We advocate for radical transparency, we tell the story of every student on our website, every transaction, bank statement, cost, project, team member is on our sites.

We plan to expand through referral programs, digital marketing, our partners and heavily rely on word-of-mouth to gain trust.

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 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 strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To measure our impact

  • 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

  • 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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Board of directors
as of 10/20/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mr George Jibladze

GIVEINTERNET ORG INC

Term: 2022 - 2020

Maia Surmava

Vitality Group Inc.

Rebecca Weicht

LyondellBasell

George Jibladze

GiveInternet.org

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? Not applicable
  • 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 11/1/2021

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
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

The organization's co-leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
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

We do not display disability information for organizations with fewer than 15 staff.

Equity strategies

Last updated: 11/01/2021

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 employ non-traditional ways of gathering feedback on programs and trainings, which may include interviews, roundtables, and external reviews with/by community stakeholders.
  • We disaggregate data by demographics, including race, in every policy and program measured.
  • 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 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 help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.