Ubongo

To equip Africa’s next generation with the educational foundation, critical skills and positive mindsets to change their own lives and communities for the better.

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Austin, TX – EIN 812679300 ubongo.org

At Ubongo we leverage the power of entertainment, the reach of mass media, and the connectivity of mobile devices to deliver effective, localized learning to African families at low cost & massive scale.

We work toward our mission and vision through a comprehensive process that involves thorough human-centered research, powerful story telling, distribution at massive scale, and rigorous impact analysis. We work directly with kids and caregivers to develop and deliver content that has a real impact in their lives.

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UBONGO INTERNATIONAL

AUSTIN, TX 78730-2310 | Tax-exempt since March 2017
  • EIN: 81-2679300
  • Classification (NTEE)
    Media, Communications Organizations (Arts, Culture and Humanities)
  • Nonprofit Tax Code Designation: 501(c)(3)
    Defined as: Organizations for any of the following purposes: religious, educational, charitable, scientific, literary, testing for public safety, fostering national or international amateur sports competition (as long as it doesn’t provide athletic facilities or equipment), or the prevention of cruelty to children or animals.
  • Donations to this organization are tax deductible.
Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2019

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2019

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Total Revenue

$615,363

Total Functional Expenses $386,548
Net income $228,815
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $449,648 73.1%
Program services $160,118 26.0%
Investment income $188 0.0%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $5,409 0.9%
Rental property income $0
Net fundraising $0
Sales of assets $0
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $0
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $0
Professional fundraising fees $0
Other salaries and wages $0
Other
Total Assets $1,635,059
Total Liabilities $56,652
Net Assets $1,578,407
Key Employees and Officers Compensation
NISHA FERGUSON LIGON (PRESIDENT & CEO) $0
MBWANA ALLIY (DIRECTOR) $0
LESLIE JUMP (DIRECTOR) $0
STEPHEN KING (DIRECTOR) $0
Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2018

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2018

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Total Revenue

$1,010,610

Total Functional Expenses $516,327
Net income $494,283
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $908,083 89.9%
Program services $102,527 10.1%
Investment income $0
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental property income $0
Net fundraising $0
Sales of assets $0
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $0
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $0
Professional fundraising fees $0
Other salaries and wages $0
Other
Total Assets $1,358,170
Total Liabilities $326,950
Net Assets $1,031,220
Key Employees and Officers Compensation
NISHA FERGUSON LIGON (PRESIDENT & CEO) $0
DOREEN GODLIVING KESSY (SECRETARY & COO) $0
MBWANA ALLIY (DIRECTOR) $0
LESLIE JUMP (DIRECTOR) $0
STEPHEN KING (DIRECTOR) $0
Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2017

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2017

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Total Revenue

$373,324

Total Functional Expenses $203,935
Net income $169,389
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $348,668 93.4%
Program services $24,656 6.6%
Investment income $0
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental property income $0
Net fundraising $0
Sales of assets $0
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $0
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $0
Professional fundraising fees $0
Other salaries and wages $0
Other
Total Assets $536,937
Total Liabilities $0
Net Assets $536,937
Key Employees and Officers Compensation
NISHA FERGUSON LIGON (PRESIDENT & CEO) $0
DOREEN GODLIVING KESSY (SECRETARY & COO) $0
MBWANA ALLIY (DIRECTOR) $0
LESLIE JUMP (DIRECTOR) $0
Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2016

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2016

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Total Revenue

$367,752

Total Functional Expenses $204
Net income $367,548
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $330,847 90.0%
Program services $36,905 10.0%
Investment income $0
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental property income $0
Net fundraising $0
Sales of assets $0
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $0
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $0
Professional fundraising fees $0
Other salaries and wages $0
Other
Total Assets $367,548
Total Liabilities $0
Net Assets $367,548
Key Employees and Officers Compensation
NISHA FERGUSON LIGON (PRESIDENT & MEMBER) $0
DOREEN GODLIVING KESSY (SECRETARY & DIRECTOR) $0
MBWANA ALLIY (DIRECTOR) $0
LESLIE JUMP (DIRECTOR) $0

Last Updated: 2021-09-19 11:10
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