PHOENIX, Ariz. (Nov. 2, 2012)- Esperança has received the GuideStar Exchange Seal, a leading symbol of transparency and accountability provided by GuideStar USA, Inc., the premier source of nonprofit information. The Seal demonstrates to Esperança’s vast support-base our deep commitment to nonprofit transparency and accountability.
“We have worked hard to showcase our progress toward our mission, and our long-held belief in being transparent about our work, to our constituents,” said Tom Egan, president and CEO of Esperança. “As a GuideStar Exchange member, we use their platform to share a wealth of up-to-date information about our work to our supporters and GuideStar’s immense online audience of nonprofits, grantmakers, individual donors, and the media.”
In order to be awarded the GuideStar Exchange Seal, Esperança had to fill out every required field of our nonprofit report page on www.guidestar.org, including our annual report, photos, videos, etc.
“I encourage you to check out our profile on GuideStar to see what we’re all about,” added Egan. “We are engaged in exciting initiatives, and we are thrilled to have another platform for communicating our advancement and progress.”
About the GuideStar Exchange
The GuideStar Exchange is an initiative designed to connect nonprofits with current and potential supporters. With millions of people coming to GuideStar to learn more about nonprofit organizations, the GuideStar Exchange allows nonprofits to share a wealth of up-to-date information with GuideStar’s many audiences. Becoming a GuideStar Exchange member is free of charge. To join, organizations need to update their report pages, completing all required fields for membership. The GuideStar Exchange Seal, acknowledged as a symbol of transparency in the nonprofit sector, is displayed on all Exchange members’ report pages.
Since 1970, Esperança has been providing programs to improve the health and well being of the world’s poor. Headquartered in Phoenix, Ariz., this international nonprofit provides volunteer surgical missions, health education, training of community health workers, home building, clean water projects, micro enterprise, agricultural development, dental treatment and prevention programs, and sends donated medical equipment and supplies to project sites around the world. Esperança’s goal is to build clean, sustainable and healthy communities worldwide. To learn more, visit: www.esperanca.org.