100% of donations received from private donors go towards provision of program services. These funds directly reach program beneficiaries as food, medicines, life saving health care services, malaria bed nets, business training, microloans, school support (fees, shoes, uniforms, school bags), education on prevention of HIV, malaria and COVID, psychosocial counseling, and other program services. Organizational overheads are covered by board members or raised separately from institutional funders.
We have capped our overhead costs at 9% of all our expenses, but typically come below this figure. Regarding program expenses, 90% is allocated for program implementation and 10% for research and development. POL's general and administrative expenses as a percentage of total expenses typically range between 7-9%. Power of Love's financials and tax returns are provided below.
Our projects are loacted in Zambia and India, with the bulk of our funding going towards programs in Zambia. Typically, 95% of our program funds go towards programs in Zambia and 5% towards programs in India.
As a result of the generosity of our donors (institutional and individual) we are able to provide food, medicines, life saving health care services, school support, education on prevention of HIV, COVID, and malaria, business training, micro loans, and long lasting insecticide treated nets to vulnerable children and families impacted/infected by HIV in Zambia and India.