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2022-23 Annual Report







 

 

 



Our Partners

It is only through mutual and respectful cooperation that we can champion gender equality. With local partners, we collaborate to bridge local and international, public and private sector organizations to create sustainable change.

 

Eswatini

Swaziland Fair Traide (SWIFT)

boMake Rural Projects

(Coordinating Assembly of Non-Governmental Organisation) CANGO

Bantwana ('children' in Zulu)

Imbita

(Swatini Action Group Against Abuse) SWAGAA

Kwakha Indvodza ("Building a Man")

Woman Farmer Foundation

Tanzania

The Network against Female Genital Mutilation (NAFGEM)

Tanzania Gender Networking Programme (TGNP)

TUSONGE ( “let’s move forward together”)

Amani Kids

Kilimanjaro Women Information Exchange and Consultancy Organization (KWIECO)

Zanzibar Fighting against youth challenges org

Haki Zetu (Our Rights)

Uganda

Eastern African Sub-Regional Support Initiativ (EASSI)

Action for Development (ACFODE)

Uganda Association of Women Lawyers (FIDA)

Solidaridad

Foundation for Women affected by conflict

Senegal

Réseau des organisations paysannes et pastorales du Sénégal (RESOPP)

Union nationale des femmes coopératrices du Sénégal (UNFCS)

Association pour la Promotion de la Femme Sénégalaise (APROFES)

Conseil Sénégalais des Femmes (COSEF)

Association des Juristes Sénégalaises (AJS)

Ministère de la Femme, Famille et du Genre

Association Sénégalaise pour le Bien Etre Familial (ASBEF)

ActionAid

Coalition Nationale pour l'Abandon du Mariage des Enfants (CONAME)

ONU Femmes Coalition Nationale des Associations et ONG en Faveur de l’Enfant (CONAFE)

Zambia

Women for Change

YWCA Zambia

Solidaridad Southern Africa Trust - Zambia

Non-Governmental Gender Organisations Coordinating Council (NGOCC)

ActionAid Zambia

Togo

Coordination Togolaise des Organisations Paysannes et de Producteurs Agricoles (CTOP)

Women in Law and Development in Africa/Femmes, Droit et Développement Afrique de l'Ouest (WiLDAF-AO)

Groupe de réflexion et d'action de Femme, Dé- mocratie et Développement (GF2D)

Association Togolaise pour le Bien-Etre Familial (ATBEF)

La Colombe

Plan international Togo

Agence Nationale du Volontariat au Togo (ANVT)

Direction Générale Genre & Promotion de la Femme

Burkina Faso

Association Songui Manégré / Aide au développement endogène (ASMADE)

Coalition Burkinabè pour les Droits de la Femme (CBDF)

Groupement d'Interêt Public - Programme National de Volontariat au Burkina Faso (GIP-PNVB)

Ministere de la Promotion de la Femme et du Genre

Association Burkinabè pour le Bien-Être Familial (ABBEF)

Ivory Coast

GENERATION FEMME DU TROISIEME MILLENAIRE (GFM3)

LeadAfricaines

Centre Féminin pour la démocratie et les droits humains (CEFCI)

Réseau Ivoirien pour la Défense des Droits de l'Enfant et de la Femme (RIDDEF)

Ministère de la Femme

Office du service civique national (OSCN)

Ghana

Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiLDAF Ghana)

Human Rights Advocacy Centre (HRAC)

Network for Women's Rights in Ghana (NETRIGHT)

Northern Sector Action on Awareness Center (NORSAAC)

Prolink

Developing Unity, Nurturing Knowledge (DUNK)

iSpace Ghana

Action Aid Ghana

Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ)

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

 


Our Volunteers

Volunteers are the heart of Crossroads. They work with local partners to pilot new approaches and increase their capacity and their impact.

 

Zambia

kalkidan Abera Solomon

Linet Nyawira Kamau

Mathias Teumeni Nouné

Ruth Kavenge Sami

Racheal Akinola

Dianah Lizzie Chibvuri

Kaluba Chilaisha

Jackline Nthemba Nzula

Ghana

Rose Amuso Ayee

Stella Lilian Amuriat Ekallam

Monahonnon Phanaelle Benie Gazne

Stephanie Omane Agyapong

Christine Ashley Naaashami Aryee

Precious Ebere Okafor

Stephanie Otoo Kumi

Nana Pabi

Ashia Jade Gonzalez

Ogochukwu Nwachukwu

Elsie Amoako

Uganda

Herbert Ochiri Kisara

Michelle Wanda Janine Wandia

Thomas Sithole

Justin Mucheri

Anne Mugure Karago

Emily Joan Mary Strong

Maureen Jemuge Chebor

Ivory Coast

Eline Golable Arnaud

Lou Gobou Bien-Aimee Gohi

Cikuru Ange Nyamusenge

Bamby Traoré

Adjo Frederique Kanga

Marlyatou Massandje Dosso

Nabindou Traole Epouse Makalou

Marie Flore Cynthia Nomel

Lou Gobou Bien-Aimee Gohi

Moustapha Dembele

Togo

Ahouefa Tatiana Diane Mensah

Bertrand Houmènou Megbletho

Gbewanou Marcel Davo

Guy Roland N’cho Adhepeau

Hola Adoukonou

Marie Rameau

Paul-Emile Chouinard

Essohanam Karoue

Bidemnéwé Maklèwé Aguim Ali

Djima Salawou

Amevi Corine Sodjadan

Ladele Epiphanie Tchegbe

Mehessa Pascaline Akabossi

Alida Coltie Ablavie Amoussou

Bilakani Sabi

Ayélé Sylvie Marie-Josée D’Almeida

Koffi Elemawussi Dodzi

Ingrid Flora Zanou

Senegal

Dabakh Abdoul Aziz Dieye

Ndeye Maguette Niane

Cathy Keslin

Larios Deo-Gracias Affewe Ayenan

Marie Edouard MC Diouf

Yaye Ramatoulaye Gning

Mouhamadou Diallo

Helene Boucher

Moussa Wade

Louis Arthur Maxwell Dasylva

Yemanlin Oscar Candace Zoundji

Boubacar Kande

Aida Gaëlle Ba

Vanessa Alexandra St-Jean

Fidele Pingdewinde Ramde

Ndeye Fatou NGOM

Eswatini

Mary Louis Mhazo

Phillip Bruce Zvenyika Mutemasango

Mphatso Kampeni

Vuyile Nokukhanya Motsa

Mahfuja Sharmin

Nirosha Sheryl Sarugaser

Tsitsi Ettienne

Tanzania

Kpengbe Laurianne Lingbondo

Bruce Vitalis Ziraba

Keyona Alektra Gallucci

Madison F Octavia MacLean

Elisha Kehinde Olukanni

Magalie Menard

Burkina Faso

Francois Ouedraogo

Kadidjatou Bah

Franck Ismael Maghan Sanou

Charles Ragomezingueba Ouedraogo

 

Board and Leadership

Crossroads International’s work is expertly guided by an accomplished and diverse—and extremely dedicated! —volunteer board:

Board

Simone Philogène

Christine Herr

Janet Riehm

Julianne Osberg

Sheri Martinello

Félix Zogning

Jean Olemou

Patricia Erb

Joan Fair

Mariama Dramé

Vanita Varma

Lisa Lifshitz

Fabien Lanteri-Massa

Divya Khurana

Sandra Nkusi

Leadership

Heather Shapter, Executive Director

Christine Messier, Program Director

Alex Perdue, Finance Director

Wanjiro Ndungu, Senior Manager,
Philanthropy and Public Engagement

 

Honorary Patrons

Lyse Doucet

Ann McCain Evans

Lawrence Hill

The Hon. Audrey Mclaughlin

The Hon. Donald H. Oliver

Dr. Peter Paris

J. Robert S. Prichard

Betty Plewes

Writer

Francette Maquito

Design

Design for Good


Our Donors

Your gifts make our work possible, give hope, empower and strengthen us, our partners and the communities we serve. Thank you so much for your generosity.

 

GOVERNMENT FUNDERS

Global Affairs Canada (GAC)

Ministère de l'environnement du Québec

Ministère des Relations Internationales de la Francophonie (MRIF)

Programme de coopération climatique internationale (PCCI)

Programme québécois pour le développement international (PQDI)

Québec sans frontières (QSF)

SPONSORS

Bank of Montreal

Genus Capital Management

Global Impact

HALE Foundation

Lighthouse Professional Solutions

Newfoundland Vacation Rentals

Norton McMullen LLP

Segal GCSE LLP

Stevenson Whelton

Torkin Manes LLP

Wells Fargo

$100,000+

Ann H. McCain Evans

The Slaight Family Foundation

$50,000 - $99,999

Horne Family Foundation

$25,000 - $49,999

Cassie Doyle

Fondation Internationale Roncalli

UNIFOR Social Justice Fund

$10,000 - $24,999

The Blossom Foundation

Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN

Genus Capital Management

Oeuvres Régis-Vernet

Ptarmigan Charitable Foundation

Stevenson Whelton LLP

John Wonfor

$5,000 - $9,999

ETFO Humanity Fund

Fonds Marie-François

Genus Capital Management

Ian Fairbrother

K.M. Hunter Charitable Foundation

McLean Smits Family Foundation

N.A. Taylor Foundation

Rebecca Ward

Rosemary E. Nation

Susan Edwards

Susan Green

The Peterborough K. M. Hunter Charitable Foundation

Torkin Manes LLP

Wells Fargo Bank Commercial Banking

$2,500 - $4,999

Anonymous

Abdou Aziz Diagne

David Morritt

Donne Cameron

Ev Burnett

Fondation Sibylla Hesse

Jean-Alexandre Fortin

Julianne M. Osberg

Leon and Vonnie L. Zupan

Leon Mwotia

Margaret Motz

Norton McMullen & Co. LLP

Shiraz Jiwani

Sisters of Charity Halifax

$1,000 - $2,499

Alison Keith

Alison MacKenzie-Armes

Caroline Connell

Cathy Roozen

Charles E. Gardner

Cindi Alexander

Darlene Bessey

Désirée Schad

Donald G. Simpson

Eileen Benedet

Emad Rizkalla

Fondation Carmand Normand

Fondation Edward Assh

Geralyn Klassen

Global Impact

Gordon Martin

Graham Carter

Heather Shapter

Icilda L. Clarke Charitable Foundation

Janet Riehm

Jeffrey Cowan

Jim Cairney

John Kearsey

John Leone

Julie M Mills

Karen Ryan

Kevin C. St. Michael

KPMG LLP

L'Aide aux Missions

Les Soeurs de la Congrégation Notre-Dame

Leslie Shaw

Libby Wildman

Linda Huehn

Margaret Zurbrigg

Marjorie Robb

Nancy MacDonald

National Bank

Nexus Investment Management

Randolph L. Naylor

Rick Lane

Segal LLP

Shanan Spencer-Brown

Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception

Spin Master Ventures

Susan Watts

The late Margaret Newall

Thomas Bertauld

United Way of Calgary and Area

Vera N. Radyo

William Wallace

Yohan Mohammed

YWCA Toronto

$500 - $999

Anne Low

Barbara Shelly

Brian Read

Carolynne Boivin

Catherine Mitchell

Christine Herr

Constance C. Gerwing

Crissy George

Daniel Duranleau

Danielle Dunleavy

Daphne C. Loukidelis

Debbie Zemnickis

Della Croteau

Denise Tanguay

Dianne White

Don Beddage

Donald Landry

Donna Heslin

Donna Lozon

Echo Han

Evelyn Perdue

Gail E. Robinson

Ian Anderson

Isabelle P. Johnson

J. Keith Hay

Jane Edwards

Janet E. Scarfe

Jason Murray

Jen Hawkins

Jennifer L. Mitchell

Jim Beaton

Jonathan Spencer

Joyce Lundberg

Juanita R. Westmoreland-Traoré

Karen Rudner

Krishna Nair

Laura Da Re

Marcel Malone

Marcia Wilson

Marli Ramsey

Mary Irene Thomas

Mary Keough

Maurice L. April

Michael Cooke

Patsy George

Penny Noble

Ray Williams

Reginald M. Clarke

Richard Wilson

Robin Tameshtit

Roger Balakrishnan

Sarah Scott

Sharissa Ellyn

Tiziana Casciaro

Trey Pubins

United Church of Canada

Warren S. Johnson

Wayne Wachell


Financial Statement

Audited financial statements for Crossroads International are available on our website or upon request.

Revenue

 

Revenue Pie Chart
 Global Affairs Canada (GAC) $8,185,741
 Volunteer In-Kind Contributions $5,438,184
 Donations $1,202,703
 Province of Quebec $152,287
 Covid Subsidies -
 Investment Income $556
 Total $14,979,471

Expenses

 

Expenses Pie Chart
 International Programs (including in-kind contributions) $13,623,925
 Administration, Governance, and Overhead $1,102,760
 Public Engagement $659,158
 Fundraising $567,717
 Total $14,979,445
2023 2022
STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL POSITION
Assets
Cash and cash equivalents $ 1,096,285 $ 3,571,053
Investments 3,172,575 3,240,069
Capital assets 34,833 41,058
Other 699,285 692,514
TOTAL 5,002,978 7,544,694
Liabilities & Net Assets
Current liabilities 2,801,546 5,343,288
Net assets 2,201,432 2,201,406
STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS
Revenue
Global Affairs Canada (GAC) 8,185,741 6,505,224
Volunteer In-Kind Contributions 5,438,184 2,900,559
Donations 1,202,703 1,427,628
Province of Quebec 152,287 332,114
Covid Subsidies - 211,118
Investment Income 556 11,126
Expenses
International Programs 7,211,626 6,408,615
Volunteer In-Kind Contributions 5,438,184 2,900,559
Public Engagement 659,158 344,680
Administration, Governance, and Overhead 1,102,760 1,027,527
Fundraising 567,717 443,894
Surplus (Deficit) $ 26 $ 262,494