The River Nile School Inc
Also known as “River Nile Learning Centre”, The River Nile School Inc is a large-scale charity established in 2006. Their main activity is registered as primary and secondary education primarily serving migrants, refugees or asylum seekers.
The River Nile School (RNS) offers full time programs delivering the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) curriculum to re-engage refugee and asylum seeker school-aged young women who may have experienced disrupted schooling, are newly arrived to Australia, or find a flexible learning environment most suitable to their learning. All students who attend RNS have English as an Additional Language (EAL) so there is a dedicated focus on developing students English literacy and oracy alongside the VCAL curriculum. RNS adopts a holistic model for supporting the unique educational and wellbeing needs of each student. As our students come from backgrounds where many have experienced trauma and torture, so a trauma-informed approach is also integral to our model. We strive to (1) Increase language, literacy, numeracy, personal and work skills attainment to improve whole-of-life opportunities for our students, and their children. (2) Empower students to effectively manage their lives and support them in developing pathways to productively integrate into our community for further education & training, work, social engagement, wellbeing. All programs, services, resources and supports are provided to students completely for free.
Who They Help
- Financially disadvantaged people
- Migrants, refugees or asylum seekers
- People from a culturally and linguistically diverse background
- Youth - 15 to under 25
Total employee expenses: $1,088,672 (32% of revenue).
Average full-time equivalent salary: $77,762.
Revenue vs Expenses
The River Nile School Inc has seen an average annual growth of 74% in revenue versus a 28% p.a. increase in expenses. This can be a good sign of financial health.
Assets vs Liabilities
As of 2019, The River Nile School Inc has a debt-to-equity (D/E) ratio of 0.13. This is considered safer than average within the charity space.
Sources of Revenue
Sources of Expense
- Lina Marijan
- Board Member
- Melanie Ruchel
- Deputy Chairperson
- Lisa Wilson
- DirectorPossibly also represents: Park St Child Care & Kindergarten Co-Operative Ltd, Lucky Paws Dog Rescue.
- Winnie Waudo
- Board Member
- Jane Kanizay
- Natasha Norton
- Esther Migwe
- Elaine Henry
- Board MemberPossibly also represents: ECSTRA FOUNDATION LIMITED.
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- Registration Status
- Charity is registered.
- DGR Status
Donations can be claimed as a tax deduction.
- Office Address
L 1 Se 1 117-131 Capel St
- Operating States
- Entity Type
Other Incorporated Entity
Other incorporated entity includes an entity that has the same characteristics as a company but is not incorporated as a corporation's law company. This category includes: a branch of an overseas company not incorporated in Australia (often the name ends in corporation) incorporated associations which are incorporated under a State Act incorporated charitable institutions Public Benevolent Institution
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