African Vision of Hope Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

African Vision of Hope Accredited by National Financial Accountability Organization

MARYVILLE, IL – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of African Vision of Hope of Maryville, IL.

ECFA accreditation is based on the ECFA Seven Standards of Responsible Stewardship™, including financial accountability, transparency, sound board governance and ethical fundraising.

African Vision of Hope joins a growing number of Christ-centered churches and ministries across America, supported by over 27 million donors that have earned the right to display the ECFA seal.  When an organization is accredited by ECFA, it demonstrates its willingness to follow the model of biblical accountability.

“We are pleased to accredit a ministry committed to bringing immediate and lasting solutions to children and families living in extreme poverty,” said Dan Busby, president of ECFA.

Founded in 2003, African Vision of Hope ( confronts the root causes of poverty by providing opportunities to be educated, grow up healthy, develop leadership and economic skills, and learn about God’s love.

To learn more about African Vision of Hope and their stewardship opportunities, visit ServantMatch®, ECFA’s program that matches God’s servants with the stewardship options of ECFA members based on ministry sectors and categories.  It is ECFA’s newest online feature that allows you to quickly and easily find giving opportunities.

ECFA, founded in 1979, provides accreditation to leading Christian nonprofit organizations that faithfully demonstrate compliance with the ECFA Standards pertaining to financial accountability, fundraising and board governance.  For more information about ECFA, including information about accreditation and a listing of ECFA-accredited members, visit or call 1-800-323-9473.



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