Customer Success Hope on a String

Operating a community center in the Arcahaie, Haiti region, Hope on a String empowers youth and strengthens communities through music and performing arts. Their mission is to foster an environment of social transformation through community participation in music in Haiti.

Hope on a String was co-founded in 2010 by Bennett Rathbun and Pierre Imbert in the wake of Haiti’s devastating earthquake.

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Business Challenge

Before working with Jitasa in 2014, Hope on a String had worked with a number of freelance bookkeepers and bookkeeping firms that struggled designing solutions to meet their unique mission and operating context. They felt behind with their financial management and started to look for a more proactive solution with their planning.

The Solution

Jitasa offers customized and streamlined processes that fit Hope on a String’s unique operating context and goals. With their full suite of services and client-centric approach, Jitasa helped them plan comprehensively for their future and grow more effectively.

The Hope on a String and Jitasa team are in frequent contact, whether pertaining to routine functions of closing out a month or quarter or last minute, unplanned requests regarding budgeting or grants.

Jitasa’s Impact

According to Hope on a String, Jitasa provides:

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By outsourcing our financial management processes to Jitasa, our team has more time and energy to devote to our mission and driving resources to the organization. What used to be a stressful and flawed part of our work is now seamlessly handled by professionals who want to help us succeed and grow by getting to know what works best for our organization.

Bennett RathbunHope on a String

Jitasa can help growing nonprofits take hold of their financial management and turn it from what is often a weakness into a strength. Jitasa has helped us double our budget and triple our programmatic impact since we began working with them four years ago. Thanks Jitasa!

Bennett RathbunCo-Founder and Executive Director
Hope on a String
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