Legally, Upenyu Health consists of two sister organizations bound to each other by a Memorandum of Understanding (forthcoming):
Upenyu USA (to see Board of Directors, click here):
a 501(c)(3) Public Charity;
a New Jersey Non-Profit Corporation.
Upenyu Zimbabwe (to see Board of Trustees, click here):
a Trust, filed under a Notarial Deed of Trust in Harare, Zimbabwe;
a Private Voluntary Organization, registered under the Private Voluntary Organizations Act, in Harare, Zimbabwe.
(Upenyu Zimbabwe was registered pro bono by Magwaliba and Kwirira Legal Practitioners.)
The Memorandum of Understanding states that Upenyu USA is in charge of all finances, has oversight over all budgets and final say on project approval. Upenyu Zimbabwe is an implementing partner in Zimbabwe.