Healing Waters International Delivers Clean Water Systems and Health & Hygiene Education with the Help of NetSuite.org


Healing Waters International

Company

Healing Waters International

Location

Golden, Colo.

Applications Replaced

QuickBooks

Industry

Nonprofit (faith-based international organisation supplying water equipment, education and training in the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America, South America, and Africa)

Solutions

NetSuite
Financials
Inventory Management
NetSuite OneWorld


"The flexibility that NetSuite gives us as a cloud-based system has been incredible. And with NetSuite OneWorld, we can look at the general ledger of each field office for a real-time view of where they are." Healing Waters International

Customer Success

  • Upgrading from QuickBooks in 2007, Healing Waters has gained a unified cloud business management system that reduces costs and manual work and enables greater focus on the core mission.
  • Healing Waters enjoys additional savings as a grantee of the NetSuite.org corporate citizenship programme, supporting its work supplying water equipment, education and training to over 150 communities in the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America, South America, and Africa.
  • Cost-efficiencies made possible through NetSuite contribute to plans to expand in more countries in 2014.
  • NetSuite OneWorld enables global financial consolidation and real-time reporting across field office subsidiaries in Latin America.
  • Multi-currency conversion capabilities in OneWorld used to streamline transactions with international businesses.
  • Global project-based accounting supplies real-time metrics with drill-down to detail on budget vs. actuals to adjust on the fly.
  • Healing Waters has strengthened accountability with donors and tax regulations governing non-profit organisations.
  • NetSuite Inventory Management gives Healing Waters good visibility and control over water treatment and filtration systems in stock for future projects.
  • Healing Waters took advantage of SuiteCloud development platform flexibility to customise NetSuite functionality for its non-profit needs.
  • Simple .csv export enables Healing Waters to move data into NetSuite from separate donor management database.

Challenges

  • Previous QuickBooks system lacked real-time visibility, introducing delays and manual work in accounting for project financials and managing operations.
  • Personnel spent needless time reconciling disparate data, diverting limited resources from Healing Waters' mission.

Solution

  • NetSuite selected as a proven cloud solution to better manage financials and operations without the IT and administrative overhead of on-premise software and servers.
  • Healing Waters took advantage of opportunities through the NetSuite.org corporate citizenship programme for free and discounted licencing.
  • NetSuite OneWorld global business solution viewed as ideal for consolidation and reporting across international field offices.

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