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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2019

Mechanics For Africa

  • Income

    £137.6K

  • Spending

    £131.7K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1086333

Contact details

Public address

  • 15 Sandy Lane, Cheam, Sutton, SM2 7NU

Aims & activities

Tertiary education

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Religious activities

Who the charity helps

  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides other finance
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable objects

A) THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION, BY ERECTING, FURNISHING, STAFFING, AND MAINTAINING BUILDINGS AND WORKSHOPS, AND EQUIPPING THEM WITH TRAINING AND TEACHING MATERIALS, TO BE USED FOR THE PURPOSES OF EDUCATING RESIDENTS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA AND IN PARTICULAR OF ZAMBIA OVER 16 YEARS OF AGE IN RESPECT OF 1) A TRADE OR PROFESSION IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT LIMITED TO MOTOR VEHICLE MECHANICS AND 2) PERSONAL AND SOCIAL SKILLS TOGETHER WITH MORAL, ETHICAL, AND RELIGIOUS LIFESTYLE CHOICES IN PARTICULAR AS TAUGHT BY CHRISTIANITY; AND B) THE RELIEF OF FINANCIAL HARDSHIP AND/OR POVERTY, BY THE AWARD OF ONE OR MORE PRIZES OR ONE OR MORE BURSARIES TO THOSE IN NEED TO ENABLE THEM TO UNDERTAKE THE ABOVE ADVANCEMENT, OR BY SUCH OTHER MEANS AS THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES SHALL FROM TIME TO TIME DECIDE. THE INCOME AND (AT THE DISCRETION OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES) THE CAPITAL OF MFA SHALL BE APPLIED SOLELY IN FURTHERING THESE OBJECTS.

Governing document

CONSTITUTION ADOPTED 04/02/2001 AS AMENDED ON 25/01/2012 AS AMENDED ON 25/01/2015

Area of benefit

Southern Africa And In Particular Zambia

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Complaints handling
Paying staff
  • 7 Trustees
  • 5 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Sarah Elizabeth Counter None on record
David Phillips None on record
David Lucas (Chair) Premier Christian Media Trust Up-to-date
Richard Rowe None on record
Peter Richard Herring None on record
Paul Cannings None on record
Susan Margaret Mooney None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Zambia