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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

Breadline Africa

  • Income

    £1.1M

  • Spending

    £914.6K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1075525 Company no. 3524187

Contact details

Public address

  • 29 Lower Brook Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 1AQ

Aims & activities

Breadline Africa, one of the biggest suppliers of converted shipping containers for poverty relief in Southern Africa, has provided more than 320 containers to poverty stricken communities since its establishment in 1993. The renovated containers and prefabricated units are used as early childhood development centres, school libraries, community kitchens and toilet blocks

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Overseas aid/famine relief

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Other charities or voluntary bodies

How the charity works

  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space

Income and Endowments:

£1.1M

Expenditure:

£914.6K

Assets and liabilities

  • £0.0K Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £1.1M Other assets
  • £7.7K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

71%
69%
20%

Charitable objects

TO PROMOTE IN AFRICA ANY PURPOSE WHICH IS CONSIDERED CHARITABLE ACCORDING TO THE LAWS OF ENGLAND AND WALES AND IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY THE RELIEF OF POVERTY

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 10/03/1998 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 26/01/2004 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 17/12/2010 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 11/04/2012

Area of benefit

Africa

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Conflicts of interest
Complaints handling
  • 9 Trustees
  • 2 Employees
  • 0 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Anthony Michael Smyth (Chair) Grow Peace Up-to-date
Louise Seligman None on record
Philippa Jane Smyth Grow Peace Up-to-date
Sir Robert Dunbar None on record
Benedict Elwes None on record
Philippa Wallis None on record
Alex Chisholm None on record
Peter Attard Montalto None on record
Dr Stephen Lalor None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • South Africa