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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

Sense International

  • Income

    £1.7M

  • Spending

    £1.8M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1076497 Company no. 03742986

Contact details

Public address

  • 101 Pentonville Road, London, N1 9LG

Aims & activities

Sense International supports people with deafblindness and their families to be full and active members of society through work in health, early intervention, education and vocational training. We work with governments and in partnership with local organisations across these areas, addressing issues such as early diagnosis and family communication, immunisation and enabling supportive legislation.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • The advancement of health or saving of lives
  • Disability
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Economic/community development/employment
  • Human rights/religious or racial harmony/equality or diversity

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • People with disabilities
  • Other defined groups

How the charity works

  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body

Income and Endowments:

£1.7M

Expenditure:

£1.8M

Assets and liabilities

  • £6.9K Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £1.3M Other assets
  • £255.1K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

105%
91%
0%

Charitable objects

TO RELIEVE PERSONS WHO ARE DEAFBLIND OR WHO HAVE A HEARING OR VISION IMPAIRMENT, INCLUDING THOSE WITH ADDITIONAL IMPAIRMENTS OR PERSONS WHO HAVE MULTIPLE DISABILITIES IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY BY: SUPPORTING AND PROMOTING THE INTERESTS OF THE BENEFICIAL CLASS PROMOTING ACTION ON BEHALF OF THE BENEFICIAL CLASS IN ANY COUNTRY OF THE WORLD PROMOTING ACTIONS ON PREVENTION OF THE DISABILITIES OF THE BENEFICIAL CLASS AND TO UNDERTAKE OR PROMOTE RESEARCH.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 29/03/1999 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 14/06/1999 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 25/02/2009 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 05 SEP 2017

Area of benefit

Worldwide

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff
  • 10 Trustees
  • 35 Employees
  • 1 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Ms Sue Turner Sense, The National Deafblind And Rubella Association Up-to-date
Sunil Pranlal Sheth (Chair) The Hospice Biographers Up-to-date
The Marie Rahima Dawood Foundation Up-to-date
Pankaj Shah None on record
Robin Heber Percy None on record
Dean Lumer None on record
Verity Stiff None on record
Sunil Shah None on record
Nicholas Corby None on record
Maria Arce Moreira None on record
Richard Cooper None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Bangladesh
  • India
  • Kenya
  • Nepal
  • Peru
  • Romania
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda