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Data for financial year ending 31 May 2018

Girl Effect

  • Income

    £30.4M

  • Spending

    £25.9M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1141155 Company no. 7516619

Contact details

Public address

  • Ingeni Building, 17 Broadwick Street, London, W1F 0DJ

Aims & activities

Girl Effect delivers results for girls through a unique combination of expertise on and learning from adolescent girls; communications; innovation; and influencing to take action to scale. It develops widespread social communications to inspire and engage girls, and shape how societies view and value girls. It also informs and influences decision makers to invest in programmes that benefit girls.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • The advancement of health or saving of lives
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Overseas aid/famine relief
  • Economic/community development/employment

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Other defined groups

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body

Income and Endowments:

£30.4M

* £9.9K investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£25.9M

Assets and liabilities

  • £2.3M Own use assets
  • £6.8M Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £20.8M Other assets
  • £3.7M Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Trading

This charity has one or more trading subsidiaries

Charitable spending ratios

85%
95%
15%

Charitable objects

THE OBJECTS OF THE CHARITY ARE FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT: 2.1 TO RELIEVE POVERTY; 2.2 TO PROMOTE AND PROTECT HEALTH (WHETHER MENTAL, PHYSICAL, SEXUAL OR EMOTIONAL) AND PERSONAL SAFETY; 2.3 TO ADVANCE EDUCATION; 2.4 TO PROMOTE EQUALITY BETWEEN WOMEN AND MEN, AND BETWEEN GIRLS AND BOYS, AND TO ELIMINATE GENDER DISCRIMINATION FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC; 2.5 TO PROMOTE HUMAN RIGHTS (AS SET OUT IN THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS, CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD, CONVENTION ON THE ELIMINATION OF ALL FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN AND SUBSEQUENT UNITED NATIONS CONVENTIONS AND DECLARATIONS) BY ALL OR ANY OF THE FOLLOWING MEANS: 2.5.1 RESEARCH INTO HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUES; 2.5.2 PROVIDING TECHNICAL ADVICE TO GOVERNMENT AND OTHERS ON HUMAN RIGHTS MATTERS; 2.5.3 RAISING AWARENESS OF HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUES; 2.5.4 PROMOTING PUBLIC SUPPORT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS; 2.5.5 PROMOTING RESPECT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AMONG INDIVIDUALS AND CORPORATIONS; 2.5.6 INTERNATIONAL ADVOCACY OF HUMAN RIGHTS; 2.6 TO PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC BY: 2.6.1 THE RELIEF OF POVERTY AND THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE IN SOCIALLY AND ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED COMMUNITIES; 2.6.2 THE PROMOTION OF SUSTAINABLE MEANS OF ACHIEVING ECONOMIC GROWTH AND REGENERATION; 2.7 TO PROMOTE GOOD CITIZENSHIP AMONG GIRLS AND WOMEN; 2.8 TO PROMOTE SOCIAL INCLUSION BY PREVENTING GIRLS AND WOMEN FROM BEING SOCIALLY EXCLUDED, RELIEVING THE NEEDS OF GIRLS AND WOMEN WHO ARE SOCIALLY EXCLUDED AND ASSISTING THEM TO INTEGRATE INTO SOCIETY. THE CHARITY SHALL FURTHER THE OBJECT WITH A FOCUS ON ASSISTING ADOLESCENT GIRLS. SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT MEANS DEVELOPMENT WHICH MEETS THE NEEDS OF THE PRESENT WITHOUT COMPROMISING THE ABILITY OF FUTURE GENERATIONS TO MEET THEIR OWN NEEDS. SOCIALLY EXCLUDED MEANS BEING EXCLUDED FROM SOCIETY, OR PARTS OF SOCIETY, AS A RESULT OF GENDER OR ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING OTHER FACTORS: UNEMPLOYMENT; POVERTY; ILL HEALTH (PHYSICAL OR MENTAL); SUBSTANCE ABUSE OR DEPENDENCY; DISCRIMINATION ON GROUNDS OF RACE, DISABILITY, ETHNIC ORIGIN, RELIGION, BELIEF, CREED, OR SEXUAL ORIENTATION; POOR EDUCATIONAL OR SKILLS ATTAINMENT; RELATIONSHIP OR FAMILY BREAKDOWN; POOR HOUSING (THAT IS, HOUSING THAT DOES NOT MEET BASIC HABITABLE STANDARDS); CRIME (EITHER AS A VICTIM OF CRIME OR AS AN OFFENDER REHABILITATING INTO SOCIETY).

Governing document

MEMORANDUM 03 FEB 2011 MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 03/02/2011 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION REGISTERED AT COMPANIES HOUSE ON 31/05/2015 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 31/08/2015 AS AMENDED BY CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION ON CHANGE OF NAME DATED 01/09/2015

Area of benefit

Nigeria Rwanda

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Complaints handling
Paying staff
  • 6 Trustees
  • 153 Employees
  • 0 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Maria Solandros Eitel None on record
Hilary Krane None on record
Anne Marie Burgoyne None on record
Trishla Jain None on record
Erin Elise Hohlfelder None on record
Ime Archibong None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Ethiopia
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Malawi
  • Nigeria
  • Rwanda
  • Tanzania