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Data for financial year ending 05 April 2018

Gatsby Africa

  • Income

    £12.2M

  • Spending

    £12.2M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1168223 Company no. 09360833

Contact details

Public address

  • Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts, 5 Wilton Road, London, SW1V 1AP

Aims & activities

We aim to create jobs, raise incomes and reduce poverty for people in East Africa by accelerating inclusive and resilient economic growth. We fund and implement programmes that look to catalyse large-scale and lasting change in priority sectors, such as cotton in Tanzania. We also build and support local organisations dedicated to sector transformation and share what we have learned with others.

What the charity does

  • The prevention or relief of poverty

Who the charity helps

  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides services
  • Other charitable activities

Income and Endowments:

£12.2M

Expenditure:

£12.2M

Assets and liabilities

  • £547.0K Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £6.8M Other assets
  • £7.4M Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Charitable spending ratios

100%
100%
0%

Accounts and trustees' annual report

05 Apr 2018 (6,740KB)
05 Apr 2017 (6,273KB)

Charitable objects

A)THE PREVENTION AND/OR RELIEF OF POVERTY IN AFRICA AND ELSEWHERE IN THE WORLD, IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT LIMITED TO UNDERTAKING ANY ACTIVITY OF A CHARITABLE NATURE WHICH MAY FURTHER THE PREVENTION AND/OR RELIEF OF POVERTY WORK OF THE GATSBY CHARITABLE FOUNDATION (REGISTERED CHARITY NUMBER 251988) FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT. B) TO ADVANCE SUCH CHARITABLE PURPOSES (ACCORDING TO THE LAW OF ENGLAND AND WALES) AS THE DIRECTORS SEE FIT FROM TIME TO TIME IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE PREVENTION AND/OR RELIEF OF POVERTY IN AFRICA AND ELSEWHERE.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 18 DEC 2014

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Complaints handling
Paying staff

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Kenya
  • Rwanda
  • Tanzania