skip to main content

Beta This is a prototype - your feedback will help us improve it

up-to-date

Recently registered charity

The Gambia Welfare Society Leeds

This charity has been recently registered - it does not need to update its information until 10 months after its first financial period ends.

Charity no. 1182433

Contact details

Public address

  • Oak House, Balm Walk, Leeds, LS11 9PG

Aims & activities

None

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • Disability
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Religious activities
  • Amateur sport
  • Economic/community development/employment
  • Recreation
  • Other charitable purposes

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • People with disabilities
  • People of a particular ethnic or racial origin
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides other finance
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information

Charitable objects

THE OBJECTS OF THE GAMBIA WELFARE SOCIETY ARE THROUGH (A) ADVOCACY, INFORMATION AND ADVICE; (B) RECREATIONAL FACILITIES AND EVENTS INVOLVING THE LOCAL COMMUNITY; (C) EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND SUPPORT WITH LITERACY AND NUMERACY: WE WILL PROMOTE SOCIAL INCLUSION FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT AMONG MIGRANTS WHO ARE SOCIALLY EXCLUDED ON GROUNDS OF THEIR ETHNIC ORIGIN, RELIGION, BELIEVE OR CREED OR THEIR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC POSITION TO RELIEVE THE NEEDS OF SUCH PEOPLE AND ASSIST THEM TO INTEGRATE INTO SOCIETY, IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY. TO HELP YOUNG PEOPLE ESPECIALLY BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY THROUGH EDUCATIONAL, RECREATIONAL AND SPORTING ACTIVITIES TO DEVELOP THEIR CAPABILITIES THAT THEY MAY GROW TO FULL MATURITY AS INDIVIDUALS AND MEMBERS OF SOCIETY OF THOSE LIVING IN LEEDS. TO ADVANCE RELIGION BY RAISING AWARENESS AND UNDERSTANDING OF MUSLIM FAITH THROUGH RELIGIOUS DEVOTIONAL ACTS AND OUTREACH WORK. WE WILL ALSO PROVIDE OUR CENTRE AS A PRAYING GROUND FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE LOCAL COMMUNITY WHERE COMMUNAL PRAYERS WILL BE HELD DURING THE MUSLIM FEAST OF EID AND FRIDAYS. THE SOCIETY WILL SUPPORT THE COMMUNITY IN AREAS OF FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS ESPECIALLY OF THOSE LESS PRIVILEGED MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY OF LEEDS.

Governing document

CIO - ASSOCIATION Registered 13 Mar 2019

Organisation type

Charitable Incorporated Organisation

  • 5 Trustees
  • Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Amadou Touray None on record
Bampha Jaiteh (Chair) None on record
Foday Sanneh None on record
Seedy Sanneh None on record
Yankuba Balajo None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Leeds City