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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

Latin American Women's Rights Service

  • Income

    £790.7K

  • Spending

    £621.5K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1075163 Company no. 3480722

Contact details

Public address

  • Lawrs, 52-54 Featherstone Street, London, EC1Y 8RT

Aims & activities

LAWRS is a human rights organisation providing tools & information for Latin American women in the UK to achieve personal & social change. We aim to alleviate poverty, prevent violence and achieve recognition. Activities (free & mother tongue) include advice & casework; counselling; employment orientation; classes, workshops & activities to promote integration & leadership and policy & campaigning

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes
  • Education/training
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Accommodation/housing
  • Economic/community development/employment
  • Human rights/religious or racial harmony/equality or diversity

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • People with disabilities
  • People of a particular ethnic or racial origin
  • Other defined groups

How the charity works

  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
  • Other charitable activities

Income and Endowments:

£790.7K

Expenditure:

£621.5K

Assets and liabilities

  • £4.6K Own use assets
  • £42.9K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £469.2K Other assets
  • £72.4K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

78%
99%
21%

Charitable objects

TO PROMOTE ANY CHARITABLE PURPOSES FOR THE BENEFIT OF LATIN AMERICAN WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN LIVING IN THE UNITED KINGDOM BY PROVIDING ADVICE, INFORMATION AND SUPPORT IN AREAS OF WELFARE BENEFITS ,HEALTH, HOUSING, EDUCATION AND TRAINING, IMMIGRATION, FAMILY AND THE RELIEF OF POVERTY AND DISTRESS.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 15/12/1997 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 03/10/2009 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 09/10/2010

Area of benefit

United Kingdom

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other Regulators

Financial Conduct Authority

Policies

Risk management
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff
  • 8 Trustees
  • 20 Employees
  • 57 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Gisela Hodge (Chair) None on record
Carolina Velasquez Correa None on record
Laura Somoggi None on record
Vanessa Gabriel-Robinson None on record
Floralba Hague None on record
Helen Aviles None on record
Sofia Collignon None on record
Marina Comandulli None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Throughout England And Wales