Finance Score: -3
Governance Score: -7
Support Score: 7
  • Volatile income: -3
  • No PartB
  • Submission defaults: -10
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Static board: -3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +4
Overall GiG Score: -3 ?

ONE WORLD FOUNDATION AFRICA 

Established mainly by African immigrants affected by HIV/AIDS we are a Diaspora organisation working in London & Africa to empower & promote the independence of especially the youngpeople, orphans & vulnerable children, people with disabilities & people living with & affected by HIV in order to keep their dreams alive. We offer training, information, guidance, practical support & advocacy services
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers including the Government
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and gender

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • There have been multiple defaults for filing returns
  • The Board composition appears to be rather static

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
  • Income has been volatile recently

Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
Sources of Income ?
Y/E Income
£k
Spending
£k
Surplus/
Deficit
Fundraising
Cost £k
Total
Funds £k
Unrestricted
Funds £k
Mths
Rsrvs
Staff Volun-
teers
31/03/21*£43£45£-2n/an/an/an/an/a10
31/03/20£19£19£0n/an/an/an/an/a2
31/03/19£26£38£-12n/an/an/an/an/a10
31/03/18£67£56£11£0£0£0n/a020
31/03/17£52£51£1£0£0£0n/a08
31/03/16*£73£90£-17£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£117£126£-9£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£160£166£-6£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£194£179£15£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12£193£186£7£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/11£220£214£5£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/10£164£164£-1£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/09£122£138£-17£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/08£149£146£3£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/07£155£169£-13£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/06*£145£122£23£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05*£107£100£7£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04*£27£19£8£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 21 years

owfa.org.uk

info@owfa.org.uk

02084784752

Charity Commission for England and WalesCompanies House
UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Amateur Sport
  • Disability
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Overseas Aid/Famine Relief
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • Other specialist outpatient services
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Throughout London, Uganda,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
  • People With Disabilities

Who's supporting them? ?

Donations from Grant Makers ?

We have details on the following significant donations. Multi-year donations are allocated to the years for which they are earmarked.

Major supporters in last 5 years
DCMS£22,487
Henry Smith Charity£4,960
Co-Operative Group£4,759
National Lottery Community Fund£4,576
Crisis UK£4,321
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to One World Foundation Africa
£2,500 01/03/2022
0
towards the costs of a trip to an adventure outdoor activity centre for young people from disadvantaged communities in the London Borough of Newham.
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to One World Foundation Africa
£2,460 21/09/2021
towards the costs of a trip to Stubbers Adventure outdoor activity centre for young people from disadvantaged communities in the London Borough of Newham.
National Lottery Community Fund - The COVID-19 recovery support club.
£4,576 08/09/2021
The group will use funding to run a support scheme for young people to access services with their parents particularly single mothers. The purpose is to ensure children are engaged in other ....more
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£22,487 03/07/2020
"The fund aims to:1) To reduce closures of essential charities that provide essential services to vulnerable groups during the COVID-19 crisis by ensuring they have the financial resources to ....more
Crisis UK - Grant to One World Foundation (Africa)
£4,321 09/04/2020
Volunteer contact with those isolated and provision of food
Co-Operative Group - Grant to One World Foundation Africa
£4,759 15/11/2019
We want to create a community IT support fund, to help us upgrade the systems at our free IT access centre.
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to One World Foundation Africa
£74,900 14/03/2012
36
towards three years' salary and running costs of a support project for young people with mental health difficulties from BAME communities in the London Borough of Newham
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (6)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 5/6 persons

Age Range of Trustees: 37-67
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 06/08/2003, number: 1098889
  • Registered at Companies House on 09/07/2002, number: 04480643
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Conflicting interests
  • Investment
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
18 returns made; AR21: 66 days late, AR16: 1 days late, AR06: 0 days late, AR05: 29 days late, AR04: 24 days late,
Main office

Unit 9
Durning Hall
Earlham Grove
London
E7 9AB

Objectives

THE OBJECTS FOR WHICH THE CHARITY IS ESTABLISHED ARE: I) TO DEVELOP THE CAPACITY AND SKILLS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOCIALLY AND ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED COMMUNITIES FROM AFRICAN AND OTHER MINORITY GROUPS IN THE UK AND AFRICA, INCLUDING REFUGEES AND ASYLUM SEEKERS, IN SUCH A WAY THAT THEY ARE BETTER ABLE TO IDENTIFY, AND HELP MEET, THEIR NEEDS AND TO PARTICIPATE MORE FULLY IN SOCIETY. II) THE RELIEF OF POVERTY, SICKNESS AND DISTRESS PARTICULARLY AMONGST COMMUNITIES SUFFERING AS A RESULT OF AIDS, DISABILITIES, WAR AND FORCED MIGRATION THROUGHOUT THE UK AND OVERSEAS. III) THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION IN SUCH WAYS AND IN SUCH PARTS OF THE WORLD AS THE TRUSTEES MAY IN THEIR ABSOLUTE DISCRETION THINK FIT. IV) THE PROVISION OR ASSISTANCE IN THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE FOR RECREATION AND OTHER LEISURE TIME OCCUPATION WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE FOR THE BENEFIT OF SUCH PERSONS WHO ARE NEED OF SUCH FACILITIES BY REASON OF THEIR YOUTH, AGE, INFIRMITY OR DISABLEMENT, POVERTY OR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES.

Defined Area of Benefit:

UK AND AFRICA

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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