Finance Score: 4
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 6
  • Poor Liquidity: -1
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Overall weighted support: +6
Overall GiG Score: 16 ?

KIDS CLUB KAMPALA 

Kids Club Kampala is helping vulnerable kids in the slums of Uganda to survive and thrive. Providing for both their immediate needs and strengthening their futures through educating, feeding, protecting, and skilling.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received backing from several prominent grant makers recently
  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • Fundraising costs are unusually low relative to funds raised
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of gender and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • Over half the Board have joined recently

Financial issues to consider:

  • Liquidity appears to have been slender at the latest year end

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
31/12/23£666£722£-56£6£66£300.5620
31/12/22£604£760£-156£5£122£891.4620
31/12/21£577£452£124£12£278£1814.8550
31/12/20£466£374£91n/an/an/an/an/a12
31/12/19£322£334£-11n/an/an/an/an/a50
31/12/18£269£251£18£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/17£258£239£19£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/16£231£222£10£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/15£175£159£16£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/14£108£100£8£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 1.1%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 0.9%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 32%
Liabilities/Income: 5%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 46%
Reserves/Spending: 0.5 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 1 months
Quick Ratio: 2.4
Asset Split ?
Established: 11 years

www.kidsclubkampala.org

info@kidsclubkampala.org

07971601154

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UN SDGs
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How you can help
Listed activities
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • Overseas Aid/Famine Relief
  • Recreation
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • International education & child welfare
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Ireland, Uganda,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Other Defined Groups

Who supports 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.

Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Brian Mercer Trust - Grant to Kids Club Kampala
£12,900 13/07/2022
12
Funding independent evaluation of charity's work in Uganda
Brian Mercer Trust - Grant to Kids Club Kampala
£45,000 13/04/2022
Unrestricted grant for work with children and families in Uganda
Charles Hayward Foundation - Grant to Kids Club Kampala
£15,000 28/02/2022
Skills training project for 100 women in the slums of Kampala
Brian Mercer Trust - Grant to Kids Club Kampala
£15,000 15/04/2021
12
Food handouts, schooling, training etc in Kids Club in slums of Kampala

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (9)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 17/06/2013, number: 1152451
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Conflicting interests
  • Engaging external speakers at charity events policy and procedures
  • Financial reserves policy and procedures
  • Internal charity financial controls policy and procedures
  • Internal risk management policy and procedures
  • Investing charity funds policy and procedures
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
10 returns made; all on time
Main office

148 WITTON LODGE ROAD
BIRMINGHAM
B23 5AP

Objectives

THE OBJECTS OF THE CIO ARE,FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT:-4.1.THE PREVENTION AND/OR RELIEF OF POVERTY IN PARTICULAR(BUT WITHOUT LIMITATION)BY PROVIDING GRANTS,ITEMS AND SERVICES TO INDIVIDUALS AND COMMUNITIES IN NEED PRINCIPALLY(BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY)IN UGANDA;4.2.THE PREVENTION AND/OR RELIEF OF POVERTY IN PARTICULAR(BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY)BY PROVIDING OR ASSISTING IN THE PROVISION OF EDUCATION,TRAINING,HEALTHCARE PROJECTS AND ALL THE NECESSARY SUPPORT DESIGNED TO ENABLE INDIVIDUALS PRINCIPALLY(BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY)RESIDING IN UGANDA TO GENERATE A SUSTAINABLE INCOME AND BE SELF-SUFFICIENT;AND4.3.TO ADVANCE IN LIFE AND RELIEVE THE NEEDS OF YOUNG PEOPLE PRINCIPALLY(BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY)IN UGANDA IN PARTICULAR(BUT WITHOUT LIMITATION)THROUGH THE PROVISION OF RECREATIONAL AND LEISURE TIME ACTIVITIES PROVIDED IN THE INTEREST OF SOCIAL WELFARE,DESIGNED TO IMPROVE THEIR CONDITIONS OF LIFE AND PROVIDING SUPPORT AND ACTIVITIES WHICH DEVELOP THEIR SKILLS,CAPACITIES AND CAPABILITIES TO ENABLE THEM TO PARTICIPATE IN SOCIETY AS MATURE AND RESPONSIBLE INDIVIDUALS.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase

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