CharityDetail

Islington Somali Community

What it does
    Islington Somali Community provides: advice, information and guidance, youth project, elderly project, Refugee Crisis Intervention project, workshops on different areas and work club
Who it helps
  • Children/young People
  • Elderly/old People
Sector(s) covered
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Education/training
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
  • Amateur Sport
Where it operates
  • Islington
How it's governed
  • UK Charity, number: 1136720
  • First registered on 05/07/2010
Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Filed on
31/03/2018 £108,006 £107,676 £330 21/12/2018
31/03/2017 £87,952 £81,105 £6,847 03/10/2017
31/03/2016 £69,434 £66,708 £2,726 15/11/2016
31/03/2015 £79,786 £79,069 £717 30/11/2015
31/03/2014 £100,414 £91,148 £9,266 21/10/2014
31/03/2013 £78,082 £91,148 -£13,066 28/01/2014
31/03/2012 £74,917 £94,071 -£19,154 30/08/2012
31/03/2011 £123,035 £143,657 -£20,622 16/08/2011
Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 2 grant making charities totalling £134,150

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£62,075
30/09/2018
Greater London Authority ISC Links will engage with young Somalis at risk living in Islington. Many will have dropped out of education and none will be participating in any kind of sport. The project offer positive opportunities to take part in weekly sports activities as a way of divert them from anti-social activities including gangs and drug use. The project will show the young people how to use their time productively. ISC Links will boost fitness, teamwork and leadership skills. The project will include a Job Club with mentoring support from other young people in order that participants progress into training and employment.
£62,075
30/09/2018
Greater London Authority ISC Links To engage young Somalis at risk of anti-social activity and isolation in weekly sports activities to improve fitness, team work and leadership skills. The project will include a Job Club with mentoring support from other young people to encourage progress into training and employment.
£10,000
02/04/2017
National Lottery The funding will be used to build capacity for the organisation’s volunteer base and provide engagement activities that focus on supporting older people from the Somali community who are isolated. The project aims to improve the way in which the group meets the needs of its service users.
Governance
Trustees (8)
  • Alawi Sharif
  • Fadhiya Elmi
  • Udbi Abati
  • Essa Ali
  • Mr Egal
  • Mohamed Yusuf
  • Bashir Nur
  • Fardowsa Omar
Main office

225 -229
SEVEN SISTERS ROAD
LONDON
N4 2DA

Objectives

A TO PROMOTE THE BENEFIT OF THE INHABITANTS OF THE LONDON BOROUGH OF ISLINGTON AND THE SOMALI PEOPLE IN PARTICULAR WITHOUT DISTINCTION OF SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, RACE OR POLITICAL, RELIGIOUS OR OTHER OPINIONS BY ASSOCIATING TOGETHER THE SAID INHABITANTS AND THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES, VOLUNTARY AND OTHER ORGANISATIONS IN A COMMON EFFORT TO ADVANCE EDUCATION AND TO PROVIDE FACILITIES IN THE INTERESTS OF WELFARE FOR RECREATION AND LEISURE TIME OCCUPATION WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING CONDITIONS OF LIFE FOR THE SAID INHABITANTS B TO ESTABLISH, OR SECURE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A COMMUNITY CENTRE AND TO MAINTAIN AND MANAGE THE SAME (WHETHER ALONE OR IN CO-OPERATION WITH ANY LOCAL AUTHORITY OR OTHER PERSON OR BODY) IN FURTHERANCE OF THESE OBJECTS C THE RELIEF OF POVERTY, SICKNESS AND DISTRESS AND THE RELIEF OF THE DISABLED AND ELDERLY