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Chess (Children's Health and Education Secured by Sponsorship)

A Registered Charity based in England

This organisation's identifier is GB-CHC-1048546 .
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Sponsors children through their education and provides medical treatment through three clinics in Mombasa Kenya. Supports students through university and assists with the relief of poverty through the provision of food and other basic necessities such as clothing etc. School uniforms and other essential school items also provided. Now funding building work for educational facilities.

Also known as

  • Chess (Children's Health and Education Secured by Sponsorship)

CCEW Charity number




NE38 8AA



Latest income

£368 (on )

This organisation record is based on data from Registered charities in England and Wales published by Charity Commission for England and Wales.

Chess (Children's Health and Education Secured by Sponsorship)



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Depending on the data source, location may describe the headquarters of the organisation rather than the area it operates in.

Area of operation outside the UK

  • Kenya

Registered Office in the UK

Chess (Children's Health and Education Secured by Sponsorship)


Themes and activities

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This organisation has been classified using different categories:

International Classification of Non-profit and Third Sector Organizations (ICNP/TSO)

ICNP/TSO categories have been automatically assigned from a machine learning model, as part of the UK Charity Classification project.

  • International activities G30

UK Charity Activity Tags

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  • Beneficiary group BE » Children BE102
  • Education ED
  • Education ED » Higher education ED103
  • Education ED » Schools ED106
  • Health HE
  • Health HE » Healthcare provider HE400
  • Social welfare SW » Clothes SW103
  • Social welfare SW » Individual poverty SW105
  • Social welfare SW » Food SW300

Theme (CCEW)

  • Education/training 102
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives 103
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty 105
  • Religious Activities 108

Beneficiaries (CCEW)

  • Children/young People 201

Activities (CCEW)

  • Makes Grants To Individuals 301
  • Provides Buildings/facilities/open Space 305

Scale of operation

  • Overseas

Chess (Children's Health and Education Secured by Sponsorship)


Charity financial history

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Year ending Income (£) Spending (£)
1995-08-10 Registered as a charity
2004-03-31 45,136 26,167
2005-03-31 52,519 37,231
2006-03-31 62,323 44,119
2007-03-31 71,768 83,858
2008-03-31 78,616 86,786
2009-03-31 82,082 109,423
2010-03-31 62,516 68,528
2011-03-31 46,817 47,169
2012-04-05 50,019 44,863
2013-04-05 44,275 47,575
2014-04-05 38,206 38,248
2015-04-05 32,220 32,159
2016-04-05 18,931 25,408
2017-02-28 368 5,635
Income and Spending
Funds and Reserves

Data on funds and reserves are only available for financial years where the charity's income was more than £500,000.

Chess (Children's Health and Education Secured by Sponsorship)


Data sources

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Charity Commission for England and Wales

Registered charities in England and Wales

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Last fetched from source: 2023-06-06

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