MECHANICS FOR AFRICA

Charity number: 1086333
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Governing document

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CONSTITUTION ADOPTED 04/02/2001 AS AMENDED ON 25/01/2012 AS AMENDED ON 25/01/2015

Charitable objects

A) THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION, BY ERECTING, FURNISHING, STAFFING, AND MAINTAINING BUILDINGS AND WORKSHOPS, AND EQUIPPING THEM WITH TRAINING AND TEACHING MATERIALS, TO BE USED FOR THE PURPOSES OF EDUCATING RESIDENTS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA AND IN PARTICULAR OF ZAMBIA OVER 16 YEARS OF AGE IN RESPECT OF 1) A TRADE OR PROFESSION IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT LIMITED TO MOTOR VEHICLE MECHANICS AND 2) PERSONAL AND SOCIAL SKILLS TOGETHER WITH MORAL, ETHICAL, AND RELIGIOUS LIFESTYLE CHOICES IN PARTICULAR AS TAUGHT BY CHRISTIANITY; AND B) THE RELIEF OF FINANCIAL HARDSHIP AND/OR POVERTY, BY THE AWARD OF ONE OR MORE PRIZES OR ONE OR MORE BURSARIES TO THOSE IN NEED TO ENABLE THEM TO UNDERTAKE THE ABOVE ADVANCEMENT, OR BY SUCH OTHER MEANS AS THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES SHALL FROM TIME TO TIME DECIDE. THE INCOME AND (AT THE DISCRETION OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES) THE CAPITAL OF MFA SHALL BE APPLIED SOLELY IN FURTHERING THESE OBJECTS.

Area of benefit

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SOUTHERN AFRICA AND IN PARTICULAR ZAMBIA