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Care Link is an organisation that was formed in on 16th October 2004. Our primary function is to support the refugee community from Central Africa living in West Midlands (Rwanda, Burundi, D R Congo, Congo Brazzaville, Central African Republic) and offer a number of services to the community.

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Consolidated Income and Expenditure Account for the year ended 31 Dec 2005 (Unaudited)

1. Loans from Trustees 1,120
2. Grant from Home Office 3,500
3. Donation from local churches 520
4. Contributions from members 60
5. Sales of African Music 150
6. Exhibition Exhibition 300
7. Theatre (asking small contribution toward social events) 300
8. Savings 430
TOTAL 6,380
1. Hire of venues for trainings 0.00
2. Admin costs 400
3. Travel expenses 750
4. Training facilitation & consultation 0.00
5. Support activities 1,200
6. Rent 360
7. Mobile phones 240
8. Repairs costs 0.00
9. Volunteers expenses 300
10. Miscellaneous 200
11. Office equipment 1,780
TOTAL 5,230
Balance at 31 December 2005 1,150
  1. The accumulated balance on income and expenditure of £1,150 will be considered as income at January 2006 and will be used for running few program activities for the first semester of the year.
  2. Specific project as required by funding bodies, their expenditures have been separately reported according to the Funding policy.


Membership is open to individuals over eighteen or organisations who are approved by the Trustees.

The Trustees may only refuse an application for membership if, acting reasonably and properly, they consider it to be in the best interests of the Charity to refuse the application. There is a membership application available. A copy of this application may be requested by phoning our office on 0121 565 2612.

The Trustees will inform the applicant in writing of the reasons for the refusal within twenty-one days of the decision.

Once membership is approved, the details of the new member will be kept in our register of names and addresses of the members which is made available to any member upon request.

Charity information

Central Africa Refugee Link is a Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered in England No. 6218206 Charity Reg. No. 1109505.

Registered Office: Central Africa Refugee Link, 91 Hurst Road, Smethwick, Sandwell, West Midlands, B67 6LY, UK.

Tel/Fax: 0121 565 2612

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Care Link West Midlands was established  16th October 2004

We are not a grant making organization.