This is a private webpage for Advantage Africa's Trustees only. It has been created to help with trustees' induction and as a point of access for useful resources. Please contact Andrew if you have any difficulties opening the files or any links appear broken. Thank you.


Documents from our meeting on 5th February 2019

Minutes with updates to 1st May 2019
Risk Register 25th January 2019

Documents from our meeting on 22nd October 2018

Kenya Projects Overview
Uganda Projects Overview
Strategic Plan Briefing
Minutes with Updates to 26th Oct
Risk Register 26th Oct
(other documents, including financial reports, were emailed on 24th Oct)


Documents on being a trustee

Trustee job description and person specification
Advantage Africa Trustees' Code of Conduct
Charity Commission The Essential Trustee
Charity Commission Trustee Welcome Pack
Charity Governance Code for Smaller Charities
Slides from FSI Good Governance Webinar


Links to other sources of information on governance

Small Charities Coalition
Charity Excellence Framework
Know How Non Profit Governance page
Charities Aid Foundation Trustees' Page
Association of Chairs Resources for Chairs

Links and documents on Advantage Africa

Who's who (still under construction)
Map of Projects
Memorandum and Articles of Association
Memorandum and Articles of Association - Summarised
Strategic Plan 2015-2018
Annual Report and Accounts


Organisational policies

Disciplinary and Grievance Procedure
Equal Opportunities and Diversity Policy
Guidelines for Visitors to Projects
Guidelines on Health Provision for Partners
Guidelines on Travel Safety
Guidelines on Funding Outside Core Programme
Policy on Financial Stewardship and Security
Protection Policy for Children and Vulnerable Adults
Statement of Ethical Intent
TOIL Policy
Training Policy
UK Health and Safety Policy
Conflict of Interest Policy
Corruption Policy
Data Protection Policy
Triggers for Reducing Reserves
Note on Trustees' expenses
(Finance Policy to be rewritten in 2019)



These videos provide an enjoyable introduction to our Patron Martyn Joseph:

Mostly Rock 'n' Roll interview
Mostly Rock 'n' Roll interview part two