Annual Information Statement 2018

Legal Name
Africa Inland Mission Ltd.

About the charity

Other names charity is known by (such as trading name)
  • Africa Inland Mission;
  • former legal name: Africa Inland Mission International (Australia) Inc. (discontinued in 2018)
  • trading name (registered 2000) AIM International; (trading names discontinue in 2023.)
  • AIM;
Charity size
Is the charity an incorporated association?
Does the charity intend to fundraise in the next reporting period?
Select the state/territory where the charity intends to fundraise in the 2018 reporting period
NSW fundraising number: 16981
Basic Religious Charity

Activities and Beneficiaries

Did the charity operate in the 2018 reporting period?
Main activity
Religious activities
Main activities
International activities
International activities undertaken
  • Transferring funds or goods overseas
  • Operating overseas including delivering programs
Provide further details of the charity's international activities
Africa Inland Mission Ltd. mobilises and engages workers from Australia and the Asia-Pacific to serve in Africa and other overseas locations. This is done in partnership with Australian and Asia-Pacific churches. Workers serve within an alliance of similar organisations, called Africa Inland Mission International. These workers serve with a primary focus of making disciples of Christ among all African people groups. They may be engaged in teaching and making disciples; training African church leaders; mobilising Africans into mission; or providing support to those doing the first three activities.
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
1. Information about Africa Inland Mission Ltd. (AIM) can be found on
2. We partner with Australian churches to send workers to Africa or to work with Africans in other locations. In 2018 we had 61 partner churches helping financially supporting 21 full-term Australians (serving more than 12 m). Three short-termers from Australia served in 2018 ( serving up to 1 year.
3. We promote prayer to foster making disciples among African peoples. About 5,549 people in Australia and New Zealand receive prayer information. We also promote
4. In Australia there were 481 individuals or non-church entities helping financially support Australian workers through AIM. General donations and project support came from 123 people in Australia.
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2018 reporting period
  • New South Wales
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia
  • Overseas / outside of Australia
  • Other Countries
    • Chad
    • Hong Kong
    • Kenya
    • Lesotho
    • Madagascar
    • New Zealand
    • Rwanda
    • South Sudan
    • Tanzania
    • United Republic of
    • Uganda
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2019 period?
Changes planned
Africa Inland Mission Ltd. is now a company limited by guratneee and intends to widen its company membership in 2019. In line with its constitution, indiivdiuals or enitites that support the purpose, and uphold the statement of faith can apply. An online application process and membership fee are proposed. Interested people can contact E:
Main beneficiary
Overseas communities or charities
Other beneficiaries
  • People from a culturally and linguistically diverse background
  • People in rural/regional/remote communities

Annual report

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Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 16
  • Part time employees: 7
  • Casual employees: 0
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 19
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 30

Financial Reporting

Charity's 2018 reporting period
1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018
Type of financial statement
General purpose financial statements - reduced disclosure regime
Financial report consolidated with more than one entity?
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?

Income and Expenses

Comprehensive Income Statement summary

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Balance Sheet extract

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