Annual Information Statement 2017

Legal Name
Africa Inland Mission Ltd.

Section A: Charity Information

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
Fundraising online
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Did the charity operate in the 2017 reporting period?
Main activity
Religious activities
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
This charity is about mobilising people, prayer and resources to help reach African people groups with the good news of Jesus Christ, and make His disciples. In the report year, 25 workers from Australia served full-term in Africa, including 4 new workers going to unreached people groups (UPGs) in 2016-17. Australians work among 12 African UPGs. About 741 people and 94 churches in Australia financially supported the ministry in the year, and increase of 1.5% and 38% respectively. This includes missionary, project and ministry financial support. More than 1,000 people support the ministry in prayer. Resources include The Australian organisation also oversees and coordinates mobilising entities in the Asia-Pacific including Hong Kong and New Zealand. See This organisation is transitioning to a company limited by guarantee in 2017-18 in Australia..
Main beneficiary
Overseas communities or charities
Other beneficiaries
  • Overseas communities or charities
  • People in rural/regional/remote communities
  • Other
    • Our ministry assists Australian Christians and churches to reach out to and engage with African ethnic people groups, living in Africa or around the world. Our priority is for African people groups unreached with the Christian message.
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2017 reporting period
  • New South Wales
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia
  • Other Countries
    • TCD
    • HKG
    • KEN
    • LSO
    • MDG
    • MOZ
    • NAM
    • NZL
    • RWA
    • SSD
    • TZA
    • UGA
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2018 period?

Section C: Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 21
  • Part time employees: 2
  • Casual employees: 0
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 0
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 22

Section D: Finance

Charity's 2017 reporting period
1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017
Accounting method used in the 2017 reporting period

Income Statement summary

Donations and bequests
Revenue from providing goods or services
Revenue from government including grants
Revenue from investments
Other revenue/receipts
Total revenue/receipts
Other income (for example, gains)
Total income/receipts
Employee expenses/payments
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
Other expenses/payments
Total expenses/payments
Net surplus/(deficit)

Balance Sheet Extract

Total assets
Total liabilities
Net assets/liabilites

Section E: Annual report

Note: If you want to see the financial report or annual report that this charity has submitted, go back to Financials & Documents.

Section F: Reporting to state or territory regulators

Is the charity an incorporated association?
Select the state/territory and enter the incorporated association number
NSW incorporated association number: Y1658604
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