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Sandwell African Women Association (SAWA)

SAWA was set up to provide advice, support and training to disadvantaged African Women refugees and children from Sandwell. The group has four main programmes: Advice and Support, Community Development, Health Advocacy and Refugees and Migrants Forum.

Address details

Address
c/o First Floor, 130 Cape Hill
Postal Town
Smethwick
Postcode
B66 4PH

Organisation Contact Details

Phone
0121 649 0724
Phone other
07398 134 113
Email
info@sawa.org.uk
Charity Commission registration number
1166949

Contact Person Details

Contact Name
Mamy Zozo Makanzu
Role
Chairperson
Email
info@sawa.org.uk

Services

  • Advocacy
  • Arts, culture, sport and recreation
  • Cohesion and civic participation
  • Economic, social and community development
  • Education and research
  • Employment and training
  • Equalities
  • Health
  • Law, crime, human/civil rights and information
  • Voluntary and community organisations

Main Beneficiaries

Services focused on particular beneficiaries do not imply that they are offered exclusively to these persons only.

  • Specific Need or Circumstance

    • People of all specific circumstances
    • People who have disabilities (unspecified)
    • People who have physical disabilities (excluding sensory disabilities)
    • People who have sensory disabilities (sight, hearing, etc)
    • People who are housebound
    • People who have learning disabilities
    • People who have mental health problems
    • People who have terminal illnesses
    • People who have specific medical conditions/diseases
    • People who are socially excluded/isolated/lonely
    • People who are homeless/in housing need
    • People who are unemployed
    • People who are in financial need
    • People who are at risk or vulnerable
    • People who are bereaved
    • People who are leaving care/long-stay institutions (excluding prisons)
    • People who are asylum seekers/refugees
    • People who are offenders/ex-offenders
    • People who are Travellers
    • People who have substance abuse/addiction problems (alcohol, drugs, gambling, sex, etc)
    • People who are victims/survivors of physical/sexual/emotional violence
    • People who are victims/survivors of crime
    • People who are victims/survivors of man-made and natural disasters (war, famine, floods, fires, etc)
    • People who are students
    • People who are carers
    • People who are service/ex-service personnel
    • People who are from specific occupational/professional/trade groups
    • Other
  • Specific Faith Focus

    • People from all faiths / multi-faith / inter-faith people
    • Christian (including Church of England, Catholic, Protestant and all Christian denominations)
    • Buddhist
    • Hindu
    • Jewish
    • Muslim
    • Sikh
    • Animist
    • Humanist
    • Pagan (including witchcraft)
    • Agnostic / atheist / no religion
  • Sexual Orientation Focus

    • People of all sexual orientations
    • Heterosexual people
    • Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual people
  • Household

    • Single person households
    • All households
    • Households with children
    • Households without children
  • Gender Focus

    • All genders
    • Women
    • Men
    • Transgender people
  • Ethnic Focus

    • All Black or Black British people (including Caribbean, African and any other Black background)
    • All Mixed people (including White and Black Caribbean, White and Black African, White and Asian and any other Mixed background)
  • Age Focus

    • People of all ages
    • Children under 5 years
    • Children aged 5-11 years
    • Young people aged 12-16 years
    • Young people aged 17-18 years
    • Young adults aged 19-25 years
    • Adults aged 26-64 years
    • Older people aged 65 years and over

Organisation last updated: Thu, 6th October 2016

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