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HSBC suddenly closed account for our charity helping people in Kenya

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

The situation is desperate as we can't get access to our funds I am treasurer of a smallish charity, Akamba Aid Fund, which has supported impoverished communities in Kenya for the last 21 years. We've built wells, dams, health clinics and schools and fund health insurance for 100 families. We now face closure because HSBC has suddenly terminated our bank account. Problems started in 2020 when we were told there would need to be a safeguarding review. I spent the ensuing months providing the information required. Then I received a pro forma letter stating our account would be closed unless...
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