33 orphans are currently under our orphan care program. For the last three years, we have provided medication, school fees payment (including tuition, uniforms, books and transport subsidy), shoes and clothing including nutritional supplements and fortnight comprehensive medical checkups for these orphans. Orphans in our care feel healthy and cared for; you can help us to do more.
DIWA and the Islamic Education Trust led the Faith based Advocacy against Religious Extremism (FARE) for Peace project in 2015. Likewise, Thirty-one (31) Imams from 3 North Eastern States of Nigeria are currently undergoing the Imams Training Course in Empowerment and Peace Building (ITCEPB), jointly organized by DIWA and Da’wah Institute of Nigeria with support from Tony Blair Faith Foundation.
Our work in this area involves building water tanks, community wells, and rehabilitating borehole for poor communities. In rural areas where piped water does not exist, West African women and children are forced to walk 30-40 minutes every day to collect water from the nearest natural source(UNICEF / WHO, 2004). Water from such sources […]
Our capacity building programs have helped strengthened over 30 CBOs and Non-Profits in Nigeria and Liberia. DIWA conducted an operational and financial audit of IHSAN Foundation Sierra Leone, a major NGO in Sierra Leone We have also supported the strengthening of CBOs and Nonprofits through establishing networks of NGOs in Niger State, Nigeria; as well […]
We address educational imbalance by providing postgraduate scholarship assistance to students from low income families in order to fill their unmet financial need. Its mission is to increase postgraduate studies access among low income communities and underrepresented minorities. This program covers Nigeria, Liberia and Sierra Leone and has recorded over 88 beneficiaries.
We work with international and local partners to deliver lifesaving aids and we have reached over 15,000 families from marginalized communities in Nigeria, Liberia, Niger Republic and Cameroun. This project provides people from these vulnerable communities with vital relief from food sourcing. This year, life is not getting easier! If you know you will have […]
DIWA collaborates with Aisha Lemu Learning Initiative (ALLI) which is managed by staff of New Horizons College and New Horizons Nursery and Primary School; both owned by the Islamic Education Trust to educate Almajiri and street children by providing cost-free learning opportunities.
US$105/girl/month is enough to sponsor the tertiary education of a GIFTED student in Nigerian universities. This cost covers one academic year tuition, text books/ handouts allowance, hostel accommodation, one year daily sustenance allowance, monitoring and stakeholder evaluation, as well as quarterly progress report.
In 2014, DIWA in collaboration with its US-based partner, IHSAN Foundation for West Africa launched its Anti-Ebola campaign project in Liberia using public education—through a faith based approach to target the Muslim community in the country which was considered the second highest at-risk population.