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What We Do

JAMIYAT est. 1962

Jamiyat is a registered charity with a mission of uniting communities to promote peace. It is a faith based charity which primarily serves the traditional mainstream Muslim community in the UK. The charity was first established by Pir Mahroof Hussain Shah in the 1960s and has now grown to more than 25 centres worldwide. The Charity represents a sufi Hanafi tradition of Islam as explained by Rumi, Hujwiri, Qushayri, Ghazali and Jilani r.a. The main focus of Jamiyat is advancing education and faith, celebrating respect and tolerance, peaceful co-existence and promoting values of citizenship, community cohesion and social harmony.

THE CHARITY’S METHOD OF OPERATION :

  •  provide advocacy/advice/information
  •  provide services in faith and education
  •  provide buildings/facilities/open space

SERVICES :

  • faith activities
  • the prevention or relief of poverty
  • the advancement of health or saving of lives
  • education/training
  • economic/community development/employment
  • general charitable purposes
  • overseas aid/famine relief
  • human rights/religious or racial harmony/equality or diversity

OUR BENEFICIARIES :

  • the general public/mankind
  • other charities or voluntary bodies
  • elderly/old people
  • children/young people
  • people with disabilities

JAMIYAT’s CHARITABLE OBJECTIVES :

  • the advancement of the faith
  • the advancement of education for the public benefit, in such ways as the trustees shall deem fit
  • to further of such other charitable purposes which may be charitable according to the law of England and Wales as the trustees see fit from time to time.