About our society
Al-Iman Society of Northamptonshire is a society established by Swahili speaking Muslims from Eastern part of Africa currently residing in this county of the United Kingdom.
The Society was established in 2001 and attained a charitable status in November 2006.
The aim of this society, among others, are to educate ourselves with proper Islamic teachings and guidance through Daawah (propagation) activities,, to support and help each others in our day to day activities as well as our religious duties , to raise our children according to proper Islamic upbringing, to protect our community from the challenging atmosphere and preserving and protecting Swahili speaking community and attaching them with their religion and culture through educational programs and social activities.
We aim to to educate, support and to raise awareness to the community, and to create a better social networks between the people through educational programs and social activities.
Our mission as Muslims is to live with a purpose of living as human beings, this means to worship And to live while observing the rule of our creator and remaining within the permitted boundries such as not causing corruption and injustice on the land and thus produce a community that lives in peace and harmony.
To support and actively involve the grassroots communities in sustainable community development for our secure future. Always “Our Community, Our Concern
Our Aim and Objectives
To effectively engage the society in Daawah activities and Educational programs as per the message in our Official logo – Daawah (propagation) and Knowledge.
The advancement of Islamic religion in accordance with the teachings of the holy Quran and the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad peace and blessings be upon him
The advancement of education generally, in particular but not exclusively religious education; and
To relieve financial hardship
The society also has other programmes as explained hereunder:
Training Programmes: – the society organizes different training programmes for women, youth in terms of the ethical religious and cultural subjects, business issues and other related tailor made programmes which are determined by the situation or members suggestions. These training sometimes are collaborated by other institutions local and international ones.
Religious and Cultural Research: - realize the importance of research and studies as an important tool towards sustainable development. The society intends to organise and facilitate research and study activities in collaboration with other organisations worldwide.
Consultancies and Advisories Services: - provides consultancies and advisory services to groups of young people, women, and community at large, other neighbouring communities, Non Governmental Organisations, Companies and other interested bodies in and outside Northamptonshire.
You can get involved by becoming
A member: for those who are interested in joining the society.
A Trustee: for those elected to become the custodians of our society.
A Contributor: for those interested in joining our bereavement fund contributory scheme.
A Sponsor: for those interested in providing one off or periodical financial support.
A Volunteer: for those interested in participating and supporting our charitable activities.
A Teacher: for those who have qualifications in dispensing educational duties.
A Student of knowledge: for those interested in learning (adults and children).