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African American Islamic Institute

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Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:

Economic and Social:
  • Agriculture
  • Children
  • Development
  • Education
  • Family
  • Food
  • Human Rights
  • Humanitarian Affairs
  • Micro-Credit
  • Population
  • Religion
  • Social Development
  • Statistics
  • Sustainable Development
  • Values
  • Water
  • Women
  • Youth

  • Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Education and training of women
  • Policy advice

  • Population:
  • Reproduction, family formation and the status of women

  • Social Development:
  • Indigenous issues
  • Poverty
  • Social policy
  • Youth
  • Geographic scope: International
    Country of activity:
  • United States of America
  • Ghana
  • Germany
  • Sweden
  • Benin
  • France
  • Burkina Faso
  • Niger
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Nigeria
  • Canada
  • Gambia
  • Millennium Development Goals:
  • Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
  • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  • Achieve universal primary education
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Reduce child mortality
  • Improve maternal health
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Develop global partnership for development
  • Mission statement:
    Year established:
    Year of registration: 1988
    Organizational structure: Affiliate has its own Board of Directors, with AAII’s President serving as its Chairman. The primary responsibility of each Board is to determine the policies and practices of the Affiliate in keeping with the moral and ethical teachings of Islam and to assure the fiscal accountability of the organization.
    Affiliation with NGO networks: AmeriCares (Distribution of AIDS medication and other pharmaceuticals), Voice of America (Support of Al Fayda Radio), US Doctors For Africa (Mobile Clinic for rural outreach), Children’s Chance (Pro Bono Medical Intervention)
    Funding structure:
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
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