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About Us

ABOUT ONE UMMAH

One Ummah which translates to one nation, one world and one community was put together in the hopes and dreams of bringing the world’s communities together and uniting against poverty.

One Ummah is a non-profitable charity organisation that provides humanitarian assistance aid to those most in need around the world. Founded in the North of England by a group of dedicated people inspired by Islam with the desire to save lives. Our team and volunteers are from the heart of your communities helping you make a difference.

OUR MISSION

To put the true light of Islam in practise by tackling poverty, changing lives and answering the calls of those in need. To bring joy, dignity and honour back to our brothers and sisters in Humanity around the world. We aim to:

  • Respond to emergency disasters anywhere in the world and provide relief.
  • Develop innovative and sustainable solutions for individuals and communities living in poverty.
  • Tackle the root causes of poverty in any region and make positive changes.
  • To bring the light of Islam to individuals and communities around the world.

100% DONATION POLICY

We take the trusts of people very seriously and guarantee that every last penny we receive from you is spent supporting the cause/project you have donated towards. Meaning, if you donated for a water well, your money will only be spent on the delivery, construction, labour, contractors and materials required in building that well. Not a single penny will go towards administration, marketing or generating further funds, Alhamdulillah.

OUR VISION

A world that is free from poverty, starvation and water shortages, A world filled with justice, love, care and tarbiyyah. A world that enables and empowers each and every individual from anywhere in the world to reach their true potential, without being held back by the difficulties of poverty.

OUR VALUES

After years of dedicated Islamic work in mosques, universities, community programmes, Islamic education and events, our team has built a foundation with a strong Islamic ethos guided by Islamic values. We take the trusts (amanah) of the people very seriously and with great care. Here are some of our key principles:

Qur’an & Sunnah

The boundaries set by Allah in the Qur’an and the Prophetic example in the authentic Sunnah is what we strive to follow.

Ihsaan (Excellence)

We do our work to the best of our abilities, using the best methods and personnel. Seeking regular help and advice from professionals and partners.

Sincerity (Ikhlas)

Our work is for Allah’s sake alone with hopes of gaining His reward.

Transparency

We regularly showcase all of our work to our kind and generous donors from around the world, as well as our accounts, statistics and figures annually.

Unity

We aspire to bring communities together, Muslims and Non-Muslims, people of different faith and backgrounds & all walks of life in hopes of joining hands on our common goal of tackling poverty.

Trust

We take the trust (Amanah) of our donors very seriously & acknowledge that we will be held accountable for every penny in front of Allah (God).

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Our Team

Riszwan Rehman

Chief Executive Officer

Sabahat Hussain

Treasurer

Shaykh Wajid Malik

Trustee

Naquash Rashid

Trustee

Saqib Sattar

Trustee

Ahmed Saeed

Online Fundraising Manager

Uthmaan Mahmood

London Fundraising Manager

Ahmed Sherif

Finance Executive

Kaseem Ali

Campaigns Manager

Naveed Ahmed

Programmes Manager

Waseem Khan

UK Fundraising Director

Kamran Janjua

Filmmaker, Designer and Chief Editor

Riszwan Rehman

Chief Executive Officer

Sabahat Hussain

Treasurer

Shaykh Wajid Malik

Trustee

Naquash Rashid

Trustee

Saqib Sattar

Trustee

Ahmed Saeed

Online Fundraising Manager

Uthmaan Mahmood

London Fundraising Manager

Ahmed Sherif

Finance Executive

Kaseem Ali

Campaigns Manager

Naveed Ahmed

Programmes Manager

Waseem Khan

UK Fundraising Director

Kamran Janjua

Filmmaker, Designer and Chief Editor

Riszwan Rehman

Chief Executive Officer

Sabahat Hussain

Treasurer

Shaykh Wajid Malik

Trustee

Naquash Rashid

Trustee

Saqib Sattar

Trustee

Ahmed Saeed

Online Fundraising Manager

Uthmaan Mahmood

London Fundraising Manager

Ahmed Sherif

Finance Executive

Kaseem Ali

Campaigns Manager

Naveed Ahmed

Programmes Manager

Waseem Khan

UK Fundraising Director

Kamran Janjua

Filmmaker, Designer and Chief Editor

Riszwan Rehman

Chief Executive Officer

Sabahat Hussain

Treasurer

Shaykh Wajid Malik

Trustee

Naquash Rashid

Trustee

Saqib Sattar

Trustee

Ahmed Saeed

Online Fundraising Manager

Uthmaan Mahmood

London Fundraising Manager

Ahmed Sherif

Finance Executive

Kaseem Ali

Campaigns Manager

Naveed Ahmed

Programmes Manager

Waseem Khan

UK Fundraising Director

Kamran Janjua

Filmmaker, Designer and Chief Editor

Riszwan Rehman

Chief Executive Officer

Sabahat Hussain

Treasurer

Shaykh Wajid Malik

Trustee

Naquash Rashid

Trustee

Saqib Sattar

Trustee

Ahmed Saeed

Online Fundraising Manager

Uthmaan Mahmood

London Fundraising Manager

Ahmed Sherif

Finance Executive

Kaseem Ali

Campaigns Manager

Naveed Ahmed

Programmes Manager

Waseem Khan

UK Fundraising Director

Kamran Janjua

Filmmaker, Designer and Chief Editor

Ambassadors

Yusuf Chambers

Yusuf has travelled around the world with One Ummah since 2018 delivering emergency aid to thousands of people including the Rohingya in Bangladesh and the Syrians in Turkey and Lebanon.

Yusha Evans

Yusha is a famous da’ee and one of One Ummah’s supporters - travelling from the USA to the UK a number of times to fundraise for One Ummah’s life-saving campaigns.

Mohamed Hoblos

As one of the most recognised speakers in the world, Mohamed Hoblos has toured the UK on a number of occasions with One Ummah delivering life-changing lectures to the masses.

Abdul Rahim McCarthy

Abdul Rahim has toured the UK delivering beneficial reminders to Muslim communities and helping to support One Ummah’s fundraising.

Zahir Mahmood

Sheikh Zahir is an Islamic Scholar who is based in Birmingham. He has been a strong supporter of One Ummah’s activities and has fundraised for many campaigns in the past and present.

Belal Assaad

Belal is another Australian da’ee and Islamic Speaker. Having toured the UK with One Ummah at the end of 2019, he supported our projects and launched a fundraising campaign on our behalf.

Yusuf Chambers

Yusuf has travelled around the world with One Ummah since 2018 delivering emergency aid to thousands of people including the Rohingya in Bangladesh and the Syrians in Turkey and Lebanon.

Yusha Evans

Yusha is a famous da’ee and one of One Ummah’s supporters - travelling from the USA to the UK a number of times to fundraise for One Ummah’s life-saving campaigns.

Mohamed Hoblos

As one of the most recognised speakers in the world, Mohamed Hoblos has toured the UK on a number of occasions with One Ummah delivering life-changing lectures to the masses.

Abdul Rahim McCarthy

Abdul Rahim has toured the UK delivering beneficial reminders to Muslim communities and helping to support One Ummah’s fundraising.

Zahir Mahmood

Sheikh Zahir is an Islamic Scholar who is based in Birmingham. He has been a strong supporter of One Ummah’s activities and has fundraised for many campaigns in the past and present.

Belal Assaad

Belal is another Australian da’ee and Islamic Speaker. Having toured the UK with One Ummah at the end of 2019, he supported our projects and launched a fundraising campaign on our behalf.

Yusuf Chambers

Yusuf has travelled around the world with One Ummah since 2018 delivering emergency aid to thousands of people including the Rohingya in Bangladesh and the Syrians in Turkey and Lebanon.

Yusha Evans

Yusha is a famous da’ee and one of One Ummah’s supporters - travelling from the USA to the UK a number of times to fundraise for One Ummah’s life-saving campaigns.

Mohamed Hoblos

As one of the most recognised speakers in the world, Mohamed Hoblos has toured the UK on a number of occasions with One Ummah delivering life-changing lectures to the masses.

Abdul Rahim McCarthy

Abdul Rahim has toured the UK delivering beneficial reminders to Muslim communities and helping to support One Ummah’s fundraising.

Zahir Mahmood

Sheikh Zahir is an Islamic Scholar who is based in Birmingham. He has been a strong supporter of One Ummah’s activities and has fundraised for many campaigns in the past and present.

Belal Assaad

Belal is another Australian da’ee and Islamic Speaker. Having toured the UK with One Ummah at the end of 2019, he supported our projects and launched a fundraising campaign on our behalf.

Yusuf Chambers

Yusuf has travelled around the world with One Ummah since 2018 delivering emergency aid to thousands of people including the Rohingya in Bangladesh and the Syrians in Turkey and Lebanon.

Yusha Evans

Yusha is a famous da’ee and one of One Ummah’s supporters - travelling from the USA to the UK a number of times to fundraise for One Ummah’s life-saving campaigns.

Mohamed Hoblos

As one of the most recognised speakers in the world, Mohamed Hoblos has toured the UK on a number of occasions with One Ummah delivering life-changing lectures to the masses.

Abdul Rahim McCarthy

Abdul Rahim has toured the UK delivering beneficial reminders to Muslim communities and helping to support One Ummah’s fundraising.

Zahir Mahmood

Sheikh Zahir is an Islamic Scholar who is based in Birmingham. He has been a strong supporter of One Ummah’s activities and has fundraised for many campaigns in the past and present.

Belal Assaad

Belal is another Australian da’ee and Islamic Speaker. Having toured the UK with One Ummah at the end of 2019, he supported our projects and launched a fundraising campaign on our behalf.

Yusuf Chambers

Yusuf has travelled around the world with One Ummah since 2018 delivering emergency aid to thousands of people including the Rohingya in Bangladesh and the Syrians in Turkey and Lebanon.

Yusha Evans

Yusha is a famous da’ee and one of One Ummah’s supporters - travelling from the USA to the UK a number of times to fundraise for One Ummah’s life-saving campaigns.

Mohamed Hoblos

As one of the most recognised speakers in the world, Mohamed Hoblos has toured the UK on a number of occasions with One Ummah delivering life-changing lectures to the masses.

Abdul Rahim McCarthy

Abdul Rahim has toured the UK delivering beneficial reminders to Muslim communities and helping to support One Ummah’s fundraising.

Zahir Mahmood

Sheikh Zahir is an Islamic Scholar who is based in Birmingham. He has been a strong supporter of One Ummah’s activities and has fundraised for many campaigns in the past and present.

Belal Assaad

Belal is another Australian da’ee and Islamic Speaker. Having toured the UK with One Ummah at the end of 2019, he supported our projects and launched a fundraising campaign on our behalf.

FAQs

1 How can I donate?

Click the donate button at the top of this page, choose your appeal, the amount you’d like to donate and whether you want it to go out once or monthly.

2 Can I specify where my donation will go?

Yes, if you would like to donate towards a specific cause, choose from the “Appeals” section your favoured appeal and make your donation there, or just take your pick from the Appeals drop-down on the quick donate section.

3 Can I donate cash?

Yes, if you’d like to visit our Middlesbrough or Birmingham office, you are welcome to do so. You can find the details on the “Contact Us” page.

4 Will 100% of my donation go to the cause?

Yes, One Ummah operates a strict 100% donation policy meaning all of your funds will be used to help the needy.

5 Can I sign up as a volunteer?

We welcome volunteers of all ages and backgrounds. Please click the “Get Involved” tab at the top of this page and fill in your details, we will be in touch.