SUMAE

(Unverified non-profit organisation)

SOCIETY FOR UNION OF MUSLIMS AND EMPOWERMENT (SUMAE ) informally started her operations in 2012 and it was registered as a Community Based Organization (CBO) on 2nd March 2014. She acquired her NGO status on 19th May 2016. It was established by a few committed Muslims who came together and acted positively towards dissemination of Da’awa through education in Uganda and its neighbouring countries.
Objectives: [Short term benefits (achievements)]
 Sensitizing youths and entire community about HIV/AIDS related problems;
 Propagating the true message of “Islam” and its love for peace, unity, tolerance, forgiveness and reconciliation which are totally controversial to the principles of terrorism.
 To collaborate with the government in support of issues including policy formulation, monitoring, and advocacy for the right based approach and right to help and support Muslims.
 Job Creation i.e. Establishment of self-help units, food production, brick laying, carpentry, juice production, tailoring, cosmetology, farming, crafts among others;
 Soliciting for funds, scholarships, bursaries, sponsorship, donations and grants for orphans, needy, elderly, HIV/AIDS victims, less privileged families and school dropouts.
 Training of project beneficiaries in areas of advocacy in peace, unity and development directly related to their needs and development objectives.
 Sensitizing the public about security and insecurity.
 To empower communities to effectively participate in activities that help in generating income for effective poverty eradication and promotion of human rights and rule of law.
 To offer variety of Islamic religious related activities in the communities as may be deemed necessary from time to time to cope with the ever changing world.
 To amalgamate or become associated with or enter into any agreement for reciprocal benefits or to co-operate or participate in any way or assist or subsidize any company or person carrying on or proposing to carry on business within the objects of the organization.
Objectives: [Long term benefits (achievements)]
 Other objectives rehabilitation and construction of bore holes, wells and other sources of water.
 Establishing Schools, Mosques, Hospitals, health centres, hostels and small scale industries and transportation.
 To collect Zaka fees, daily dues (sadaq), grants and donations from civil organizations which legally operate in both national and international levels
 To award certificates to members qualified in the Qur’an and traditions (proven legal ways [Sunnah]) of the prophet;
 To write, produce and publish books, newspapers, magazines, audio visual and any other form of document for the propagation of Islam.
 To fight against, combat, denounce and uproot innovations and atheism in Islam through teaching, preaching, seminars, workshop information sharing and exchange of ideas amongst Muslims.
SUMAE CORE VALUES:
I. Equity and justice
II. Honesty and transparency
III. Collective action and solidarity
IV. Accountability and integrity
V. Partnership, team work
VI. Empathy and innovations
What are the organization activities?
 Sensitizing youths and entire community about HIV/AIDS related problems;
 Propagating the true message of “Islam” and its love for peace, unity, tolerance, forgiveness and reconciliation which are totally controversial to the principles of terrorism.
 Job Creation i.e. networking with both national and international recruiting companies(agencies) thorough provision of professionals to those companies like; Electrical engineers, Civil engineers, architectural engineers, Plumbers, drivers, cleaners, Nurses, Teachers, waiters and waitresses among others.
 Establishment of self-help units, i.e. practical entrepreneurial skills, food production, brick laying, carpentry, juice production, tailoring, cosmetology, farming, crafts among others;
 Rehabilitation and construction of bore holes, wells.
 Soliciting for funds, scholarships, bursaries, sponsorship, donations and grants for orphans, needy, elderly, HIV/AIDS victims, less privileged families and school dropouts.
 Training of project beneficiaries in areas of advocacy in peace, unity and development directly related to their needs and development objectives.
 Establishing Schools, Mosques and health centers.
 Sensitizing the public about security and insecurity.
SUMAE has fundamental organs designed for effective oversight and management and sharing of experience. The governance structure contains Board of Directors who is responsible for the general direction and supervision of the activities and operations of the organization.

Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

Less than 500,000

Participant in relevant networks

Wakiso District NGO Forum, UANET Ugamda Muslim Aids Network, and Union of Muslim Council for East, Central and Southern Africa.

About this organisation

Partnership types

Standards and guidelines development; Project funding

Regions / countries / territories

Africa: Uganda

Global issues

Children, youth and family welfare; Education and training; Job creation and enterprise...show all (4)