About Us

The Aafiyah Project is a 501 (c) (3) health & wellness organization established to help disrupt health disparities experienced by minorities in the Washington DC metropolitan area, and begin to build a legacy of health and wellness in the community.

VISION

To achieve health equity and scholastic excellence among the minority and underserved in the DMV area and beyond.

MISSION

To embark on a holistic approach to “well-being” through health promotion and scholastic achievement for the minority and underserved in the Washington DC metro area.  Our Health promotion programs include mental health, maternal & child health, and community engagement in healthy lifestyle activities. Our Scholastic programs serve the underserved and socially disadvantaged students by virtue of our out-of-school clubs, summer camps, and STEM enrichment.

CORE VALUE

These include the universally shared values of Accountability, Community Service, and Ethical Conduct.

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Our promotion of “well-being” are carried out through health-promoting activities, innovative mentoring, education, and governance that reflect Islamic values and principles.

INTERIM ADVISORS
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Dr. Asiya

Foster

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Dr. Tariqah

Nuriddin

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Ms. Salimat

Gidado

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Ms. Doris "Amirah"

Opara

اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أَسْأَلُكَ الْعَافِيَةَ 

"ALLAHUMMA INNI AS' ALUKA AL-'AAFIYAH"

"O Allah, I ask you for Al-Aafiyah"

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Al-Aafiyah is an Arabic term that encompasses the well-being of an individual. It includes being in a state of good health, being safeguarded from afflictions, and having adequate sustenance.