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About Us

The Aafiyah Project is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization established to address health disparities experienced by Blacks/African American minorities in the Washington DC metropolitan area.


To achieve health equity and scholastic excellence among Black/African American minority and underserved groups in Prince George's County and beyond.


To embark on a holistic approach to “well-being” through health promotion and scholastic achievement for the minority and underserved population in the Washington DC metro area. 


These include universally shared values : Community, Service, and Ethical Conduct.

Our health 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.

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

اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أَسْأَلُكَ الْعَافِيَةَ 


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


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

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