According to UN, 80% of the of Tanzanian rural population lives on less than £20 a month and 34% (15 million people) lives on less than £7 a month, making it nearly impossible to purchase the most essential goods necessary to satisfy the very basic needs.
The average distance women in Africa must walk in order to collect water.

Half of the women lives in Africa are spent on fetching water only: it is lifeline for millions of women here.
tractor Project
Nearly 1 billion people worldwide are affected by severe hunger and poverty. Many are farmers who rely on small plots of land (about one to two acres) for their food and income. Our Tractor project help these farming families produce more food and increase their income.
Researches on livestock confirms that investing in smallholder farmers who own livestock in
rural Africa is a catalyst for economic growth Islamic Help provides livestock to families.
42% Children in Tanzania suffering from malnutrition.
The Tanzanian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare estimates that there are 3.1 million orphans and vulnerable children in Tanzania, of which only about 6% receives external support - Islamic Help has building unique, self-sustainable and self-sufficient orphan’s villages in Tanzania.

Our Recent Projects

Ramadan Food

In the blessed month of Ramadan, Islamic Help arrange massive food distribution across Tanga region for thousands of people, affected by extreme poverty and lack…..

Water Project

Nowhere else in the world is water more needed than in Africa.  6 KM- The average distance women in Africa must walk in order to collect water everyday- Source – WHRNET……

Orphans- Children Eco Village

The Children’s Eco Village is located in the Mkurunga district, just outside the capital Dares Salaam and near the small town of Kisemvule…..


Following the Sunnah of Ibrahim ‘aleyhis-salaam:Eid-ul-Adha is a time of celebration and sacrifice for Muslims when the noble acts of the Prophet Ibrahim (A.S) are commemorated. It is a time not only for enjoyment but to fulfill our religious obligations by distributing fresh meat to feed the poor and needy

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Islamic Help Profile

Islamic Help is a UK based International relief and development agency, established in 2003, working to alleviate the suffering of world’s poorest and most needy communities regardless of religion, race or nationality.

Islamic Help works in over 20 countries, and has been at the forefront responding to numerous disasters, emergencies, conflicts, refugees and other humanitarian crises around the globe.

Islamic Help Tanzania has been working since 2009 mostly in coastal regions of Tanga, Lindi, Mafia and Dar Es Salaam, in the areas of sustainable livelihood, agriculture and environment, water and sanitation, education, orphan care and building community infrastructure including mosques.

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Islamic Help Africa designs and implements projects with a sustainable development approach. This approach aims at building community capacities and empowering them to ensure long-term impact and sustainability of interventions. Interventions focus on community needs,local context, Islamic Help’s thematic priorities, technical capacity and availability of financial resources.

Islamic Help Africa mainly works with Village Councils, Ward Councils and Local Government. These community-led organizations enable the community to join together in dialogue to support positive change; participating in planning, decision-making and evaluation at the community, village or ward level. Formation of Self-Help Groups, Savings Groups, and Village Committee’s are also used as methods to mobilize communities and encourage their participation.


Mobilize and empower communities particularly women to actively participate in poverty reduction initiatives and gain access to sustainable livelihood, education, water, sanitation, food security and while maintaining environmental sustainability.



Through empowerment, people are able to make a difference in their lives and the society they live in.


We must be open in our work and share information with people we serve.


Each person has the right to live and be treated with dignity and integrity.


By understanding the needs of different people, we are able to provide the best services they require.

Compassion (Rahma)

We believe the protection and well-being of every life is of paramount importance and we shall join with other humanitarian actors to act as one in responding to suffering brought on by disasters, poverty and injustice.


We are accountable to people that we assist and God, for our actions.