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Who we are

About Us

Ummah Support Initiative (USI), is a faith-based organization (FBO) established in 2003 and registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC/ITNO. 21447) in July 2006. We are also registered with the National Planning Commission (NPC), Nigeria.

USI has a strategic focus of providing health interventions in the communities by working with volunteers to mitigate the impact of poverty, especially as it affects Street Children, Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC), Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), women and youths in poor and underprivileged communities in Nigeria.

Make a Difference Today

Support the Ummah Support Initiative's vital mission in providing health interventions and alleviating poverty among Street Children, Orphans, Vulnerable Children, Internally Displaced Persons, women, and youths in Nigeria's underserved communities.

Every contribution, no matter how small, makes a significant impact.


Monitoring and Evaluation

Ummah Support Support (USI) and Development Data Science Consultants are jointly providing Monitoring and Evaluation services to Universal Basic Education with support from Islamic Development Bank for the Bilingual Education Project (BEP) in the following states, Adamawa, Borno, Niger,, Osun, Kwara Nassarawa Kaduna, Gombe and Kano respectively.




To support undeserved populations especially Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) and contribute to reduction of extreme poverty in hard to reach communities


Our Vision

To See a Healthy, developed and Progressive Community


Our Mission

To enable communities enjoy positive changes by use of advocacy and development driven interventions to support under-privileged and other vulnerable groups in the society, especially Orphans.


Meat sharing during Sallah by the Ummah Support Initiative in collaboration with Turkiye

Training of Training (ToT) by UNODC on Substance Abuse - Uyo, Nigeria

Feeding the Poor Children Project: Assalam - Alaykum We are able to feed these children in Sabon Wuse, Niger State because you donated, we thank you so much. May Allah reward the donors abundantly. Most of the children are eating an egg because of your kind donation.

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The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says Nigeria still has the highest number of out-of-school children in the world, with 60 per cent of the children located in Northern Nigeria. Francesco Bonomo, Education Specialist at UNICEF’s Regional Office in West and Central Africa joins CNBC Africa from Liberia for this discussion.


June- December 2016: Ummah Support Initiative in partnership with ONE Campaign carried out the following in Seven Northern States. ONE awarded a grant in the tune of $15,000 to Ummah support Initiative (USI) in an MoU partnership agreement to implement the ONE Campaign initiative in 7 states of Nigeria (Abuja, Sokoto, Niger, Nasrawa, Kano, Bauchi and Borno).

  • Conduct targeted advocacy to grassroots stakeholders (Imams, Traditional Titleholders, Women Leaders & other Youth Leaders) as identified in various focal states
  • Develop, adopt & print One campaign messages in locally appropriate languages.Support grassroot campaigns in various locations (mosques, markets, religious gatherings & Islamic meeting fora) towards mobilizing support for signing petitions