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AL-WALIY CHARITY FOUNDATION is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization located in Richmond, Virginia, United States of America with Federal Identification Number 923301987. Our primary focus is to relentlessly work towards improving spiritual and social wellbeing of the less-privileged communities in East Africa. We believe that the world together has a role to play in changing livelihoods for the less fortunate.

Mr. Mohammed Kasule, the founder of AL-WALIY CHARITY FOUNDATION narrates that the organization was started in remembrance of his late mother, Hajjat Yudayah Nankya, who lived as a single mother of seven. Just like most single mothers in East Africa, she struggled to raise us, put food on the table, getting us basic education, etc.… but one most important attribute she fought to instill in us all, was the aspect of loving and sharing whatever little we have with those in need. She fought tooth and nail to raise us up to be God fearing children, but most importantly those who cared for humanity. A service herself always aspired to do, up until the time her Creator took her soul in 2011 “May The Almighty forgive her, have mercy on her, provide her with salvation and forgive her shortcomings!

The Late Hajjat Yudayah Nankya Kasanafu
Amidst all the challenges and struggles she faced every other day in trying to provide for even her own children, she never wished to see any suffering child in the neighborhood. I remember as we grew up in our small, rented house in Nabweru, a suburb in the outskirts of Kampala, in Central Uganda, in the Eastern part of Africa, our home was always a center of unity for the whole village. ... Read More...

The Future

We hold on to The Almighty and see massive potential in the growth of the organization. We hope to strengthen our structure and replicate it in other parts of the world, in shaa Allah.

Why donate to us?

We are a professionally run and reputable organization, that is not just accountable to our donors but also to The Almighty Allah, as all our work and dealings are guided by the Islamic principles as per the teachings of the Quran and the Hadith of the Prophet (PBUH). Our management team is comprised of the elderly, religious leaders, the youth and women, with a Zero Tolerance Policy to corruption and misuse of donor funds, and readily accessible for any engagements from donors. All the donations made to any of AL-WALIY CHARITY FOUNDATION programs, are Tax Deductibles.

We are accountable to our donors through proper bookkeeping and have our financials annually audited by an independent auditor. Our team is continuously trained on best practices, and we always ensure background checks are conducted to the recipients of your donations before disbursement.


We aspire for a world where the global community tirelessly cares for the less privileged.


To empower and uplift the social wellbeing of the less privileged communities in East Africa, through support programs in quality education, healthcare, clean water, spiritual, and social activities.

Our Values

We are guided by the Islamic principles as per the teachings of the Quran and Hadith.


We leverage our honesty, integrity, and sincerity to maintain a strong donor community.


We strive to account for any penny contributed by our donors all around the world.


We strive to serve humanity irrespective of their ethnicity/race, gender, and or education background.

Meet Our Board Members

Sheik Ismael Abu-Shafic Lwasa

Chairman – Board of Directors


Religious Scholar, Theological Academic Supervisor, Imam, Community Leader, with over 15 years’ experience in Zakat Management