WHO WE ARE

The National Muslim Council of Tanzania (BAKWATA) is a well-established faith-based Islamic organization registered since 1968 and a premier Muslim umbrella organization recognized in Tanzania and International.

BAKWATA in promoting unity, peace and harmony work together with other faith groups as well as local and national government organizations to achieve the following programs:

bakwata Use religious teachings to promote sustainable environmental management and sustainable use of natural resources and other environmental issues

bakwata Mainstream environmental education into the curriculum

bakwata Use extra curriculum activities to promote environmental protection and promote alternative technology


Our Mission, Vision And Core Values

Mission

To be an exemplary and unifying Islamic Organization that unites all Muslim in Tanzania spiritually and contributes to the betterment of the Muslim Community and Society at large

Vision

To promote proper understanding of Islam that is based on the Holly Qur’an, Sunnah and other new developing Laws in Islam to all Tanzanians. It is our hope that Insh’ allah, BAKWATA will empower Muslims to understand well the World and life after death.

Core Values

We remain guided by the timeless values and teachings of the Qur’an and the Prophetic Sunnah, most specifically in Sincerity, Excellence, Compassion, Social Justice and Custodianship

  • Sincerity (Ikhlas) – In responding to poverty and suffering, our efforts are driven by sincerity to God and the need to fulfill our obligations to humanity
  • Excellence (Ihsan) – Our actions in tackling poverty are marked by excellence in our operations and the conduct through which we help the deserving people we serve
  • 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
  • Social Justice (Adl) – Our work is founded on enabling people and institutions to fulfill the rights of the poor and vulnerable. We work to empower the dispossessed towards realizing their God-given human potential and develop their capabilities and resources
  • Custodianship (Amana) – We uphold our duty of custodianship over Earth and its resources, and the trust people place in us as a humanitarian and development practitioner to be transparent and accountable

WHAT WE DO

RELIGIOUS TEACHINGS

Use religious teachings to promote sustainable environmental management and sustainable use of natural resources and other environmental issues

ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION

Mainstream environmental education into the curriculum

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Use extra curriculum activities to promote environmental protection and promote alternative technology

TEACHING LOVE AND HARMONY

Use religious teachings to teach and spread the word of love, harmony and good values among the society

Contact Us

Address

P.O.BOX 21422,
Dar es Salaam

Call Us

General secretary : Nuhu Jabir Mruma

+255717082543 / +255754453200

Chief Accountant : Mwenda Said Mwenda

+255717011207 / +255620820630

Email Us

info@bakwata.or.tz

muftitanzania@bakwata.or.tz
secretarygeneral@bakwata.or.tz

Working Hours

Mon - Thu: 8:00AM to 4:00PM
Saturday: 8:00AM to 2:00PM

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