American Student Ibrahim of the African American Islamic Institute talks about his spiritual journey to finding Islam and what he has learned so far studying Arabic in Medina Baye.
Teacher Sulaiman Diouf of the African American Islamic Institute explains how he came to become apart of the AAII family and his role as boarding school headmaster and computer class instructor.
AAII’s International Islamic Schools Program enables students from Africa, America, Europe and the Caribbean to experience spiritual, intellectual, physical and emotional growth during their time in Senegal, at the same time being prepared for re-entry into mainstream educational systems and universities throughout the United States, Europe and the Islamic world. Support in the academic subjects they require to facilitate their re-entry into educational systems upon their return home is provided by volunteer teachers from the United States and Europe. Franco phone African students are supported to learn English in preparation for higher education in the United States and institutions in other English-speaking nations. American students return to the United States having acquired language skills in Arabic, French and Wolof.AAII’s Education Program was honored by the World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations (WANGO) with its 2002 Education Award.
MEDINA BAYE CAMPUS
AAII is an international humanitarian Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), founded in 1988 in Medina Baye Senegal, West Africa by Shaykh Hassan Ali Cisse. Twelve of the seventeen nations in which AAII has Affiliates are located in sub-Saharan Africa.
AAII is committed to continuing the humanitarian work of Shaykh Hassan Ali Cisse. Shaykh Tidiane Ali Cisse, trusted adviser and brother of AAII’s Founder has been named President ofAAII. Shaykh Tidiane Ali Cisse is an accomplished Islamic scholar with a distinguished background in international business and diplomacy. Under his able leadership, AAII will continue to work with the Special Agencies of the United Nations and AAII’s strategic partners towards universal education, access to health care, empowerment of women, protection of children, alleviation of hunger and poverty and the promotion of peace.
We invite you to encourage friends and colleagues to learn about AAII and to join you in supporting our vital work in Africa with a generous, tax deductible contribution.
(Excerpt from from the offical African American Islamic Institute website www.AAII.info)
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