WHO IS UMMAH CHARITY INTERNATIONAL?
Ummah Charity International (UCI) is a UK based international relief and development charity (registration no: 1146342) established in London in the year 2012. It was an initiative of a well-known UK-based Islamic scholar, Mufti Abdul Wahab. The charity organization was set-up with the sole purpose of providing relief to those who are needy and suffer due to poverty, injustice and scarcity of resources.
WHERE OUR FUNDS COME FROM?
All our funds come from private individuals, businesses, mosques and local organisations.
WHAT IS OUR SPENDING POLICY?
No, we work to help all the communities regardless of race, religion, gender and ethnicity.Although, we work in countries with a large Muslim population these are the countries affected drastically by natural disasters and conflict.
HOW CAN I GET INVOLVED?
There are so many ways to get involved, from hiking and raising awareness to fundraising for our events. Volunteering is a great way to develop your skills as well as supporting our fight against poverty. For more information please visit our volunteers page.
HOW DOES GIFT AID WORK?
You can Gift Aid your donation at no extra cost. Ummah Charity International can reclaim the basic rate tax from HM Revenue and Customs (25p for every £1 you donate). For example with Gift Aid, you can turn £20 into £25 or £100 into £125. All you have to do is make a Gift Aid declaration.
HOW DO I QUALIFY FOR GIFT AID?
If you’re a UK taxpayer (Income Tax and/or Capital Gains Tax) you can declare Gift Aid. For every £1 you donate to Ummah Charity International in a financial year, you must have paid 25p in Income or Capital Gains Tax in the same financial year to qualify for Gift Aid (Inheritance Tax, Council Tax and VAT do not qualify towards Gift Aid).
IS THERE A REFUND POLICY?
At Ummah Charity International we strive to provide an excellent service to all our supporters. However, under UK charity Law we are not obliged to provide a refund for donations unless a certain circumstance prevails. We understand that certain refund requests require further consideration but the final decision will be made solely upon the discretion of the UCI administration.
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