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MUHSEN (Muslims Understanding and Helping Special Education Needs)

Grant Type: Capacity Building

Duration: January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018

Organization Overview:

MUHSEN: Muslims Understanding & Helping Special Education Needs is a nonprofit umbrella organization serving the American Muslim community to establish a more inclusive “Special Friendly” environment for community members with all types of disabilities. MUHSEN advocates, educates, trains, and implements programs and services nationwide to improve access to masajid for disabled and special needs individuals, as well as acceptance and inclusion by the community in all aspects of their daily lives.

Request Overview:

MUHSEN seeks capacity building support to continue its landmark Masjid Certification program in addition to bolstering its work and training related to respite care and teacher certification for weekend school classrooms that meet special education needs.

Year founded: 2014

Location: Naperville, IL

Website: https://muhsen.org/