intro dawateislami

By the grace of Allah, Dawat-e-Islami is a renowned global peaceful Islamic, non-political organization working to convey the message of Quran and Sunnah. It is committed to promote education and authentic religious guidance amongst humanity and a true peaceful and beautiful picture of Islam. The aim of Dawat-e-Islami is to achieve personal and collective harmony based on the below mission statement: “I must strive to reform myself and the people of the entire world”.

Dawat-e-Islami was established in 1981 by his Eminence Hazrat Molana Muhammad Ilyas Attar Qadri, a truly inspirational, far-sighted and visionary individual who has changed the lives of millions across the world by giving them a purpose of life portrayed by Islam and making them constructive and valuable members of the wider society.

Dawat-E-Islami UK

Dawat-e-Islami was formed in the city of Karachi (Pakistan), where its headquarter is situated and is a centre for spiritual teachings. Due to the sincerity and diligence of the honourable founder, the peaceful message of Dawat-e-Islami has now reached across the world and is being welcomed with open arms to the extent that it has received recognition for its work from various governments across the globe. Dawat-e-Islami is recognised and registered as a charitable educational organisation in the many Western countries too such as America, UK, Canada and also in South Africa.

Message of Dawat-e-Islami was reached in the UK in early 1990. It continued its mission to spread the word of Islam through its call to righteousness. Later on 03rd May 2005, it was formally incorporated. Dawat-E-Islami UK’s Head Office is- Cannon Street, Bolton, England, BL3 5AP and its registered charity number is- 1110114.

Services of Dawat-E-Islami UK

It was the in depth vision of Ameer Ahle Sunnah Molana Muhammad Ilyas Qadri that Dawat-e-Islami from the very early days of its inception started to develop various departments to divide different tasks by setting up specialized departments to look after individual matters. This promotes efficiency thorough division of work and enhances specialization.

All departments have their own work methodologies and policies. Clear authority levels and proper checks and balances are in place to ensure performance. It is currently serving in more than 100 departments focused on spiritual, educational and social reform by its ‘Call towards righteousness’. This same sky high vision and standards of the founder of Dawat-E-Islami are working success-leading guidelines for Dawat-E-Islami UK.

Madani Channel

Programs on Madani Channel are based on religious, ethical and social reformation of human character; focusing on Islamic belief system and jurisprudence, harmonizing worldly affairs with religion, socio-economic reforms and healthy lifestyle.

Dawat-E-Islami UK believes in using modern tools and technologies for getting across the message of love peace and harmony. A 24/7 satellite and IP TV channel (Sky747) providing educational and social guidance based on Islamic virtues for humanity across the world. Madani Channel English is broadcasted in the UK on SKY platform.

To cover wider audience of UK’s multicultural and multilingual society, Madani Channel Urdu and Madani Channel Bangladesh is also available to watch on internet/Madani Channel mobile application.

Centres of Dawat-E-Islami UK

Dawat-E-Islami UK has expanded its valuable works intensely for the religious needs of UK’s Muslim population in specific. Currently Dawat-E-Islami UK has over 50 centres alone in the UK. Most of them are Masajid and community centres in order to meet the religious needs of Muslims across the country. Nearly all the main cites of UK have centres of Dawat-E-Islami UK which include, London, Southend on Sea, Slough, Luton, Birmingham, Leicester, Nottingham, Walsall, Dudley, Darby, Bristol, Newport, Stoke on Trent, Coventry, Bradford, Manchester, Leeds, Bolton, Preston, Blackburn, Oldham, Burnley, Burry, Rochdale, Sheffield, Rotherham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Halifax, Middlesbrough, Accrington, Stockton-On-Tees, East Kilbride and Glasgow.

These centres are not only serving Muslims in order for them to meet their religious needs but also working hard to educate true Islamic teachings to our upcoming generations. Their moral upbringing and character building is also part and parcel of its targets. These centres hold different events on different occasions to keep our youngsters busy in constructive/learning activates. These events also tackles burnings issues like knife crime and drugs so as to keep youngsters away from such harmful activities.


Dar-ul-Madinah is one of the departments of Dawat-e-Islami in which Islamic education as well as modern educational subjects are taught side by side to pupils from Primary to Higher levels. It was setup in 2011 with its first campus in Karachi, Pakistan. As of today it has established 38 campuses in cities of various countries with an enrolment of more than 8,000 students with nominal fee structure to accommodate families with limited financial resources.

Dawat-e-Islami UK is always taking every opportunity for the educational growth of our forthcoming generations. It strongly believes that alongside religious education our children need to be well educated with modern studies and sciences. Hence it has established its institutions based on Islamic schooling system by the name of Dar-ul-Madinah UK in different cities of United Kingdom.


Dawat-e-Islami UK is always taking every opportunity for the educational growth of our forthcoming generations. It strongly believes that alongside religious education our children need to be well educated with modern studies and sciences. Hence it has established its institutions based on Islamic schooling system by the name of Dar-ul-Madinah UK in different cities of United Kingdom.

Currently, Madrasa-Tul-Madinah has 2,500 branches with approximately 150,000 boys and girls studying free of charge in these institutions. Following are the facts of Madrasa-Tul-Madinah in UK.

• Total Number of Madrasa-Tul-Madinah in UK: 27 • Total Number of Pupils: 3556 • Number of Boys: 1994 • Number of Girls: 1562

Madrassa-Tul-Madinah Online

Those parents in the UK who want to educate their children with authentic knowledge of the holy Quran and Sunnah from the comfort of their own homes, they can do so by using Dawat-e-Islami’s Madrassa-Tul-Madinah Online services.

Dawat-e-Islami has setup various centres where highly qualified multi-lingual teachers deliver one-to-one lessons online to students living in different countries including America, Australia, UK and various European countries for a very nominal fee.


Jamia-Tul-Madina (Islamic University) provides extensive courses for students training to become Islamic scholars (Ulama). These full time courses range from 5 to 8 years study. Students are also provided accommodation and food free of charge for the duration of the course and are not charged any tuition fees either.

The Jamia-Tul-Madinah curriculum consists of Arabic Grammar, logic, inheritance laws, Islamic jurisprudence, hadith studies, Quranic commentary, rhetoric and philosophy

Approximately 30,000 students (male and female) are studying in 5,290 branches of Jamia-Tul-Madinah in various countries across the world, including branches in South Africa, Bangladeshi and the United Kingdom.

Dawate-e-Islami UK felt the need to produce English speaking Imams and learned Islamic scholars who can better communicate the message of Islam to our forthcoming generations in the UK and can also help to solve matters of common Muslims in their day to day life. Following are the facts of Jamia-tul-Madinah in UK.

• Total Number of Jamia-Tul-Madinah in UK: 06 • Total Number of Students in Various Jamiatul Madina: 304 • Number of Male Students: 220 • Number of Female Students: 107

Many more institutions are in pipeline for both male and female students across the UK.

Welfare and Dawat-e-Islami UK

Our donors have a great trust on us and their generous donations are used to the areas where they are specified by them under the light Islamic laws.

Apart from religious and educational services, Dawat-e-Islami UK has always been at forefront to help and support in the field of welfare. Our workers and volunteers reach to needy in case of natural disasters like flood or earthquake.

In the past years Dawat-e-Islami UK greatly supported to the people who were affected by earthquake and flood in Pakistan. It also helped those Muslims who were forced to migrate from Myanmar to Bangladesh and IDPs in Pakistan who were temporarily displaced due to security measure in their areas. Muslims and needy are fed throughout the year. Water pumps are established where needed. Medical help is also provided to some restricted scale.

Madani Qafilah

Madani Qafilah is a frontline department of Dawat-e-Islami which persuades Islamic brothers to travel away from their homes to learn the fundamental knowledge of Islam and to impart it to others. If anyone wants to see the mission of Dawat-e-Islami in action they should participate in Madani Qafilah.

Madani Qafilah participants (at least 7) usually stay in Masjid(s) for the duration of the Madani Qafilah where they have the opportunity to pray five times a days with Jama’at (congregational prayer), learn a great deal of obligatory Islamic knowledge as well as invite local Islamic brothers to come and learn the teachings of Islam.

Madani Qafilah(s) travel for 3, 12 or 30 days from town to town, city to city and also internationally to spread the message of Islam and impart Islamic knowledge. You can contact us if you want to join these learning sessions in UK as many Madani Qafilahs travel across the country and other parts of the world too from UK.

Madani Inama’at

To enable Muslims to spend their days in good deeds and refrain from committing sins, Ameer Ahle Sunnat Hazrat Molana Ilyas Qadri devised a booklet to reflect upon how an Islamic brother, sister or a child has spent their day by answering short questions. These questions are called Madani Inamaat and so is the department looking after its performance and other related matters.

There are 72 Madani Inamaat for Islamic brothers, 63 for Islamic sisters and 40 Madani Inamaat for children. These small booklets are available in many languages including English language. This can be downloaded free from our website too. A user friendly Madani Inama’at mobile application has also been developed.

Prisoner Reform

The Representatives of this department of Dawat-e-Islami are tasked with the job of going into various jails/prisons and spending time with prisoners of different backgrounds. The aim for such meetings being the reformation of prisoners in such a way that when they are released from prison they can live as law-abiding citizens who will make a positive contribution to society. Many ex-convicted criminals have now been reformed through the efforts of Prisoner Reform department of Dawat-e-Islami and are now contributing positively to their respective societies.

Dawat-e-Islami also arranges courses for prisoners by means of which they can gain basic education and life skills which helps them stay away from crime and misconduct upon release. Many of them have joined Dawat-e-Islami in its noble cause and now actively volunteer for Dawat-e-Islami.

This department of Dawat-e-Islami UK has also few successful stories where ex-convicted criminals have changed and are living as law abiding citizens of United Kingdom.

Department for Special Persons

This department of Dawat-e-Islami helps those with disabilities such as deaf and blind, etc. It helps by giving them the opportunity to gain education along other opportunities to progress in their lives and be a helping part of this society.

Sign language courses are arranged for Dawat-e-Islami representatives/volunteers to learn sign language so that they can cater for the needs of disabled Islamic brothers and reach out to this section of society effectively.


One of the significant departments of Dawat-e-Islami having its distinguished value in propagation of Islam by publishing informative Islamic literature written by renowned scholars of Islam and those written by the honorable Sheikh Muhammad Ilyas Qadri. Maktaba-Tul-Madinah has its branches setup in many countries to cater for the needs of Muslims understanding different languages. Maktab Tul Madina also has an online store for convenience of online buyers with home delivery service to any destination in the world.

Dawat-e-Islami UK has an online store too- many book in English language on various topics are available

Any printed books that are sold are to cover the printing, postage and resource management costs only and the department works essentially on No profit No loss basis. Free downloadable copies of the books are also available in pdf files for smart phone and tablet readers to download and get Islamic knowledge with convenience. No website subscription is required to download books from Dawat-e-Islami’s main website or from Maktaba-Tul-Madinah online store. A user friendly, add free mobile app has also been developed with many advanced features.

Translations Department

This valuable department is responsible for providing authentic Islamic literature on a wide range of topics accessible to people across the world by translating Islamic literature in their respective regional languages

The Translation Department has translated Islamic books written in Arabic, Persian, etc. and many hard to understand languages for present readers into modern and easy to understand languages.

The department has successfully translated hundreds of books into approximately 35 languages including English, French, German, Spanish, Chinese, Turkish, Bangla, Indonesian, Hindi and many more.


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Address: Dawat-e-Islami UK | Head Office | Faizan-e-Madina , Maudsley Street Bradford West Yorkshire UK BD3 9LE
Phone: 01274442612

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