Rahmat-e-Alam Foundation was established in 1998 under the guidance of Shaykh Mufti Mohammed Naval-ur-Rahman Sahib (دامت برکاتہم) with the sole aim to enlighten mankind through the teachings of the Qur’an and the methods of our beloved Prophet Muhammad( صلی اللہ علیہ وسلم).
To serve the Muslim community by helping in their day to day needs in the light of the Qur’an and Hadith. Rahmat-e-Alam Foundation currently has the following three divisions.
Islamic Social Services
The central function of this division is to offer guidance to the general public regarding their everyday needs. Currently there are 11 employees and 10 volunteers assisting this division. The services provided are:
Darul Uloom Chicago
The function of this division is to provide comprehensive Islamic education in Tafseer, Hadith, and Jurisprudence (‘Alim course) for both male and female students, and create future leaders of the Muslim Community. A total of 20 male and female Scholars are employed in this department. Currently there are 200+ students studying here. So far 65 female scholars and 4 male scholars have graduated from DarulUloom Chicago successfully. Following is the list of programs offered:
Weekdays and weekend Shari‘ah Course (‘Alim course)
Online Shari‘ah Course
Memorization of the Holy Qur’an
Evening Qur’an recitation
Guidance Educational Academy
The aim of this division is to provide regular (secular) education in an entirely Islamic environment. We have seven full-time qualified employees who teach from pre-school through 8th grade. Guidance Education Academy uses the Skokie/Morton Grove District 69 Curriculum and evaluates the progress of students by applying conventional and computerized tests. In addition to that the School also provides basic Islamic education. The current enrollment of students is 105.