American Muslim Women’s Association of Arizona

AMWA-AZ is a non-profit private charitable organization working in Arizona since 1997.  We are committed to improving the economic status of women from all ethnic and religious backgrounds residing in our community.

Our Purpose

  • Promote a positive image of Islam
  • Help needy women from all ethnic and religious backgrounds attain self-sufficiency through the development of specific marketable skills
  • Provide emergency financial assistance to women and families
  • Provide scholarships to needy women attending school for self improvement


  • Refugee Outreach
  • Emergency Fund
  • Household goods & Food Drives
  • Back-to-School Supplies Drive
  • Adopt-a-Family
  • Scholarship Program
  • Serving at Shelters
  • Building partnerships with local agencies

When a tragic storm hits lives, how can we sit back and turn our face away? When precious lives get derailed, how can we not but help them find their way?

-Nazli Currim


People who work for AMWA will come and go, but this is God’s work which will be ongoing. It gives one a chance to gain real humility with a true meaning of serving humanity and being grateful for God’s countless blessings.

-Sadaf Khawaja