IWWA was founded in 2000 by a group of dedicated Muslim sisters committed to providing professional, efficient and effective services for the Muslim community of Sydney in general and Muslim women and children in particular.
The Islamic Women’s Welfare Association was officially established in 2001 to meet the Islamic needs of the Muslim women of multicultural backgrounds within the Muslim community in Sydney. IWWA is a non-profit organization with over five hundred members, from various backgrounds and cultures coming together under the banner of "There is no one worthy of worship but Allah and Mohammad is His Messenger".
IWWA provides Quran, Islamic Studies, Arabic classes in the English, Arabic and Indonesian language. Further events such as Ramadan help bag, morning information sessions, Eid party dinners, youth group talks, Hajj lectures, school holiday activities and many more.
IWWA is proud of running two weekend schools for primary aged students. In addition, IWWA offers women and young girls a chance to participate in various activities to meet their needs.