The sponsor of Umma University is the Africa Muslims Agency (AMA) currently known as Direct Aid International. It is a non-governmental organization registered in Kenya under Non-Governmental Organization Act, Reg. No. 10. Direct Aid’s main objectives include the establishment, management and support of education related projects in Kenya and Africa at large.

Direct Aid has established a chain of primary and secondary schools in 33 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. They sponsor three other universities in Somalia and Tanzania and have plans to start many more in the continent. Currently they have started the establishment of a University in Benin, West Africa.

The vision of the sponsor is to make Umma University the hub and a model for all the Universities to be established by them in the continent. This is because of the strategic position and location of the Kenya in the African continent.

Partners and Collaboration.

The University from Jakarta.