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Maarifa Circle was founded in April of 2014. The organisation exists to empower, educate and address the needs of all people of African descent.

Maarifacircle became a Community Interest Company on 16th May 2015 and operates without any government funding. Thus far we have been able to maintain our self-sufficiency and independence to control our narrative.

Maarifa Circle aims to:

provide a source of empowerment, encourage strong community role models for socially vulnerable young people offer resources and information that can be used to elevate the socio-economic status of Africans throughout the diaspora.