The Foundation Khadimou Rassoul North America (FKRNA) is a Washington D.C. based 501 (c) 3 Not-For-Profit organization incorporated on September 18, 1996. FKRNA is non-political and does not have any ethnical affiliations. It brings together Muslims in the Washington DC metropolitan area and people of other faiths, to provide an understanding of Islam thru Muridism by way of outreach, social services, and education. FKRNAsprung out of the traditions of a Dahira. In its generic definition, the Dahira is a place of education and worship. The Dahira could be seen as the equivalent of a non-formal educational structure drawing from society at large for the betterment of its constituency. As people travel and are exposed to various environments, the Dahira has always served as a powerful tool of social integration consisting among other functions of grounding each and every one to higher standard values, visions, and daily commitment to the community.