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6 Black 'Green' Muslims that have inspired the tribe.

Updated: Mar 18, 2021

Rhamis Kent is a consultant with formal training in mechanical engineering (University of Delaware, B.S.M.E. ’95) and permaculture-based regenerative whole systems design serving as a registered certified Permaculture Design instructor with PRI Australia. He is a former co-director of the Permaculture Research Institute (PRI), a member of Permaculture Sustainable Consulting Pty Ltd (PSC), and on the Supervisory Board of The Netherlands-registered non-profit Ecosystem Restoration Camps.Rhamis currently serves as a Trustee and an Implementation Team member at Plant for Peace Foundation (UK) and was a key contributor to the India-based Shivansh Farming initiative of the Hans Foundation.

Rabiah Mali is a Medical Herbalist, a musician, community organiser, and exceptional human being.

Rabiah studied Herbalism at the University of Westminster in 2011 and then travelled to Ghana where she continued learning with a local herbalist, re-igniting her love for nature, with an understanding of the symbiotic relationship between nature and humans. Her work is centered around healing wounds of separation to nature, through reconnecting communities to traditional medicine. Since then Rabiah has set up the Herbal Blessing Clinic; a community clinic that offers herbal medicine, community herbal workshops, retreats, foraging walks and offers one-to-one clinic sessions at a sliding scale cost in East London. Rabiah is also the founder of The Green Deen Tribe, .

Ibrahim Abdul-Matin is author of the book, Green Deen: What Islam Teaches About Protecting the Planet. For the past 10 years, Ibrahim has been a passionate voice for transforming our pollution-based way of life to one that prioritizes our planet and its people. Ibrahim's dedication to the environment is rooted in his Deen -- his religion of Islam.

Ibrahim is an environmental policy consultant and has worked with Green for All, Green City Force, Interfaith Leaders for Environmental Justice, the Prospect Park Alliance and the New York City Mayor's Office of Long Term Planning & Sustainability.

Kori Majeed is a Green Faith fellow based in the Washington DC-metro area. Since 2013, she has been using her Green Ramadan platform to encourage Muslims to eat mindfully and tread lightly by cultivating sustainable habits during Ramadan, one of the most sacred months in the Islamic calendar. These habits are based on Islamic teachings and principles that call humanity to give the environment and all of Allah’s creation its rights. She currently serves as the chair of the Green Team at Masjid Muhammad, the Nation’s Mosque, in Washington DC.

Khadra leads our ethical swap and is an active advocate for sustainable fashion. When she’s not encouraging us to buy second hand, she’s showing us how to upcycle and diy our items.

The Ethical Swap is a clothes swap that centres a shared knowledge of the combined impact of faith and nature on important lifestyle choices.

Maha is currently a 3rd year Mathematics student and maths tutor, she has also worked in the renewable energy sector as an energy specialist. She hosts our monthly film club at Rumi’s cave, followed by discussions with guest speakers exploring themes from bee keeping to the environmental impact of the fashion industry.

The Film Club uses the power of film to highlight our responsibility to protect the Earth and supporting the voices, projects and environmental initiatives, particularly those raised by people of colour and Muslims

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