Ikhlas Foundation works to improve Islamic education in Lamu County, especially for women. This includes through Madrassatul Ikhlas which is located in Tchundwa village.
Ikhlas Foundation has donated land to allow for the construction of the first women-only learning institute in Tchundwa. Madrassatul Ikhlas started with 15 students in 2016, and now has grown to 43 students. Previously classes were taught in a temporary classroom in Tchundwa village where sometimes the classes were disrupted for other activities.
The new centre will include a prayer hall, bathrooms and wudhu areas, classrooms, a library, offices and a hall for hire wose proceeds will help sustain the madrassa.