We Are JAN Trust

JAN Trust’s Founders

JAN Trust’s Patrons


JAN Trust has won, and been nominated for, numerous awards since its launch in 1989 in recognition of the sterling work it has undertaken.

  • Shortlisted for the Gender Category of the – National Diversity Awards 2015. Winner of the Centre for Social Justice Award 2015
  • Winner of the Third Sector Awards for Excellence for ‘Small Charity, Big Achiever’ 2013
  • Awarded ‘Highly Commended Community Project’ in the Community Category of the European Diversity Awards in 2012
  • Nominated and shortlisted for the Gender Category of the National Diversity Awards 2012
  • Awarded ‘The Community Achievement Award 2011’ from the Cooperative Group
  • Nominated and shortlisted for ‘Best Innovative’ project by Haringey Council 2010
  • Nominated and awarded the New Year’s Day Award for ‘Outstanding Achievement’ 2006
  • Our Founder, Rafaat Mughal was awarded an OBE in the New Year’s Honours List 2014 for her services to disadvantaged women. More recently, our Director, Sajda Mughal was awarded an OBE in the New Year’s Honours List 2015 for her services to community cohesion and interfaith dialogue

JAN Trust’s work regularly receives press and media coverage.

Big Issue 9 July 2015
Sajda Mughal discusses being caught up in the London 7/7 bombings and how this proved to be a life-changing event for her.
The Huffington Post 6 July 2015
To mark the 10-year anniversary of the 7/7 bombings, the Huffington Post interviewed Sajda Mughal as part of their ‘Beyond the Bombings’ series.
Sunday Telegraph 5 July
On the eve of the 10th anniversary of 7/7, Sajda Mughal tells the Sunday Telegraph how her work is changing minds and transforming lives.
Cosmopolitan 18 June 2015
Sajda Mughal discusses why research shows that women face more anti-Muslim attacks than men.
Evening Standard, 21 July 2015
Jan Trust assisted the victim of this forced, honour based marriage, and helped change the mind set of the parents involved.
Tottenham and Wood Green Independent 5 January 2015
JAN Trust’s director, Sajda Mughal, receives an OBE in the Queen’s New Years Honours List.