Makkah Charitable Foundation

The Makkah Charitable Foundation, an affiliate of the Muslim World League, has urged philanthropists to support its various humanitarian and educational programs in the Kingdom and abroad. Among other projects the foundation sponsors the Iqra private school in Kilo 14, Jeddah, which provides education to 300 poor students. The charity spends about SR400,000 on the […]

Muslims give millions to charity organizations in US during Ramadan

Deborah Block Every year, Muslims donate millions of dollars to Islam-based charities, including those in the United States, during the holy month of Ramadan (from May 15 to June 15 in 2018). The religion stipulates that Muslims must donate 2.5 percent of their wealth once a year to help the poor and needy, called zakat, […]

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