For Muslims, fasting and charitable deeds are both obligatory during the month of Ramadan. We are taught to exhibit self-control and humility, as well as to ponder upon and express sympathy for the underprivileged. As a result, we are urged to be more giving and expand our Sadaqah Jariah (charitable efforts).
As inflation and natural disasters have affected many people’s living situations it is more important than ever to assist in whatever manner we can.
Continue reading to learn about all the ways you can help someone this holy month of Ramadan.
1. Islamic Relief Malaysia
Islamic Relief is an established humanitarian relief and development organisation with a strong footprint in over 45 countries, including Malaysia. During the holy month of Ramadan, Islamic Relief Malaysia organises an annual charity initiative called Rezeki Ramadan to assist underprivileged families in easing the burden of preparing sahur and iftar.
Donate to Islamic Relief Malaysia here.
2. MERCY Malaysia
MERCY Malaysia, a well-known humanitarian relief group which covers medical and economic assistance both nationally and internationally. The organisation has set up a specific assistance fund to provide enough food supply for Malaysia’s marginalised groups. The funds raised through the Ramadan Relief contribution campaign will be used to purchase sahur or iftar meal kits.
Donate to MERCY Malaysia here.
3. My Fund Action
Children and families in Syria struggle to keep warm due to worn-out tents, a shortage of proper winter clothes, blankets, and a lack of access to fuel or heaters. Given the circumstances, MyFundAction has taken the initiative to assist them in every manner possible. Your donation to Winter Mission 5.0 will definitely help them to get through the cold season.
Donate to My Fund Action here.
4. Global Sadaqah
GlobalSadaqah is a trustable social finance system for corporate social responsibility (CSR), zakat management, and charity crowdfunding with the mission of providing the most comprehensive option for combining corporate donations, zakat, and charity projects. Browse through their website to find which Ramadan campaigns you can donate to.
Donate to Global Sadaqah here.
5. Unicef Malaysia
Water is vital throughout Ramadan, but many families in conflict-torn countries like Syria, Yemen, Afghanistan, and elsewhere in the world lack access to safe drinking water. UNICEF Malaysia will use your Ramadan donations to provide a town with a water pump as part of its WASH programme.
Donate to Unicef Malaysia here.
6. Global Peace Malaysia
World Peace Mission is a non-profit agency that delivers “Humanitarian Mission Across Borders”. GPM is continually promoting the significance of creating and preserving world peace via awareness programmes to assist the impoverished, those affected by natural catastrophes. This year’s Ramadan campaign focuses on delivering meal packages for iftar and sahur, as well as Eid outfits.
Donate to Global Peace Malaysia here.
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