whatwe do

What We Do

Programs

Education

Education

For millions across the developing world, poverty keeps education out of reach. As a result, families cannot improve their quality of life and break free …

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Food Aid

Food Aid

According to the United Nations, one-eighth of the world’s population lives in hunger. Such malnourishment strips millions of the energy it takes …

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Health

Health

Preventing illness is often as simple as soap, clean water, hygienic sanitation facilities and perhaps as piece of netting to protect children from malaria-transmitting mosquito …

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Livelihood

Livelihood

The poor are often caught in a cycle that’s hard to break: without a reliable and adequate means of earning a living, they are more …

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Water & Sanitation

Water & Sanitation

Sanitation and safe drinking water—basic resources that can mean the difference between health and illness, prosperity and poverty. Yet nearly 770 million people do not …

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Women’s Programs

Women’s Programs

Women often suffer especially harsh conditions in impoverished communities. Islamic Relief dedicates an increasing number of resources to improving education and health for women and …

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Campaigns

Children in Need

Children in Need

In a world full of upheaval, children are the most vulnerable community members—vulnerable to hunger, to illness, to deprivation and to exploitation. The number of …

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Day of Dignity

Day of Dignity

Nearly 46 million Americans—including almost 16 million children—live in poverty. According to the U.S. Census Bureau figures, the number of Americans living in poverty rose …

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Emergency Response

Emergency Response

Disasters—whether natural or man-made—strike with unyielding fervor, leveling everything in their paths and destroying life, property and livelihood. They wreak havoc on the poor, who …

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Fidya and Kaffara

Fidya and Kaffara

Fidya and kaffara are two solutions offered that can help a Muslim compensate for not fasting during Ramadan. …

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Giving Grain Food Pantry

Giving Grain Food Pantry

Nearly 46 million Americans—including almost 16 million children—live in poverty. Many of the country’s impoverished citizens are hard-working adults who simply cannot make ends meet.… …

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Orphans

Orphans

Providing care and support for orphans is especially important to the Islamic Relief community. Islamic Relief USA’s donors are sponsoring more than 11,000 orphans in …

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