Al-Mavineen The Helping Hands

IFD

IFD, in a bid to address the poverty crisis in Baramulla, devised a social intervention program under the name of Al Mavineen in 2002. This department, on pure humanitarian grounds, supports and offers financial assistance to the economically weaker sections of Baramulla town. This department, as enshrined in the constitution of IFD, has the following objectives:

  • To run social and welfare programs of IFD on a humanitarian basis.
  • To provide financial assistance to students from economically weak backgrounds.
  • To provide economic support to poor, ailing, destitute, needy, and widows.
  • To support people during natural disasters and calamities.
  • To support the girls who are unable to afford their finances for marriage.
  • To support self-employment initiatives of economically weaker individuals.

An organized and structured fund-raising mechanism has been employed in which economically privileged people, those with sense and spirit of reducing social parity in the society, wholeheartedly contribute towards this noble cause. The feedback loop that IFD has developed reflects the deep association of people with IFD, who have acknowledged the efforts of IFD in this regard. Al-Mavineen also ran an annual weeklong Zakat campaign, which has been successful inasmuch as making people Baramulla town to understand and follow one of the most important pillars of Islam i.e. Zakat. This exercise has resulted in the rise of annual income and expenditure of this department (Table below). The annual audit of which is done by a certified chartered accountant and the audited statement is always made public, which is our commitment towards ensuring accountability and transparency. The details of beneficiaries are kept confidential while the dignity of recipients is upheld as well. The department has envisioned to make a gradual reduction in poverty at town Baramulla. The department is exploring all the possible means and effective mechanism to alleviate poverty in Baramulla. The brief of which has so far resulted in more than 150 self-employment initiatives and hundreds of educational scholarships. All the donations made towards Al-Mavineen are eligible for tax deductions under section 80G of Income Tax Act. This department, besides the above activities, also organizes regular blood donation camps and free medical camps. The department also undertook a hallmark campaign in district Baramulla through its successful launch of drug de-addiction campaign in 2010, which was highly appreciated by the community. In close coordination with hospital administration, the department also took care of more than 200 drug addicts, admitted in drug de-addiction centre, with sustained medication and other support.

Al-Mavineen Objectives

IFD

This department, as enshrined in the constitution of IFD, has the following objectives

Social and welfare programs

Economic support to poor, needy, and widows

Support the girls for marriage finances

Financial assistance to students

Support during natural disasters and calamities

Support self-employment initiatives of poor

Income in Rupees

Al-Mavineen also ran an annual weeklong Zakat campaign, which has been successful inasmuch as making people Baramulla town to understand and follow one of the most important pillars of Islam i.e. Zakat.

Expenditure in Rupees

The feedback loop that IFD has developed reflects the deep association of people with IFD, who have acknowledged the efforts of IFD in this regard.

Year wise income and expenditure of Al Mavineen from year 2007-08

IFD

 S. No.

Year

 Income

Expenditure

1

2007-08

1490276

1162457

2

2008-09

2035898

2120395

3

2009-10

2888941

2381348

4

2010-11

4052895

3717883

5

2011-12

4493933

4370435

6

2012-13

6044676

5872440

7

2013-14

7292431

7344511

8

2014-15

9215320

9458559

9

2015-16

8838629

8416453

10

2016-17

10448568

9860970

11

2017-18

10800696

10896358

12

2018-19

12444215

12335313