Al-Mavineen The Helping HandsIFD
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:
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.
This department, as enshrined in the constitution of IFD, has the following objectives
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 2007-08IFD