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Pakistan Earthquake Update from
Helpless Pakistani Victims
2005 Report to the Community
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Ways to Boost Ramadan Spirit
and Charity are Instruments for Developing Poor
Poverty through Zakat- Give Your Zakat to HDF!
Latest Online Poll: How did you donate to the earthquake
Your Zakat Online
You Greeted "Ramadan Mubarak!" to Your Friends yet?
are doing it again! Your generosity in the month of Ramadan is already
changing lives in Pakistan.
While the hopes
of finding survivors in the earthquake disaster are growing grim,
we need to keep trying. Next
clearing the debris, re-building the infra-structure, healing the
wounds, and sheltering the survivors. Find
out how HDF is helping the
victims of the earthquake.
a tremondous job of development ahead of us! Ask yourself today:
What have I done to save a life or to re-build a family in Pakistan
At the same
time, the poverty
in Pakistan is ever growing! Discover
how HDF's model of development and relief helps
reduce poverty in rural areas. You will be surprised to know
how your annual Zakat
contributes to the development of the poor!
We invite you
and request you to help
HDF eradicate poverty in Pakistan with your Zakat! Donate
Is your Ramadan
spirit low this year? Check out 8
ways to pump up your faith and Ramadan spirit!
Pakistani Victims Need You!
Muslims are responding
at a phenomenal pace, with benevolent hearts grieving and working
in solidarity! We request you all to give from the depths of your
heart to help re-build the lives of 80,000 helpless injured survivors!
funds will be used for immediate relief as well as for rebuilding
the lives of people affected by this calamity.
HDF's Strategy on Poverty Reduction And Rural Development
Any study of poverty should logically begin with a definition of
the problem we are trying to solve. This study stresses that improvements
in the well being of the poor will only be possible through enhancement
of their productive, social and environmental assets.
Pakistan's Growing Poverty
the structural reasons for poverty in Pakistan include unequal income
and asset distribution, inadequate investment in providing basic
social services to all Pakistanis and the country's powerful feudal
structure which aims to hinder the benefits of growth to the ordinary
Pakistani, instead concentrating such benefits among the country's
small elite. [read
8 Ways to Boost Ramadan Spirit
Whether it's someone who's away from their family, a person who's
having problems with a spouse or their kids or a fellow student
struggling with their grades, make an extra effort this Ramadan
to help others out. The spiritual boost you get in return is well
worth it. [read
of our Donors and Readers prefer to donate to HDF because HDF's
development model empowers people to stand on their feet; a quarter
of them trust HDF because HDF is reliable and has a track-record
Why do you Prefer Donating your Zakat to HDF Projects?
|HDF's model empowers people to stand on their feet
|HDF streches my dollar into an ongoing charity
|HDF is reliable and has a track-record of service
|HDF is 3rd largest & most visible NGO in Pakistan
did you send your donation to the Pakistan earthquake victims?
Zakat and Charity are Instruments for Developing Poor
What efforts are we, as human beings, commanding certain
surplus comforts and luxury, doing for the comfort of the poor?
Islam has rightly given a mandate to all believers that negligence
of the incapable does not earn the good will of God. [read
Eradicate Poverty through Zakat- Give Your Zakat to HDF!
HDF counts on your donations to sustain and expand our
vital projects. It is only through your generous financial support
- and the tireless devotion of our volunteers - that HDF can accomplish
its mission of bringing about positive social change and community
Calculate Your Zakat Online!
Having trouble figuring out the final amount of Zakat you
are supposed to pay? Check out our online Zakat calulator. [read
Greet Your Friends "Ramadan Mubarak"!
Select an E-card from a variety of 10 unique Ramadan messages.[Read
Help a family achieve dignity for just fifty cents a day!
Your tax-deductible donation of just $15 per month will help us
provide services for a family of eight. $30 per month supports two
families. That’s just a dollar per day to help two families
reach for dignity and well-being. Won’t you take a moment
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