Al-Huda International Welfare Foundation was founded in 1994. It is striving to enlighten people with the knowledge of the Qur’an and Sunnah of the Prophet (saw) while serving the people through diverse social welfare programs. Alhamdulillah, branches of Al-Huda are actively working in many countries of the world, to attain this objective. Following departments operate under this foundation:
Education and Training Department
The objective of this department is to impart the understanding of the Holy Qur’an and Sunnah as well as to train students through character building. The Education and Training Department supervises courses of different durations:
Ta‘lim al-Qur’an: The course comprises of the complete word for word translation and study of Tafsir (Exegesis) of the Holy Qur’an, Tajwid (Correct Recitation) of the Holy Qur’an, Sirah (Biography) of the Prophet (saw) and Fiqh al-Ibadat (Islamic Jurisprudence).
Nazrah, Tajwid and Tahfiz al-Qur’an: These courses are designed to teach correct pronunciation of the words of the Qur’an, proper recitation and memorization of the Qur’an, respectively.
Ta‘lim al-Hadith Course: This course based on the study of Sahih al-Bukhari, selected chapters from Riyad al-Salihin, and the study of Ulum al-Hadith (Principles of Hadith).
Roshni ka Safar: A course designed to impart Islamic education to girls with minimal level of education.
Roshni ki Kiran: A course designed to impart basic level of education and focus on further training and character building of unlettered women and girls.
Reality Touch: A weekly course conducted in English language.
Manar al-Islam: A weekly program designed for the education and character building of children and Miftah al-Qur’an to teach them the correct pronunciation and recitation of the Qur’an.
Fahm al-Qur’an: A program arranged in Ramadan in which the translation and brief explanation of one Juz of the Qur’an is taught daily.
Summer Courses: This includes a variety of interactive Short Courses catering to women, girls and children of all ages and belonging to different walks of life.
The facility of learning Online and through Correspondence is also available for those who are unable to learn at the Al-Huda Campus or any of its branches.
Research and Publication Department
- In order to convey the message of the Holy Qur’an to all of mankind, Al- Huda Publications prepares Islamic books, pamphlets, and cards providing Islamic guidance on various topics. Translations of these products in different languages are also published.
- Audio Cassettes, CDs and VCDs of Qur’anic recitations, translation and commentary, Hadith and Sirah of the Prophet (saw), Masnun Supplications and other matters pertaining to everyday life are prepared. Similarly, programs to be broadcasted on radio, television and cable channels are also prepared.
- Assorted lectures, media presentations and written information can be downloaded from Al-Huda websites:
Social Welfare Department
The department is diligently working for the welfare and prosperity of the society through a variety of schemes and services, including:
Educational Sponsorships: Providing assistance to capable but impoverished students of schools and colleges in meeting their educational expenses.
Educational and Welfare work in rural areas.
Assistance for Self Employment: Aims at providing necessary tools, equipment and supplies such as handcarts and sewing machines to support the underprivileged.
Monthly Financial Assistance: Offers assistance to widows, orphans and the deserving by providing monthly stipends.
Marriage Bureau: A free service to facilitate parents in finding suitable spouses for their children.
Religious and Social Counseling.
Funeral Support Services: Aims at providing the burial shroud and the in-time facility for bathing and shrouding the body of deceased females.
Ramadan Services: Distribution of food supplies amongst those in need in the blessed month of Ramadan.