Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Eradication of Poverty and Hunger

Poverty eradication aims at removing social and legal barriers to income growth among the poor. The popular methods used for poverty alleviation are education, economic development, and income redistribution .The aim of this program is to bring about the environment of gender equality and women empowerment by taking initiatives such as:
Poverty alleviation.
·  Improving the quality of life.
·  Giving better opportunities to the underprivileged.
·  Opening up new horizons to the deserving and needy.
“Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is the protection of a fundamental human right, the right to dignity and a decent life.” Nelson Mandela.
Marriage Support Program:
Islam considers marriage as a most approved and virtuous institution and getting a poor girl married as a sadqa jariah. Feed Orphan Foundation utilizes all its resources to perform the pious task of getting poor girls married by providing them with financial assistance and supports them in wedding expenses. Feed Orphan Foundation is strongly against dowry and there ensures that the financial assistance provided by Feed Orphan Foundation is only used for the basic expenses. Feed Orphan Foundation has so far gotten 23 needy girls married.

Income Support program:
Among many initiatives taken by Feed Orphan Foundation, income support program is one of them. The organization highly believes in keeping the values intact. Keeping this view of saving and securing human self-respect ahead, Feed Orphan Foundation has been supporting poor and downtrodden families by providing them with monthly ration or financial assistance. This program caters to those under privileged families who are unable to meet their basic needs due to poverty, disability and lack of opportunities. Feed Orphan Foundation assigns light tasks to those who get income support so that their self-esteem is not harmed. Feed Orphan Foundation is supporting 11 deserving families on monthly basis.