Zakat Foundation of America: Opens New Office in Pakistan

Category: Americas, Life & Society Topics: American Muslims

The Zakat Foundation of America (ZFA) has opened a new office in Islamabad, Pakistan, marking a significant step forward in its mission of fostering sustainable change through community engagement.

The office, located in the heart of Islamabad, is near prominent governmental and administrative landmarks, such as The Parliament, Supreme Court, and the residences of the President and Prime Minister. ZFA's official recognition as an International NGO by the Pakistani government solidifies its commitment to compliance with local regulations and amplifies its impact in the region.

Impact of Zakat Foundation of America in Pakistan 

Zakat Foundation of America’s presence in Pakistan spans nearly two decades, with a legacy of transformative projects addressing critical humanitarian needs for Muslims. The office serves as an epicentre for various initiatives for Muslims aimed at fostering social cohesion and inclusivity, including hosting nightly Iftar dinners during Ramadan and catering to the most vulnerable segments of society.

Raza Farrukh, Advisor for Planning and Development at ZFA, emphasized the organization's commitment to uplifting families from challenging socioeconomic conditions. ZFA's work in Pakistan aligns with the United Nations' 17 Sustainable Development Goals, reflecting its holistic approach towards promoting resilience and development. The organization's efforts have garnered widespread recognition from world-known media outlets.

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  Category: Americas, Life & Society
  Topics: American Muslims

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