Islamic Relief Worldwide

The main sectors we are involved in are: sustainable livelihoods, education and vocational training, health and nutrition, water and sanitation, income generation, emergency relief, disaster response and preparedness, and orphans support.

Islamic Relief is a non-political organisation and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity or gender. Islamic Relief is dedicated to alleviating the poverty and suffering of the world's poorest people.

  • Aid to vulnerable children and families
  • Economic Foundations for Growth and Development
  • Employment Generation
  • Gender
  • Humanitarian Assistance
  • Physical Infrastructure and Reconstruction

Humanitarian Assistance

  • Capacity and development training
  • Financial support
  • Technical assistance
Description of activities
Transitional and Mobile Health Clinic
Disaster Relief Capacity Building, Mine awareness; Training Course for Female Graduates in Proposal and Report Writing; Mobile Learning Centre (MLC) conducted through: dream buses, capacity building for teachers and students, outreach. Local community participation in hygiene and dental care awareness among school children activities.
Food Aid Distribution; Clothing distribution; Distribution of in-kind donations; Rehabilitation of damaged houses, of irrigation systems, and of sanitation facilities.
Micro credit programs
HIV policies (African continent)
Local Disaster Risk Reduction Action Plans; Flood Assistance
Transitional and Mobile Health Clinic

Physical Infrastructure and Reconstruction

  • Direct project implementation
  • Project support services
Description of activities
Construction of houses and community centers for tsunami affected people, reconstruction of schools , Construction of a residential center.
Infrastructure Support Projects

Aid to vulnerable children and families

Islamic Relief is the first Muslim cross-sector organization established in Europe. Understanding oriental and occidental cultures equally, Islamic Relief plays a major role in the reconciliation of people and cultures by allowing dialogue on the ground between aid beneficiaries and donors of partners. As well, our scope of activities encompasses emergency activities, their transition into assistance and into sustainable development, a polyvalency much necessary in peace building settings.
Other
  • Capacity and development training
  • Direct project implementation
  • Financial support
  • Research and policy development
  • Technical assistance
Description of activities
Water and water sanitation projects, medical services, reconstruction, transport and food distribution, income generating activities / Asia,Africa, Middle East and Eastern Europe.
Sponsorship program for orphans and vulnerable children and families / Asia, Africa, Middle East and Eastern Europe.
HIV policies, African continent
Deployment of disaster recovery specialists /Asia, Africa, Americas, Middle East and Eastern Europe. Setting up computer labs.
  • Africa
    • Central Africa
      • Chad
    • Eastern Africa
      • Kenya
      • Ethiopia
      • Sudan
      • Somalia
      • Mauritius
      • Malawi
    • Northern Africa
      • Egypt
    • Southern Africa
      • South Africa
    • Western Africa
      • Niger
      • Mauritania
      • Mali
  • Americas
    • North America
      • United States of America
  • Asia
    • Central Asia
    • East Asia
      • China
    • South Asia
      • Afghanistan
      • India
      • Pakistan
      • Sri Lanka
      • Bangladesh
    • South East Asia
      • Indonesia
      • Malaysia
    • Western Asia
      • Yemen
      • Palestine
      • Lebanon
      • Jordan
      • Israel
      • Iraq
  • Europe
    • Northern Europe
      • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
      • Sweden
    • Western Europe
      • France
      • Switzerland
      • Belgium
      • Netherlands
      • Germany
    • Southern Europe
      • Bosnia and Herzegovina
      • Albania
      • Italy
Islamic Relief Worldwide
Avenue Bouchet 18
Geneva CH-1209
Non-governmental organisation
Birmingham, UK
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Avenue Bouchet 18
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