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Al-Huda International Welfare Foundation is a registered NGO which is active in the promotion of Islamic education and welfare since 1994. Al-Huda International is registered under Pakistan Ordinance 1984. It has a board of directors, and accounts of the foundation are annually audited. Moreover, donations given to this foundation are exempted from taxes.


ABout The Founder


• To promote purely Islamic values and thinking on sound knowledge and research, free from all kinds of bias and sectarianism.
• To plan, and work for, welfare of the deprived classes (i.e. the needy, and calamity-stricken people) of society.

For the achievement of these objectives, various activities in the fields of knowledge, education and training, mass communication, and social welfare are taking place under the supervision of the foundation.

Education and Training

Under the foundations auspices, an ‘Institute of Islamic Education for Women’ has been established for the promotion of Islamic education. This institute offers Diploma as well as Post-Diploma courses. In addition to this, the institute monitors a Supervised Education Program for various courses at different locations. Apart from education, special emphasis is laid on character building and practical application of Islamic tenets.
The following courses are offered by this institute:

1. Diploma courses
Diploma courses include:

1. Taleem-ul-Islam: a one year/one and a half years course for girls and women.
2. Taleem-ul-Qur’an: a one year (August to August) course in both English and Urdu languages for young girls.
3. Ilm-ul-Kitab: an evening course for working women and students of schools, colleges and universities.
4. Noor-ul-Qur’an: a course designed for domesticated women.

The curriculum of these courses include:

• Complete explanation (tafseer) of the Holy Qur’an with literal translation,
• Tajweed (Quranic recitation),
• Uloom-ul-Qur’an (Quranic Sciences),
• Hadith of the Holy Prophet (s.a.w),
• Uloom-ul-Hadith (Hadith Sciences),
• Seerah of the Prophet (s.a.w),
• Fikh-ul-Ibaadat (Islamic Jurisprudence),
• Usool-ul-Fikh (rulings regarding Islamic Jurisprudence),
• Muslim Heroes,
• Comparative religion,
• Arabic grammar,
• Aqeeda,
• Da’awah,
• Quranic and Masnoon duas and
• Calligraphy (Arabic)
• Activity based and need-based methods of modern education are being used, which include research work (survey and interview) and field work.
• The teaching methodology includes the use of audio-visual aids for e.g. Multi-Media presentations.
• Facilities available include a library, a hostel and sponsorships for deserving students.
• Other than regular students, women from all walks of life can come as ‘listeners’.

2. Post-Diploma courses
Post-diploma courses available are:

1. Advance Course: for the in depth knowledge of the Qur’an, Seerah of the Porphet (s.a.w).
2. Training Courses: for better performance in areas of education, mass communication and social welfare.

3. Supervised Education Program
The institute offers the following Supervised Education Programs:

Certificate courses

1. Taleem-e-deen: School of Islamic Studies (branches) courses of one and a half to two and a half years are offered for girls and women within the country as well as abroad.

The curriculum for this course includes:

• Complete explanation (tafseer) with literal translation of the Holy Qur’an
• Tajweed (Quranic Recitation)
• Uloom-ul-Qur’an (Quranic Sciences)
• Hadith of the Holy Prophet (s.a.w)
• Seerah of the Prophet (s.a.w)
• Fikh-ul-Ibaadat (Islamic Jurisprudence)
• Muslim Heroes
• Arabic Grammar
• Aqeedah
• Da’awah and Tableegh
• Quranic and Masnoon duas
• Calligraphy (Arabic)

2. Correspondence Course: a program designed for learning the translation as well as the explanation of the Qur’an at home by using Taleem-ul-Qur’an cassettes.

3. Saut-ul-Huda: a course designed for domesticated women conducted with the help of audio cassettes to aid the learning of Quranic translation, explanation and other subjects.

Short Courses

1. Roshni ka Safar: a three month course for girls with minimal education in rural areas.

2. Islamic Tarbiyati Course: a six to eight weeks course for matriculated girls.

3. Summer Course: a six to eight week course for children, young girls and women offered during the summer vacations.

4. Fehm-e-Deen: a course for men comprising of Tajweed (Quranic Recitation), Quranic translation and explanation (Tafseer), Islamic Fikh (or jurisprudence) and lectures on general topics.

4. Community Education Program:

Weekly programs

1. Dars-e-Qur’an: Quranic recitation (tilawat), translation, explanation and a question and answer session.

2. Dars-e-Hadith: a session of Hadith and a question and answer session.

3. Reality Touch: a weekly class in English and Urdu for young girls.

4. Colours of Islam: a weekly educational program for young children (between the ages of two to twelve).

Programs on special occasions
These include:

Islamic Months: special arrangements of lectures on different Islamic months, in Muharram-ul-Haram, Safar, Rabi-ul-Awwal, Rajab, Shaban, and Zulhaj.

Holy Ramadhan: in Ramadhan a program of translation and brief explanation of the Qur’an, know as ‘Fehm-ul-Qur’an’is held on massive scale.

Hajj and Umrah: for pilgrims of Hajj and Umrah especial training programs on how to perform the pilgrimage are arranged.

Islamic Festivals: to perform Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Azha according to the Sunnah, guidance is provided through lectures.

Festivals: for religious guidance, informative lectures are arranged on occasions like Basaant, Valentine’s Day, April fool, New Year, and pamphlets are also distributed.

Happiness and Grief: information, training, and guidance is provided according to occasions e.g. weddings, birth, death etc.

Lectures at Educational Institutes
A program to develop the interest of the knowledge of Islam amongst students of schools, colleges, and universities has also been organized.

Educative, Reformative and Social Welfare Programs
These include:

1. Rural Program: arrangement to provide education for girls/women of rural areas according to their mental level and needs.

2. Kachi Basti Program: program based on special conditions and situations for the inhabitants of kachi bastis.

3. Jail Programs: a program to provide religious education and character building for the inmates and staff of jails.

4. Hospitals Programs: a program for the moral up liftment of grieved and despaired women.

Mass Communication

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They run the following departments:

1. Al-Huda Audio-Vision: preparation and supply of tafseer of the Qur’an, Qiraat, Duas (Supplications) and lectures on various topics, in both audio cassettes as well as cds.

2. Al-Huda Publications: publishing of Islamic books, pamphlets, and cards.

3. Al-Huda Website: keeping in mind the needs of the present age, different lectures and written information can be downloaded free of cost from Al-Huda’s website

4. Radio Program: from FM-100, in Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad, a program is broadcasted every morning from 6:45 to 7:10 with the literal meaning and explanation of the Qur’an.

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Social Welfare

Trying to help towards the betterment of every strata of society, Al-Huda International has a Social Welfare department that provides the following services:

1. Marriage Bureau:

• To help find suitable matches for both boys and girls.
• To provide deserving boys and girls with basic necessities.

2. Household chores: to teach needy women household chores.

3. Help Yourself: to enable poor people to earn. This program supplies things such as hand-carts (thelaas) and sewing machines etc to those who are willing to work.

4. Welfare Program: monthly stipends for widows and orphans. Supply of food items and clothes for deserving families.

5. Educational Sponsorships: helping deserving students of schools and colleges to meet their expenses.

6. Prisoner’s Help Cell: providing food, clothing, and medical facilities for the inmates of prisons.

7. Patients Help Cell: aiding poor patients to get the required medical help.

8. Crisis Help Cell: to provide all possible assistance in case of accidents or crisis situation for e.g. incase of famine and drought, wells are dug for water supply.

9. Guidance and Counseling: through personal meetings, letters, telephone conversations, and emails, solutions to religious, psychological, educational, and social problems are offered.

Despite all this, so much more can be done! The light of the Holy Qur’an can enlighten thousands of lives. So let’s provide the light of the knowledge and guidance for our brothers and sisters. Pool in your time, finance, and suggestions in this noble cause and avail the best opportunity of sadqa-e-jariya and get ever lasting returns.

Shared Vision --- Shared Effort

To cater for the expansion of work and growing number of students, the construction of Al-Huda International complexes at Karachi and Islamabad are in their initial stages. These complexes will include a lecture hall, an auditorium, class rooms, Multi-Media, IT and Publications departments, multi purpose halls, an administration block, a clinic, and a children’s nursery.

The construction of branches in other cities has also been planned. Your prayers and financial support will help us in our development, Insha-Allah. To make these services more effective, your suggestions are always welcome.



Al-Huda International Welfare Foundation is a registered, non-governmental and non-political organization, actively involved in the promotion of Islamic education and the service of mankind.

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