null Islamic philanthropy: UNCHR's Zakat funds saw 12.5% jump in donations to $48.5mln
Islamic philanthropy: UNCHR's Zakat funds saw 12.5% jump in donations to $48.5mln
31 Mar 2021 | Wednesday Source: Zawya
UNHCR, The UN Refugee Agency supported 2.1 million refugees and internally displaced people (IDPs) through Zakat and Sadaqah funds in 2020, thanks to institutional partners and philanthropists across the region and globally.
Zakat donations last year saw a 12.5 percent increase at $48.5 million compared with 2019.There was also an increase of 59 percent growth in Zakat beneficiaries, the agency said in its Annual Islamic Philanthropy Report, titled ‘Islamic Philanthropy - Transforming the Lives of the World's Displaced.’
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