Dr. Wakar Uddin named the President of MuslimAid America
June 6, 2014
Washington -- The Director General of Arakan Rohingya Union, Prof. Dr. Wakar Uddin, was named the President of Muslim Aid America and the Chairman of the Board of Trustees. Muslim Aid America has been recently established in Washington, D.C., area in Springfield, VA.
Muslim Aid, founded in 1985, is a UK-based global relief organization, and is headquartered in London, United Kingdom. The primary mission of Muslim Aid is to tackle poverty and natural disasters by developing innovative and sustainable solutions that enable individuals and their communities to live with dignity and by supporting initiatives that promote economic and social justice. Muslim Aid works with all in need, regardless of their race, religion, gender, nationality or political opinion. The organization is working on several projects in disaster hit areas around the world, including emergencies, providing education, skills training, clean water and sanitation, shelter and reconstruction, healthcare and nutrition, income generation, and research and development. The projects span over 70 countries across the globe. Muslim Aid is striving to help the poor overcome the suffering endured due to natural disasters and lack of life's basic necessities. Whilst responding to emergencies, one of the major priorities of Muslim Aid is to work on strategic programs to eliminate poverty that focus upon improvement of livelihood for the unpreviledged.
These projects ensure that individuals can have access to basic necessities and the skills necessary to generate an income so that they are not permanently dependent on aid agencies for food and shelter.
Muslim Aid Projects also include, Child Sponsorship, Corporate Partners, Economic Empowerment, Education, Emergencies, Healthcare and Nutrition, Income Generation, Water and Sanitation, Research and Development, Shelter and construction, and others.
More about MuslimAid: https://www.muslimaid.org