Orphan Scholarship Fund

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I couldn’t have achieved my dream in education and entering university without Islamic Relief′s sponsorship which assisted me to pay tuition fees.

– Mahmoud Doula, Palestine

This is Mahmoud’s Journey.

Mahmoud Doula was only 4 years old when became an orphan, as a result he found himself in an orphanage for much of his life. Through the Islamic Relief Child Welfare Program Mahmoud was sponsored and was able to turn his life around.  He demonstrated incredible resiliency — and with the resources provided by Islamic Relief’s orphan sponsorship program, Mahmoud graduated from University and grew up to create a wonderful life for himself as an Arabic teacher in Gaza. Read more here.

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela

Millions across the developing world cannot access education for one simple reason: poverty. However, education would help them escape poverty – by giving them the chance of a better job – and the impact of this would carry on down the generations.

Many orphans who pass the age of 18 have little to no funding for post-secondary education, making it difficult to build a future. Islamic Relief is committed to helping orphans throughout their lifetime so they are able to have access the necessary education needed for them to find jobs they love, support their families, and ultimately create resilient communities.

Help us build futures, support our scholarship fund today.