From the suffocating and inhumane siege to barbaric and indiscriminate bombings by Israel, we need to help our brothers and sisters in Gaza, Palestine.
100% of donated funds are sent to Gaza for food, aid, water, shelter, education & medicines.
We operate as a Charity** and separately run a Human Rights Advocacy focused on producing user-friendly talking points on Palestine-Israel issues.
**Our July 2021 application to register as an official society with the HK Societies Office is still pending and under review (April 2023). We are following up closely.
In 2021, we raised HK$654,049 (US$84,285 or £62,290) mainly from HK(70%), UK(28%) and elsewhere (2%) for Gaza.
In 2022, we raised HK$390,752 (US$50,354 or £37,975) mainly from HK(78%) and UK(22%) for Gaza.
At The Gaza Fund, we are guided by the saying:
You can’t change the world but you can change the world of a single person.
The situation for people living in Gaza for the last 18 years (since September 2005) continues to go from bad to worse.
Granted, helping Gaza when the world largely ignores it means we risk isolating ourselves. But if we and others don’t help Gaza, who will?
Thus, on 29 January 2021 we launched The Gaza Fund to help those most in need.
The Gaza Fund model is not based Western concepts of virtue, charity and philanthropy. Instead, it needs to be directly related to the welfare obligations stated in the Quran, where Zakah and Sadaqah are seen as (1) a religious obligation, (2) the right of the poor and needy, (3) a spiritual cleansing for the donor, and (4) goes towards rebalancing wealth distribution to the rightful recipients, iA
Instead of giving out water bottles, we are installing advanced water filters so that far more people benefit. Instead of handing out money for expenses, it is far more beneficial paying for children’s education so that the next generation of children will not be left to languish.
Every cent received in Sadaqah or Zakah is spent on aid while every dollar spent on expenses (foreseen and unforeseen) is paid 100% by us at The Gaza Fund, to ensure a 100% donation policy. Every cent is reliably tracked, spent on Gaza and its people; and accounted for on this website.
If there is an established charity on the ground carrying out similar projects to ours, it is imperative to lend support rather than compete with each other for funds. Unless we commit to a fraternal approach to Islamic welfare, we will collectively fail in our goal of making a difference in Gaza.
Just as importantly, the objective of The Gaza Fund is not just to “give Gazans a fish to eat but enable them to fish”, to paraphrase what Confucius once famously said.
To this end and to further advance our objectives within the parameters of operating as a charity, The Gaza Fund engages in research, advocacy and campaigning to help highlight barriers to ending poverty and achieving independence from aid and throw a little wrench in the gears of the illegal blockade and occupation.
Please therefore donate however much you can. To make a donation in HK$, Euro €, US$ or GBP£, please click here (quicker response time) or email firstname.lastname@example.org (in Hong Kong)
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