Relief organizations that help people in distressed Islamic regions

A good Muslim is one that exemplifies brotherhood. Most Muslims strive to help those that are in need, with the belief that Allah will relief them off their troubles on the day of resurrection. Therefore, they give and donate readily to charitable courses. The following is a list of some legitimate relief organizations that help people in distressed Islamic regions.

Mercy-USA for Aid and Development

Mercy-USA for Aid and Development is an international relief organization that was founded back in the year 1988. At the time, the non-profit organization was based in Michigan, but it has since grown to be in regions outside of the USA including Kenya, Albania and Syria. Their mission is to ensure that people and communities in various parts of the world are self-sufficient. They work to provide people in distress with food, education, shelter and access to water. In so doing, they promote the health, economic, and education well-being of people in distressed Islamic regions.

Life for Relief and Development

Life for Relief and Development is a nonprofit humanitarian organization that was founded in the year 1992, following the Gulf War. The organization is headquartered in Southfield, Michigan in the USA. However, its reach extends to other countries across the world.

The organization is known to have helped people in distressed Islamic regions including Haiti, Iraq, Afghanistan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria and Sierra Leone-just to mention a few. Also, in the more than two and a half decades of existence, the organization has managed to donate an excess of $450 million to over 45 countries.

Islamic Relief USA

Islamic Relief USA (IRUSA) was founded in the year 1993, however its history goes way back to the year 1984 when Islamic Relief in England was founded. This independent non-profit affiliation is involved in a number of projects to help people in estranged Islamic regions. They provide access to water, shelter to refugees, aid to children, access to education and health facilities, disaster response and sanitation among others. Through the organization, people in countries such as Kenya, Syria, Palestine and other 32 countries have received aid to ease their suffering.