Natural or man-made disasters, poverty and other challenges are a fact
of life for many people in various parts of the world today. South
Africans in general are very fortunate to be living in a country that
is not only peaceful but is also developed in diverse fields. However,
whilst enjoying the blessings of this prosperity, South Africans need
to also reach out and help others who may not be so fortunate, whether
they be within or outside of South Africa's borders.
The Al-Imdaad Foundation is a non-profit humanitarian aid relief
organisation (NGO) registered in the Republic of South Africa,
dedicated to providing humanitarian services in crisis and non-crisis
situations to most needy orphans, widows and destitute, irrespective
of race, religion, culture, creed and geographical boundary.
The Al-Imdaad Foundation aspires to excel in humanitarian relief,
providing humanitarian services with the highest level of compassion,
professionalism and care under the supervision of a team of
professionals from South Africa and abroad.
All trustees and personnel of the Al-Imdaad Foundation strive to serve
humanity with the skills and expertise that they are blessed with. The
team comprises of Theologians, Academics, Accountants, IT Specialists,
Medical Personnel and Paramedics, Attorneys, Businessmen and other
voluntary aid workers.
Friends of the Suffering
Al Imdaad Foundation (South Africa), a sister organisation and more
commonly known as "Friends of the Suffering" has been registered
purely to render humanitarian services in South Africa. This relief
organisation has been registered with the South African
under Section 18a for tax exemption benefits to South
African donors and is a Public Benefit Organisation (PBO).
IFRC – Geneva, Switzerland
The Al Imdaad Foundation
is a signatory to the Code
for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movements
and NGO’s in Disaster Relief. The Foundation supports the Code of
Conduct and strives to incorporate its principles in its humanitarian
Proudly South African
The Al Imdaad Foundation has registered with Proudly South
and is committed to portray its activities, both locally and
abroad in the name of the people of South Africa. Various meetings
with representatives of the Department of International Relations and
Cooperation and South African Embassies in the countries of our
activities have taken place to enhance our commitment to a proudly
South African effort, thereby ensuring South Africa's place in the
International community of humanitarian aid workers.
The Al Imdaad Foundation has registered offices in Indonesia, Jordan,
Australia, the United Kingdom, Bangladesh, Chile and Kenya.
These offices are established to
take care of our various projects in these regions and to act as fund
raising partners. The foundation is at an advanced stage to establish
further representative offices in other parts of the world (including Turkey). The South
of International Relations and Cooperation
and its various embassies
are kept informed of our activities globally.
United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs
The Al Imdaad Foundation is registered with the United
Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs
. The NGO Branch is
the focal point within the United Nations for Non-Governmental
Organizations in consultative status with the Economic and Social
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