Islamic Relief

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Islamic Relief South Africa stands as a testament to the power of compassion, unity, and faith. As a beacon of hope for countless individuals in need, this organization exemplifies the true spirit of Islamic philanthropy and brotherhood, providing both immediate assistance and long-term support to communities at home and abroad.


Founded in 1984, Islamic Relief started its journey in the United Kingdom, with the mission to respond to the needs of the world’s most vulnerable. Realizing the potential for change in South Africa and its surrounding regions, Islamic Relief South Africa was established to address the unique challenges faced by the communities in this part of the world. Since its inception, it has grown exponentially, providing aid to millions.


Islamic Relief South Africa envisions a world where individuals, regardless of their backgrounds, are free from poverty, harm, and injustice. They are committed to creating a world where communities are self-sufficient, prosperous, and where every individual can live with dignity.


Islamic Relief South Africa operates under several core objectives:

  1. Immediate Response: Providing swift aid during emergencies like natural disasters or conflicts.
  2. Long-term Projects: Offering sustained support in areas like education, water, health, and livelihood.
  3. Advocacy: Raising awareness on issues such as climate change, gender-based violence, and poverty.

Islamic Relief Local and International

Locally, Islamic Relief South Africa has been instrumental in addressing poverty, water scarcity, and education gaps, to name a few. From Cape Town to Durban, they’ve left a mark of kindness and resilience.

On the international front, they have stretched their helping hands to Syria, Yemen, Palestine, and Myanmar, amongst others. Through partnerships with global bodies and other Islamic Relief branches, they ensure that aid reaches those in dire need.

How to Contribute

Every effort counts, and here’s how you can be a part of this noble cause:

  • Donations: Whether it’s a one-time gift or a monthly contribution, every bit helps.
  • Volunteer: Lend your skills and time. From organizing events to raising awareness, volunteers are the backbone of their operations.
  • Fundraising: Start your campaign or join an existing one.
  • Corporate Partnerships: Businesses can play a significant role in magnifying the impact.


Islamic Relief South Africa’s commitment to alleviating suffering and promoting sustainable environments for communities, both locally and globally, is commendable. By supporting their initiatives, we can all be part of a brighter, more equitable future.


For more information or to get involved:

  • Website: Islamic Relief South Africa’s Official Website
  • Email:
  • Phone: 0800 111 898
  • Address: 396 Imam Haron Road, Lansdowne, Cape Town


Support, share, and join hands with Islamic Relief South Africa, where love, faith, and action converge to make a difference.

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