Income Generation Projects Update (May 2014)

    IGP

    'It is better that a person should take a rope and bring a bundle of wood on his back to sell so that Allah may preserve his honour, than that he should beg from people (regardless of) whether they give to him or refuse him.'

    - Sahih al-Bukhari

    From December 2013 to May 2014, Ummah Welfare Trust has administered and completed the following income generation projects:

    Bangladesh
    - 43 heads of families each received a cycle rickshaw.
    - 30 heads of families were each provided a cow for milking and rearing.
    - 10 female-headed households each received a sewing machine.
    - General stores was set up for 8 unemployed fathers.
    - Kiosks were set up for 3 female-headed households.
    - A pharmacy was established for a doctor.

    Chechnya
    17 widows were given support in becoming self-employed. New small businesses included sewing workshops, office administration, a bakery and market stalls.

    Pakistan
    27 widows and poor mothers were each provided with a sewing machine.

    Philippines
    - 197 families each received a new fishing boat.
    - 50 heads of families each received a tri-sikad.
    - 40 small kiosks were set up.

    Total IGP Expenditure from Dec 2013 to May 2014: £65,866.37