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Hidaya Foundation's 2016 Accomplishments


Education Program:

No Orphan without Education: Supported over 10,000 orphans each month in Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Guinea and Cameroon


Support Hidaya Schools: Operating 86 schools with over 13,000 students from KG – 8th grade in Pakistan


Adult Education: Educating over 700 non-literate male and female adults to 8th grade level in Pakistan


Support Poor Students: Supported over 13,000 students in Pakistan


Job Skills Training: Trained nearly 1000 students in sewing and over 1800 students in driving in Pakistan


Hidaya Institute of Science & Technology (HIST): Educated over 300 students in basic computer skills, over 300 students in software development, nearly 70 students in system administration, and nearly 70 students in network administration


Hidaya Institute of Farming & Agriculture (HIFA): Educated dozens of young adults in ways of cultivating the land, growing vegetables, taking care of date palm trees and mango orchards at Hidaya Garden





Social Welfare Program:


One Million Meals: Distributed nearly 90,000 dry ration packages to families - enough for over 1,300,000 meals throughout 12 countries (Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Guinea, Cameroon, Benin, Ghana, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo)


Widow/Orphan Support: Supported nearly 5,000 widows and their orphaned children each month in Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Guinea and Cameroon


Marriage Support: Helped 8 young couples with their marriages

Container Shipment for In-Kind Donations: Sent 21 forty ft. containers with donated goods to benefit the poor of Pakistan, worth almost $365,000


Sadaqah Sacrifice: Sacrificed 2,143 goats and 210 oxen and distributed the meat to benefit tens of thousands of families in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Guinea

Aqiqah (Sacrifice for a newly born child): Sacrificed 262 goats on behalf of donors and distributed meat to benefit thousands of families


Qurbani / Udhiya: Arranged 6,212 shares of Qurbani on behalf of our donors (5,012 ox/buffalo shares, 1,200 goats/sheep) and distributed the meat to over 60,000 poor families throughout 16 countries (Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Cameroon, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Togo, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Benin)


Disaster Relief: Provided food to over 3,000 families affected by Sri Lanka Floods, and helped several refugee families settling in the USA with financial and material support, and tuition for their children’s enrollment in schools


Kaffara: Distributed 837 dry ration packages to families, benefiting nearly 5,000 individuals


Fidya: Distributed over 3,303 dry ration packages to families, benefiting over 25,000 individuals


Sadaqat-ul-Fitr: Distributed 2,615 dry ration packages to families, benefiting nearly 15,000 individuals in Pakistan and Bangladesh





Environment Program:



Clean Drinking Water: Installed 519 Water Hand Pumps on behalf of our donors, and distributed nearly 5 million liters of water via water tanker benefiting over 100,000 people


One Million Trees: Planted nearly 20,000 seedlings


Green Energy: Finished installation of solar panels equaling over 60,000 kilowatts at 9 of Hidaya Trust's offices in Pakistan reducing electricity costs and ensuring smoother operations during frequent power outages





Health Care Program:

Medical Camps: Held 82 medical camps and treated over 10,000 poor patients



Medical Assistance: Arranged for 1,189 examinations and treatments for patients in need








Updated on March 8, 2017.


Sitara-e-Isaar Awarded to Hidaya Foundation

Hidaya Foundation was awarded Sitara-i-Eisaar (Star of Sacrifice) by the Government of Pakistan, in recognition of the results-oriented relief efforts during the 2005 earthquake in Pakistan.

Combined Federal Campaign

Hidaya Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) with FEIN 77-0502583. All cash and in-kind donations are tax deductible. Hidaya puts it’s best effort to utilize the funds donated for a specific project, sometimes circumstances dictate we use funds otherwise.