Waqf: Our Solution

Waqf: Our Solution

In this thoughtful article, Dr Zara Khan on behalf the Yaqeen Institute, considers the potential of waqfs to address the economic troubles confronting the world today. She spotlights the growing despondency emerging in farming communities and the wealth disparities...
Famous Beneficiaries of Waqfs

Famous Beneficiaries of Waqfs

The annals of history is enriched by extraordinary individuals: rulers, generals, judges, artisans, artists and intellectuals. Their contributions and legacy continues to influence and inspire us today. Yet greatness is not forged by individual efforts alone. When we...
Famous Historical Awqaf

Famous Historical Awqaf

One of the defining features of the Islamic economy through the ages has been the utilisation of Awqaf. A number of Awqaf rose to prominence and remained in the collective memory of the Ummah, this article briefly sheds light on some of the Muslim World’s acclaimed...
Healthcare Waqfs

Healthcare Waqfs

Thousands infected. Society paralysed. Fear rampant. At the turn of the new decade our planet has been gripped by the novel and deadly Coronavirus (Covid-19). For much of human history – prior to the introduction of universal healthcare –  this has been the norm....