Waqf : aporverty alleviation tool in Malaysia / Che’ Khalilah Mahmood, Nor Haliza Hamzah and Wan Nor Hafidzah Wan Mohd

Mahmood, Che’ Khalilah and Hamzah, Nor Haliza and Wan Mohd, Wan Nor Hafidzah (2017) Waqf : aporverty alleviation tool in Malaysia / Che’ Khalilah Mahmood, Nor Haliza Hamzah and Wan Nor Hafidzah Wan Mohd. Gading Journal For The Social Sciences, 20 (2). pp. 13-20. ISSN 0128-5599

Abstract

Waqf is a charitable instrument in Islam that has many roles including helping the have-nots in the society. This paper discusses Waqf as a poverty alleviation tool in Malaysia, the key roles of Waqf institutions and the issues faced by those institutions in Malaysia. Â This is a conceptual paper which has been developed through literature reviews some of the current literature, journals, report and news on the subject matter. The findings includes the d iscussion on Waqf as a poverty alleviation tool which include socio-economic development for the poor and supporting in providing the facilities such as mosque, hospitals, orphanage shelters and others.

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Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsID Num. / Email
Mahmood, Che’ KhalilahUNSPECIFIED
Hamzah, Nor HalizaUNSPECIFIED
Wan Mohd, Wan Nor HafidzahUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > Islam > Waqf. Awqāf. Charities. Endowments
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > Islam > Waqf. Awqāf. Charities. Endowments > Malaysia
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > Islam > The practice of Islam
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Pahang > Jengka Campus
Journal or Publication Title: Gading Journal For The Social Sciences
Journal: UiTM Journal > Gading Journal for the Social Sciences
ISSN: 0128-5599
Volume: 20
Number: 2
Page Range: pp. 13-20
Item ID: 29223
Uncontrolled Keywords: Awqaf, waqf, poverty, cash waqf, education waqf
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/29223

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