News

February 2018

SAFA DIARY

Setup of Water facilities at Osmania and
Petla Burj Hospitals

Through Safa Baitul Maal, the service of serving cool and filtered water to patients and attenders at various hospitals of Hyderabad recurrent during summer for the past eight years has been efficiently initiated this year too; during the current year, the water facilities have been inaugurated at Osmania Hospital and Maternity Hospital Petla Burj by Mufti Abdul Mohaimin Azhar Al-Qasmi; on this occasion, the chairman of Telangana Minorities Mr. Akbar Hussain and RMO Mr. Mohammad Rafi, the workers of Safa and others were present; the incharge persons of both the hospitals have appreciated the service of Safa; speaking to the media, the vice-president of Safa gave introduction of the services of Safa and urged the people to make efforts to serve water to travellers and wayfarers in view of summer and in addition to humans, make arrangement to provide water for animals and birds on the rooftops. At these places, 4000 litres of water is being supplied daily through which thousands of wayfarers, travellers, patients and attenders are being benefitted daily. Virtue-seekers are appealed to provide best possible assistance in this great service of Safa Baitul Maal. The daily expenditure is about four thousand rupees.

Supply of drinking water in Singareni Colony

In Singareni Colony, a slum locality abutting Saidabad, where Muslims and non-Muslims living in abject poverty and where the people do not have proper access to even drinking water, the incharge persons of Safa Baitul Maal have been supplying filtered water for the past one year; this month, about 40000 litres of filtered water has been supplied free of cost.

Funeral and Burial of Poor Deceased Woman

A woman undergoing treatment at the Osmania Hospital, who had no other relative than her husband, expired and the house owner did not allow the body to be brought home; a journalist called the central president at 11PM on 11th March and gave the information, upon which the president immediately mobilised his staff; the incharge of the funeral and burial department of Safa Baitul Maal made arrangement to give bath to the deceased and the Namaz-e-Janaza was offered at Madrasa Faiz-ul-Uloom and burial was performed at the graveyard adjacent to Masjid-e-Meraj Kurmaguda.

onstruction of Mosque and Installation of Borewell

Through Safa Baitul Maal, mosques are constructed with the assistance of virtue-seekers in villages of different states of India like Bihar, Assam and Jharkhand where despite large Muslim population no mosques are present and likewise borewells are installed in villages facing water scarcity; through the central Safa Baitul Maal, 18 mosques are under construction as of now, out if which, two are nearing completion; during the current month, a sum of Rs.575000 has been sanctioned for the construction of these mosques. Similarly, 4 borewells have also been installed.

Distribution of monthly educational and
food pensions to 112 orphans

Through the central Safa Baitul Maal, along with other multi-faceted services, the process of educational sponsorship of orphans is recurrent; during the survey of Safa Baitul Maal in various slums of Hyderabad, such orphans have been indentified in numerous impoverished households, who despite being brilliant are out of schools due to financial constraints; those children who have lost their father or both parents and whose caretakers are not in a position to shoulder their education and progress due to economic hardships but infact are unable to provide them even with the basic necessities of life- Safa Baitul Maal has taken the responsibility of sponsoring 112 such orphans. A representative has been appointed to monitor these children, who periodically visits schools and reviews their educational progress and presents a report. Alhamdulillah, this month too, two months food assistance of Rs.2000 each totalling Rs.224000 was distributed. The trustees of Safa Baitul Maal have appealed the virtue-seekers to come forward for the educational and food sponsorship of these children so that efforts could be made for their education and progress. Sponsorship amount is Rs.2000 per month and Rs.24000 per annum. Please get in touch on the phone numbers 9394419820, 04024551314.

Distribution of monthly pensions to helpless widows, deserving disabled and poor people

Through Safa Baitul Maal, while various welfare services are performed, monthly pensions are distributed to destitute widows, disabled persons, poor patients suffering from chronic ailments and deserving poor living in different slums of Hyderabad and as deemed convenient lump sum amount for two or three months is given; Alhamdulillah, during the current month too, monthly pensions of Rs.85000 to 40 deserving widows, Rs.89300 to 35 disabled people, Rs.210000 to poor and Rs.6000 to 5 deserving terminally ill patients totalling Rs.490300 have been issued. It may be noted that through the survey department established by Safa Baitul Maal, the investigation of extremely deserving households belonging to different slums is in progress; households identified during survey are issued white cards and based on their entitlement are issued monthly pensions.

Services of Safa Centre Kishanbagh

Through Safa centre Kishanbagh, different services are performed; in addition to issue of interest-free loans, Safa health care and distribution of food leftover in IT companies, other services are also performed; in view of hardships being faced in distributing food to the needy and in performance of other services, a building has been taken on rent opposite Masjid Ashraf Kareem so that the services could be performed efficiently. The building was inaugurated by the president of Safa Moulana Gayas Ahmed Rashadi on Wednesday, the 14th of March. Apart from this, through the Safa centre Kishanbagh, water containers are being arranged in various mosques of the city with assistance from a virtue-seeker.

Distribution of food leftover in IT Companies

Safa Baitul Maal, in association with Glow Tide Society, has launched a service to collect the food leftover in IT companies and universities that is usually discarded and pack it properly and supply to the deserving and poor; Alhamdulillah, this service is functional for the past three months; on behalf of Safa, this service is being performed in Kishanbagh area through Safa centre; this food is distributed to the white card holding deserving households that are identified through the survey of Safa Baitul Maal. During the current, various food packets were distributed in an organised way to about 3000 households.

Safa Micro-Finance

Through Safa Baitul Maal, small traders of Kishanbagh area who do business with usurious loans are provided interest-free loans in order to save them from the curse of usury, so that their economic condition is strengthened and they could progress; hence during the current month, interest-free loans of Rs.1 lakh have been issued to 25 persons.

Comprehensive Survey of poor slum households

Through Safa Baitul Maal, survey of households living in various slums of Hyderabad is being conducted; on behalf of Safa, a team has been constituted for this prominent service that investigates the applications received daily from various areas and that of poor households and their conditions are computerised; those found deserving among them are issued white entitlement cards through which they are eligible to avail the services of Safa; Alhamdulillah, during the current month, the survey team of Safa reached 411households and did complete investigations and issued entitlement cards to 253 households found eligible through earlier survey. House to house is in progress in Kishanbagh area.

Partial Assistance to the Poor, the Disabled

and Deserving Students

Through the Safa Baitul Maal, assistance is provided to victims of circumstances and accidents and assistance is provided after investigation to students of religious schools and deserving students are sponsored; hence this month, medical assistance of Rs.107000 to 7 deserving poor patients suffering from different diseases, educational assistance of Rs.3000 to 1 deserving student and partial assistance of Rs.22500 to 11 disabled persons have been issued.

Services of Safa Health Care

Under the aegis of Safa Baitul Maal permanent clinics, "Safa Health Care" in Hafez Baba Nagar and Kishanbagh and "Abeda Clinic" in Singareni Colony have been established. White card holding patients approaching these three clinics are provided free diagnosis and free medicines; also, through Safa diagnostic centre, as required, ECG, Nebuliser, all blood and urine examinations, x-ray tests etc. are also provided free of cost. Hence during the current month, a total of 2014 patients have been evaluated at these three centres and free medicines were also provided to them.

Services of Safa Diagnostic Centre

Through the Safa Diagnostic Centre established under the aegis of Safa Baitul Maal, all tests of blood and urine are done free of cost for the deserving patients who approach the Safa medical camps and for other patients these tests are performed on nominal cost; Alhamdulillah, this month, free tests have been done for 206 deserving patients.

Diagnosis of various diseases of hundreds of patients through free mega camps

At the locations where free medical camps are held every month on behalf of Safa Baitul Maal, free mega camps are being organised in collaboration with KIMS Bibi Cancer Hospital; in these camps, free diagnosis is being done through specialist doctors for the gutkha addicted cancer patients; likewise, free diagnosis of feminine ailments is also been performed and they are being provided medicines; similarly, free eye diagnosis is also being performed through eye specialists. Alhamdulillah, during the current month, free mega camps were held at 8 locations through which hundreds of patients were benefited.

Free medical camps of Safa Baitul Maal

Through the Safa Mobile Clinic organised by Safa Baitul Maal, free medical camps are conducted in various slum localities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad where free diagnosis along with free medicines is provided to poor deserving patients; this apart, through Safa Diagnostic Centre, as required, ECG, Nebuliser, all blood and urine examinations, x-ray tests etc. are also provided free of cost; through these camps of Safa Baitul Maal, people suffering from chronic ailments like diabetes, high blood pressure, thyroid are provided free medicines for a month. Hence during the current month, a total of 27 camps have been held and a total of 2021 patients were benefited.