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  • Authors: Ismail Abdel Mohsin, Magda (2010-01-01)

  • The institution of waqf, or an Islamic foundation, has played a significant role throughout Islamic history, from the time of the Prophet (pbuh) to the present time. Although this institution existed before the coming of Islam, Islam was the first religion to develop its legal system and to regulate it. It became the main device created by Muslims to facilitate most social services such as education, health care, national security, transportation facilities, basic infrastructure, etc., without any cost to the government. Recently, the creation of new waqf has concentrated mainly on movable waqf, i.e., cash waqf.

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  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Ismail Abdel Mohsin, Magda; Alhabshi, Syed Othman (2016)

  • The failure of interest based programmes, such as micro-finance and anti-poverty programmes, in assisting the destitute, eradicating poverty and reducing income inequality encouraged the authors to study in depth the alternative financial institutions to interest/riba that can solve such problems rather than harming individuals, communities, societies and countries. This raises the question of whether the different Islamic financial institutions can eradicate poverty, reduce inequalities and provide microfinance with zero-interest. The answer to this will be presented throughout this paper.

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  • Newsletter & Bulletin


  • Authors: Ismail Abdel Mohsin, Magda (2017)

  • According to the World Bank Statistics (2012) more than 80% of the world's population live in countries where income inequality is very wide. The latest Oxfam report shows that the richest 1% of the world population holds over 50% of the world's wealth. This means that 62 richest people own an estimated wealth of US$1.76 trillion which is equivalent to the wealth of 3.5 billion people who make the poorest half of the world population (2015). The failure of the capitalist system in reducing this income inequality encourages economists to provide justification for this huge gap between the rich and the poor. Some economists believe that the main causes of this income inequalities is due...

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  • Book


  • Authors: Ismail Abdel Mohsin, Magda; Muneeza, Aishath (2020)

  • The book is written to meet the needs of students studying waqf and those who are keen to study modes of Islamic social finance. Part of this book maybe useful to those studying Islamic economics at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Apart from students, this book can be used by professionals to refresh and update their knowledge about the subject and implement Islamic social finance via waqf practically. This book is arranged in a way that helps readers understand pertinent areas of the topic in a comprehensive manner.

  • integrating waqf crowfunding into the blockchain_magda_aishath.jpg.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Ismail Abdel Mohsin, Magda; Muneeza, Aishath (2019)

  • Looking at current global reports, it seems that half of the world's population is suffering economically and socially. According to the most recent estimates, in 2013, 10.7 per cent of the world's population (767 million people) lived on less than US$1.90 a day (World Bank|Poverty Overview 2018). Moreover, millions of people lack adequate shelter and access to portable water, health services and education and suffer from extreme hunger (Shah 2013). Muslim countries are not exceptional, even though many anti-poverty programmes have been implemented, yet the Islamic Development Bank reported that 351.2 million people are living on less than $1.25 a day (SESRIC - Statistical, Economic a...

  • Integration_Islamic_philanthropic_economic_services_alleviation_poverity_case_affordable_housing_Magda et al.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Sadr, Seyed Kazem; Alhabshi, Syed Othman; Ismail Abdel Mohsin, Magda; Shaikh Abdul Razak, Shaikh Hamzah (2020)

  • This paper argues that the goal of poverty alleviation and a decent standard of living is not attainable in Muslim communities unless the economic and social services of the Islamic philanthropic institutes are integrated and a full-fledged collaboration would be resumed among the managing boards. The first part of the paper will examine why Muslims participate in altruistic giving and what are the alternative forms of contributions that are provided by Shariah of Islam. The second part will review the potential and actual contributions of the said Islamic benevolent giving for poverty eradication and well-being of low and vulnerable income families. The third and concluding part will...

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  • Academic Presentation


  • Authors: Ismail Abdel Mohsin, Magda; Alhabshi, Syed Othman; Shaikh Abdul Razak, Shaikh Hamzah; Sadr, Seyed Kazem (2016)

  • The main objective of this paper is to draw the attention to the four remarkable financial institutions which are meant to eradicate poverty, reduces inequalities and narrowing down the gap between the rich and the poor in ethical and just a way. These financial institutions are the zakah, waqf, qard-hassan and interest-free financial institutions.

  • An_introduction_to_cash_waqf_Aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Fikry, Mohammad Aly; Mohamed Hadary, Mohamed Serilkhetim; Muneeza, Aishath (2018)

  • Cash waqf is a type of waqf categorized as movable waqf. Like other waqf, cash waqf aims to promote service to mankind by establishing waqf using money. Historically, cash waqf was widely used by the Ottoman Empire since the end of 16th century. At that time, cash waqf was used to finance entrepreneurs for their business, and then the return was used for public service such as hospitalization, education, water channelling, bridges, roads, etc. Cash waqf played an important role in the economy of the empire.

  • islamic_case_study_zakah_alleviating_poverty_through_tax_rebate_magda.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Ismail Abdel Mohsin, Magda; Saiti, Buerhan (2011)

  • From a mere glance at Muslim countries today, we realize that they are classified as third world countries even though they are adopting a secular system. The recent statistical data of 2009 shows that the majority of people who live below poverty are found in Muslim countries such as; Afghanistan 53%, Eritrea 50%, Yemen 45%, Bangladesh 45%, Sudan 40%, Pakistan 24%, Algeria 23%, Egypt 20%, Turkey 20%, and Indonesia 18%. Some scholars related this fact to the oppression, humiliation and the bad policies which had been imposed to almost all Muslim countries during colonization and which continued up to the present time. Others related this to the incompetence and the corruption on the p...

Browsing by Topic Islamic wealth management

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Showing results 35 to 44 of 105
  • giving_back_cash_waqf_malaysia_magda_2010.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Ismail Abdel Mohsin, Magda (2010-01-01)

  • The institution of waqf, or an Islamic foundation, has played a significant role throughout Islamic history, from the time of the Prophet (pbuh) to the present time. Although this institution existed before the coming of Islam, Islam was the first religion to develop its legal system and to regulate it. It became the main device created by Muslims to facilitate most social services such as education, health care, national security, transportation facilities, basic infrastructure, etc., without any cost to the government. Recently, the creation of new waqf has concentrated mainly on movable waqf, i.e., cash waqf.

  • hybrid_model_zakah_Waqf_Qard-hassan_magda_othman.PDF.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Ismail Abdel Mohsin, Magda; Alhabshi, Syed Othman (2016)

  • The failure of interest based programmes, such as micro-finance and anti-poverty programmes, in assisting the destitute, eradicating poverty and reducing income inequality encouraged the authors to study in depth the alternative financial institutions to interest/riba that can solve such problems rather than harming individuals, communities, societies and countries. This raises the question of whether the different Islamic financial institutions can eradicate poverty, reduce inequalities and provide microfinance with zero-interest. The answer to this will be presented throughout this paper.

  • IFHubEd5_income_inequality_reduction_magda.pdf.jpg
  • Newsletter & Bulletin


  • Authors: Ismail Abdel Mohsin, Magda (2017)

  • According to the World Bank Statistics (2012) more than 80% of the world's population live in countries where income inequality is very wide. The latest Oxfam report shows that the richest 1% of the world population holds over 50% of the world's wealth. This means that 62 richest people own an estimated wealth of US$1.76 trillion which is equivalent to the wealth of 3.5 billion people who make the poorest half of the world population (2015). The failure of the capitalist system in reducing this income inequality encourages economists to provide justification for this huge gap between the rich and the poor. Some economists believe that the main causes of this income inequalities is due...

  • The_institution_waqf_innovative_financial_tool_socio_economic_development_Magda_Aishath.jpg.jpg
  • Book


  • Authors: Ismail Abdel Mohsin, Magda; Muneeza, Aishath (2020)

  • The book is written to meet the needs of students studying waqf and those who are keen to study modes of Islamic social finance. Part of this book maybe useful to those studying Islamic economics at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Apart from students, this book can be used by professionals to refresh and update their knowledge about the subject and implement Islamic social finance via waqf practically. This book is arranged in a way that helps readers understand pertinent areas of the topic in a comprehensive manner.

  • integrating waqf crowfunding into the blockchain_magda_aishath.jpg.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Ismail Abdel Mohsin, Magda; Muneeza, Aishath (2019)

  • Looking at current global reports, it seems that half of the world's population is suffering economically and socially. According to the most recent estimates, in 2013, 10.7 per cent of the world's population (767 million people) lived on less than US$1.90 a day (World Bank|Poverty Overview 2018). Moreover, millions of people lack adequate shelter and access to portable water, health services and education and suffer from extreme hunger (Shah 2013). Muslim countries are not exceptional, even though many anti-poverty programmes have been implemented, yet the Islamic Development Bank reported that 351.2 million people are living on less than $1.25 a day (SESRIC - Statistical, Economic a...

  • Integration_Islamic_philanthropic_economic_services_alleviation_poverity_case_affordable_housing_Magda et al.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Sadr, Seyed Kazem; Alhabshi, Syed Othman; Ismail Abdel Mohsin, Magda; Shaikh Abdul Razak, Shaikh Hamzah (2020)

  • This paper argues that the goal of poverty alleviation and a decent standard of living is not attainable in Muslim communities unless the economic and social services of the Islamic philanthropic institutes are integrated and a full-fledged collaboration would be resumed among the managing boards. The first part of the paper will examine why Muslims participate in altruistic giving and what are the alternative forms of contributions that are provided by Shariah of Islam. The second part will review the potential and actual contributions of the said Islamic benevolent giving for poverty eradication and well-being of low and vulnerable income families. The third and concluding part will...

  • integration_of_Islamic_philanthropic_economic_services_for_alleviation_of_poverty_the_case_of_affordable_housing_magda_et_al.pdf.jpg
  • Academic Presentation


  • Authors: Ismail Abdel Mohsin, Magda; Alhabshi, Syed Othman; Shaikh Abdul Razak, Shaikh Hamzah; Sadr, Seyed Kazem (2016)

  • The main objective of this paper is to draw the attention to the four remarkable financial institutions which are meant to eradicate poverty, reduces inequalities and narrowing down the gap between the rich and the poor in ethical and just a way. These financial institutions are the zakah, waqf, qard-hassan and interest-free financial institutions.

  • An_introduction_to_cash_waqf_Aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Fikry, Mohammad Aly; Mohamed Hadary, Mohamed Serilkhetim; Muneeza, Aishath (2018)

  • Cash waqf is a type of waqf categorized as movable waqf. Like other waqf, cash waqf aims to promote service to mankind by establishing waqf using money. Historically, cash waqf was widely used by the Ottoman Empire since the end of 16th century. At that time, cash waqf was used to finance entrepreneurs for their business, and then the return was used for public service such as hospitalization, education, water channelling, bridges, roads, etc. Cash waqf played an important role in the economy of the empire.

  • islamic_case_study_zakah_alleviating_poverty_through_tax_rebate_magda.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Ismail Abdel Mohsin, Magda; Saiti, Buerhan (2011)

  • From a mere glance at Muslim countries today, we realize that they are classified as third world countries even though they are adopting a secular system. The recent statistical data of 2009 shows that the majority of people who live below poverty are found in Muslim countries such as; Afghanistan 53%, Eritrea 50%, Yemen 45%, Bangladesh 45%, Sudan 40%, Pakistan 24%, Algeria 23%, Egypt 20%, Turkey 20%, and Indonesia 18%. Some scholars related this fact to the oppression, humiliation and the bad policies which had been imposed to almost all Muslim countries during colonization and which continued up to the present time. Others related this to the incompetence and the corruption on the p...