Integration of Islamic philanthropic economic services for alleviation of poverty: the case of affordable housing
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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.
Microfinance , Alleviation of poverty , Housing
A. Mohsin, M. I., Alhabshi, S. O., Shaikh Abdul Razak, S. H., & Sadr, S. K. (2016, September 19-22). Integration of Islamic philanthropic economic services for alleviation of poverty: the case of affordable housing [Paper presentation]. 1st International Conference Integrated Microfinance Management for Sustainable Community Development (ICIMM 2016), Bandung, Indonesia.