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The prescribed way of making amends for wrong actions is Kaffara.


Kaffara can be given for many different kinds of wrong actions and there can be many different forms of expiation varying from the degree of the sin and the situation and capabilities of the person who did it. Regarding how much one should pay for a certain sin, it is better that they consult with an imam or scholar they know and trust to explain their specific case and get advice based on that.  However, if for some reason one is unable to do so then they may contact Hidaya and we may be able to contact a scholar on your behalf to help you with your kaffara insha'Allah.

Hidaya distributes kaffara on behalf of donors by providing meals to the poor.

Since 2011, Hidaya has distributed 2,295 dry ration packages to poor families on behalf of our donors under the Kaffara project.

1 2017 Report
2 2016 Report
3 2015 Report
4 2014 Report
5 2013 Report
6 2012 Report
7 2011 Report

Sitara-e-Isaar Awarded to Hidaya Foundation

The partner organization of Hidaya Trust, Hidaya Foundation was awarded Sitara-i-Eisaar (Star of Sacrifice) by the Government of Pakistan, in recognition of the results-oriented relief efforts of both the organizations during the 2005 earthquake in Pakistan. It was awarded during a special ceremony held at the Embassy of Pakistan in Washington, DC.

In Keeping with our commitment to the communities in which Hidaya Trust operates, it hires its work force as an equal opportunity employer.  It means that employment decisions are based on merit and business needs and not on race, color, status in the society, ancestry, sex, age, religion, creed and marital status.