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One of Indonesia's largest charitable organizations that has expanded and redefined the transformative power of "zakat" (charity)

CITATION: 2016 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee DOMPET DHUAFA

DOMPET DHUAFA has grown phenomenally to become the largest philanthropic organization in Indonesia today, in terms of donations received. In 2015, DD collected total donations equivalent to USD 20.2 million With offices in twelve Indonesian provinces and five foreign countries, DD’s 200 employees, and 10,000 volunteers have reached thirteen million beneficiaries as of 2015, of […]

January 4, 2017

PHOTO EXHIBIT: 2016 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee DOMPET DHUAFA

Zakat (“charity”) is a cornerstone of the Islamic faith.  It is the obligatory, annual tax on an adult Muslim’s wealth that is dedicated to helping the poor and needy.  With the world’s largest Muslim popu;ation, Indonesia’s potential zakat funds for social amelioration was estimated in 2015 at around 30 billion US dollars.  Sadly, only ten […]

December 12, 2016

RESPONSE: 2016 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee DOMPET DHUAFA

“We dedicate this award to all the poor people who have the passions and work-ethos to rise despite the limitations. We also would like to present this award to donors both individuals and institutional who have earnestly lend a hand and move together to lift up the dignity of the poor. ”RelatedDompet Dhuafa (Awardee) 2016 […]

December 9, 2016

LECTURE PAPER: Wallet of the Poor – A Model of Sustainable Faith-Based Giving

2016 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee Dompet Dhuafa never knew that from humble beginnings, their organization will become the largest philanthropic organization in Indonesia.  In this heartfelt lecture, they laid out the pillars of their successful programs that have collected an impressive USD 20 million and have reached out to a staggering 13 million beneficiaries.  These transformative […]

IN PHOTOS: The 58th Ramon Magsaysay Awards

Relive the 58th Ramon Magsaysay Awards through choice highlights of some of the events during this year’s Ramon Magsaysay Awards Festival Week, and see the 2016 Ramon Magsaysay Awardees spread hope and inspiration through our curated gallery.RelatedCarpio Morales, Conchita (Awardee)Dompet Dhuafa (Awardee)Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers (Awardee)Krishna, Thodur Madabusi (Awardee)Vientiane Rescue (Awardee)Wilson, Bezwada (Awardee) Ramon Magsaysay […]

October 24, 2016