Poverty has reached levels not seen for over a decade in South Africa. Still recovering from the effects of the global pandemic, the economy is struggling and unemployment is on the rise. Islamic Relief is hoping to launch a pilot project in 2023 to help improve access to clean and safe water as well as alleviate food insecurity for vulnerable communities living in rural areas through the rehabilitation of 19 boreholes and construction of 10 more; community-based training on best practices regarding hygiene and sanitation, and the distribution of food vouchers to 100 families.
Islamic Relief has been in South Africa since 2003. Since then, our focus has been on long-term development assistance to help pull vulnerable communities out of the cycle of poverty.
A few of our interventions include:
Thanks to you, we’ve been able to accomplish so much. But there’s still so much more to do. By continuing to support our efforts in South Africa, you can help make a difference in the lives of those in desperate need.