Rs. 127 Cr. Disbursed during 27 Years
Hyderabad: The Hyderabad Zakat and Charitable Trust (HZCT) and the Foundation for Educational and Economic Development (FEED) together disbursed Rs. 4.72 crore by way of scholarships and distributed food packets and Eid clothes to widows and orphans to the tune of Rs. 1.94 crore, supported 25,000 students in 106 schools with Rs. 1.43 crore, devoted Rs. 39 lakh for nurturing excellence through special measures by awarding Rs. 10,000 to 316 girls who topped in 10th grade Board exams in Telengana and Andhra Pradesh and allocated Rs. 23 lakh for digging borewells, relief and rehabilitation and remarriage of young widows.
In its latest report made available to Islamic Voice, Chairman Ghiasuddin Babukhan states that the organisation has completed 27 years since it began its charitable work. During the period, the Trust and the Foundation together spent Rs. 123 crore to enhance the level of education and living standards of 13 lakh beneficiaries. It provided uniforms, Eid clothes and iftar food packets to 50,000 orphans and 166,000 children and their families.
Adding another feather to its crown, another Trust named as GBK Trust set up a Hyderabad Institute of Excellence in Vikarabad. The students taught and trained till the 12th standard level have been cornering seats in renowned professional institutes such as the IITs, NITs etc. According to the report, so far four students have entered the Indian Institute of Information Technology and 20 in MBBS courses of various medical colleges. Eight have cracked the entry level test to enter NITs; eight students were able to get seats in Institute of Architecture and Planning in Delhi; 288 have made it to various engineering colleges; and 41 were able to enroll in distinguished universities.