Based on the role of Alfaisal without Borders foundation in activating the charitable aspect in helping the debtors within the Qatari society.
The “Moeen” project has been launched aiming to help the families who are facing financial troubles and or debts; in accordance with the words of Allah Almighty in holy Quran:
And if someone is in hardship, then [let there be] postponement until [a time of] ease. But if you give [from your right as] charity, then it is better for you, if you only knew
Thus, the main aim of this project lies in releasing a numbers of debtors from prisons throughout the year in cooperation with the competent authorities which have clear statistics of the number of debtors within the country, as well as the method of assisting each one and the required amount.
- Relieving the distress of the indebted citizens and residents.
- Helping the debtors to integrate into society after their release from prison.
- Providing scientific training and qualifying workshops for debtors.
- Preserving the families of the debtors from being lost, especially when the only breadwinner of the family is in prison.
- Trying to change the society’s perception of those prisoners who suffer after their release from prison in a way that harms human rights; through media awareness campaigns and demonstrating that poverty and ignorance are the reason for the debtors to enter prison, not to commit a crime that threatens freedoms and society.
Debtors Selection Criteria
- The poor debtor who was imprisoned for permissible matters by religion.
- The poor debtor because of disasters or calamities that have affected him.
- Debtor to reconcile among people.
- The money guarantor on behalf of an insolvent person.
- The dead debtor if his inheritance does not fulfill the debt.
- It is permissible to pay a debt for a person who wants to equip his daughters in case he becomes insolvent.
- It is not permissible to pay off the debt of a person whose debt is in sins (alcohol - gambling - usury).
- It is not permissible to pay off the debtor’s who is able to pay.
The number of beneficiaries so far: 3 Families