Zakah Committee

 

The Zakah Committee of Amana Foundation is a permanent, standing committee dedicated to collecting and distributing zakah and sadaqa donations from and on behalf of American Muslims in the Delaware Valley

 

Members of the community are appointed to serve on the Zakah Committee. These are indivisuals with standing probity and networks within the community that enable them to connect the needy to the sources of available funding to address their needs.

 

Those who spend their wealth in God’s cause are like grains of corn that produce seven ears, each bearing a hundred grains. God gives multiple increase to whoever He wishes: He is limitless and all knowing. Qur'an 2:261

Ahmad Abdelhamid

Member

Dr. Ahmad Abdel-Hamid is a Professor of Civil Engineering at Drexel University since 1982. He has over 35 years of experience as a faculty member, a Professional Engineer and a consultant in the USA, Canada and the Middle East. Dr. Abdel-Hamid has been an active member of the Muslim community in the Mainline Area since the mid-eighties. He served as the Chairman of the Community Service Committee of the Foundation for Islamic Education (FIE) in Villanova PA for many years. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of the FIE. Dr. Abdel-Hamid has been the Friday Prayer Leader at FIE, Islamic Society of Greater Valley Forge and Islamic Society of Chester County.

kghayas1@gmail.com

M: 610-306-0589

Khurrum Khan

Member

Attendee at Foundation for Islamic Education

Shahid Baluch

Member

Attendee at the Foundation for Islamic Education

fzhassan@gmail.com

M:610-316-6052

 

Faiz Hassan

Member

Attendee at the Islamic Society of Greater Valley Forge

Syed Mujeeb Rehman

Member

syedrehman@yahoo.com

M:484-716-0849

 

Attendee at the Islamic Society of Greater Valley Forge

Zoulaikha Taoufik
Member

Head of Zakah Committee & Attendee at the Islamic Society of Greater Valley Forge

Iftekhar Hussain

Member

ihussain22@gmail.com

M:484-569-9696

 

Attendee at the Islamic Society of Chester County

nsouadda@gmail.com

M: 484-432-0251

 

Nicole Souadda
Board Member

Nicole serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of Amana Foundation.  She has previously served as the Board's Chairman and has been an active member and volunteer since the organization's inception.  Nicole has previously served on the Executive Board of CAIR-Philadelphia as well as serving as a Director for the National Investor Relations Institute Virtual Chapter.