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Islamic Relief USA

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Provides relief and development in a dignified manner regardless of gender, race, or religion, and works to empower individuals in their communities.
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95-4453134

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10194

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Benjamin Franklin famously said, “When the well’s dry, we know the worth of water.” Those that live in the United States often do not think twice about the source of their water or whether it is safe to bathe in or drink. It is a luxury that billions of people worldwide do not know, an uncertainty that communities live with every day. Throughout the movement for clean water access is an acronym called WASH, which stands for “water, sanitation and hygiene services.” This concept is used widely by our charity partners and other government entities that focus on worldwide clean…

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Meet Alina, an orphan from Pakistan who is so much more than just that. When she was in first-grade, a generous donor from the US started sponsoring her. She received a monthly stipend that supported her throughout her education and childhood. Yet the sponsorship meant far more than just a monthly dollar amount: it symbolized opportunity, care, and hope. She is now 20 years old, and the same generous IRUSA donor still sponsors her. (Sponsorships can continue after the age of 18 if the orphan is enrolled in a school program). Alina is completing her third year of medical school to become a physical therapist. She speaks about her dream to become a doctor with such confidence, as if it has already happened. Alina joined IRUSA’s Pakistan Tour in October 2018 across nine US cities; her smile exuded pride and gratefulness. Her presence served as a powerful inspiration to all…