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Pakistan
The often-troubled relationship between religion and politics in Pakistan is the product of a complex history. Islam arrived in the Indian subcontinent in the eighth...

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South and Central Asia South and Central Asia
Religious actors in development in South and Central Asia are vibrant and diverse, yet their contributions are scarcely grasped and rarely addressed in development...

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Alamgir Welfare Trust

The Alamgir Welfare Trust (AWT) is a non-governmental organization which has been providing social welfare services in Pakistan since its founding in 1993. It is primarily funded through zakat donations. AWT started by distributing food to the impoverished, including prisoners, orphans, and poor students, among others. It now provides medical services (including ambulances), dowries for underprivileged girls, blankets, coursebooks for students, burial services, and financial support for the hajj to those in need.