Our foundation named after Aziz Mahmud Hudayi, one of the spiritual leaders of Uskudar was established in 1985 in order perpetuate his mission “to combat poverty and ignorance”. As a non-governmental organization (NGO) activities of our foundation is exempt from taxes therefore our donors and sponsors contribute to our works without any taxes or any other expenses subject to governmental requirements. It provides humanitarian aids, socio-cultural services, publications, and educational services to meet the needs of the poor, the widow, the orphan, and seekers of knowledge both domestic and foreign.
Our General Directorate for Administrative and Humanitarian Aids established in accordance with the goals and purposes of our foundation is the department that makes projects to conduct humanitarian aids and social services. The Humanitarian Aids Branch of our directorate fulfills many activities towards achieving its goal to deliver the donations of the people of Anatolia to the needy and the poor in almost forty countries in various geographies such as Asia, Africa, the Balkans, Caucasus, Middle East Far East, and in particular in Turkey. The main goal of our activities performed through the units under the roof of our foundation or the partner institutions working in the related countries is not only to heal the wounds of the needy, but also to contribute the meet the Muslim world’s need for qualified people by means of fighting the poverty and ignorance.
In line with these goals, our General Directorate for Administrative and Humanitarian Aids in its two centers located in Uskudar and Kucuk Camlica continues to provide various services and projects both domestically and abroad such as soup kitchens, food and supply aids, cash and in kind assistance, Ramadan assistance and Iftar meals, sacrifice services, water wells, education projects, construction of mosques, prayer houses, and cultural centers, organizations to help the orphans, and hudayi emergency assistance project.