Members of the Consortium

Islamic Relief Worldwide

Islamic Relief is an independent humanitarian and development organization with a presence in over 40 countries around the globe. It envisages a caring world where communities are empowered, social obligations are fulfilled, and people respond as one to the suffering of others.

Islamic Relief works with communities to strengthen their resilience to disasters and provides vital emergency aid when disasters occur. It helps poor people to access basic services, including education, water, and sanitation, as well as healthcare. Islamic Relief provides lasting routes out of poverty through sustainable livelihoods schemes. Their integrated approach to development is transforming communities worldwide.

Islamic Relief tackles the root causes of poverty and makes sure that the world’s most at risk people have a strong voice and real influence in both their programs and advocacy. Islamic Relief is also a policy leader on Islamic humanitarianism, and its research programs develop distinctive, practical approaches to the key issues that are affecting our world today.

Ms. Neelam Fida
Islamic Relief Worldwide
Head of Programme Quality, International Programmes

“Working in a collective, collaborative and holistic manner with communities today, will secure a nurturing, loving, and protective environment for the future of children of all ages and abilities.”

Ms. Neelam Fida

Neelam has over 17 years of experience working in the humanitarian sector. In her current capacity, she is strategically driving innovative approaches and systems to generate new evidence which supports and influences IRW’s global operations. Her department is responsible for developing technical capacity of country office programme teams to implement, measure and ensure ongoing improved quality of programmes. She has also been responsible for implementing faith-inspired projects and programmes for child protection to better understand and contextualise IRW’s work. In addition, she has responsible for developing and taking forward IRW’s safeguarding framework and strategy.

Neelam has a background in psychology, research, mentoring, Islamic counselling, social behaviors network therapy, organizational development, strategic planning, change management and PSEA investigator.

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