Blog Action Day '08 POVERTY!

Blog Action Day'08 POVERTY

As I mentioned in my previous post, is joining the race within the blogosphere to help a very important cause; the eradication of poverty worldwide. Individuals, celebrities, organizations, and even nations have attempted to salve this problem faced by millions of people around the world, yet unfortunately no significant results are realized.

How can we truly answer this problem once and for all? Is there not a manual that addresses such conditions in any environment? With all of the world’s super powers, wealth, and support for such a cause, why don’t we see progress? Perhaps there’s a fault in the systems implemented in past years. A system that has not been practiced on a macro level for some time now which has proven results in the past is that of the Zakah (‘alms for the poor’) system; the 4th pillar in Islam. Read more…