About Us

About Us

About us

  • Founded in 2005 On the Principal:

    "They feed with food--despite their own desire for it-- the indigent, and the orphan and the captive (saying): ‘We feed you purely for the sake of God. We desire no reward from you, nor thankfulness." - (Surah al-Insan 8-9)
  • Vision Statement

    Helping Hand for Relief And Development (HHRD) as a Leader in Empowering lives, creating opportunities and strengthening the bond of humanity.

  • Mission Statement

    HHRD is committed to serve humanity by integrating resources for people in need. We strive to provide immediate response in disasters, and effective Programs in places of suffering, for the pleasure of Allah.

  • Who we are

    HHRD is a global humanitarian relief and development organization responding to human sufferings in emergency and disaster situations around the world. In addition to our emergency relief efforts in natural or man-made disasters, we also work on long term relief and development programs.

  • HHRD Serves

    HHRD was established to fulfill our responsibility towards humanity regardless of race, gender, ethnicity, class, location, religion, color, cultural diversity and social background, with a special focus in countries where the majority of the population lives below the poverty line.

  • HHRD Works

    HHRD works globally with special focus in countries where the majority of the population is living below the poverty line. Our partners range from small community support groups to national alliances and international relief organizations.

  • HHRD Partners

    HHRD programs and projects are mainly funded by individual donors like you. HHRD institutional donors include Department for International Development (DFID), World Food Programme (WFP), World Health Organization (WHO), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), UNESCO, Asia Foundation, Qatar Charity, and more. Our Matching Gift Partners include major corporations like Microsoft, Cisco, PepsiCo, Dell, etc. For the complete list Please click here

  • Core Values

    • Mutual Respect: Recognize the innate worth of all people and the value of diversity
    • Equity and Justice: Work to ensure equal opportunity to everyone, irrespective of race, gender, color, class, ethnicity, disability and location
    • Care for All: Provide care for vulnerable groups; orphans, widows and elderly people
    • Honesty and Transparency: Being accountable at all levels for the effectiveness of our actions and open in our judgments and communications with others.
    • Self Respect: To help the poor without humiliating.
    • Solidarity with the Poor: Powerless and excluded will be the only bias in our commitment to the fight against poverty.

Board of Trustees

Dr Mohammad Yunus


Khalid Zabeehullah


Masood Abdali


Ahsan Asad


Kishwar Husain


Hamid Siddiqi


Afzal Mohammad


Anees Ur Rahman


Junaid Shaikh


Nauman Ahmad


Razina Syed


Dr Zaki Ahmad Shaikh


Management Team

Javaid Siddiqi

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

ILyas Choudry

Director of Programs

Irfan Khurshid

Advisor for International Programs

Nuzhat Jawed

Chief of Staff (COS)

Nadia Zeeshan

Director In-Kind Gifts

Asif Khan

Director of Public Affairs & Government Relations

Hafiz Amjad Saeed

Program Manager

Umar Beig

Development Director

Fareed Nawaz

Chief Information Office (CIO)

Sohaib Zamir

Chief Technical Officer (CTO)

Farooq Haque

Chief Financial Officer

Sarwat Ijaz

Donor Care Manager

Senior Managers

Humayun Kabeer

Planned Giving Manager

Sh. Abdirahman Kariye

US West Zone Manager

Rehan Ahmed

US Central Zone Manager

Qasim Mazhar

Major Gift Manager & Fundraising Strategist

Regional Managers

Mustafa Alalusi


Saad Ansari

Houston, TX

Koukab S Syed

Dallas, TX

Rafi Hussaini


Naveed Ahmed


Adil Sheikh

New York-South

Mohammad Arif

New York-North

Shireen Khan


Karim Hakim


Syed Yousuf


Mirza Krndic


Mushtaq Saleemi


Muhammad Hussain

New Jersey

Talha Javed

South & North Carolina





HHRD Recognized Amongst Top Zakat Charity

HHRD�s philanthropic programs have not gone unnoticed, we are ranked among the top-rated Zakat Eligible Charity in the USA. HHRD received an overall score of 98.23 out of 100, reflecting the trust HHRD has earned with US based donors

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