Who we are
The JAC was formed in 2020, with the founding members Anjuman-e-Imamia, Masjid-e-Askari & Shia Qabrastan Managing Committee, Anjuman-e-Soghra, Idara-e-Faiz ul Islam, and Al-Risalath Charitable Trust, all from Bangalore City, a city widely regarded as the “Silicon Valley of India" (IT capital of India) because of its role as the nation’s leading information technology (IT) exporter.
COVID JAC (Joint Action Committee) is the coming together of 4 like-minded independent registered community-centric institutions that have provided a socio-economic platform for community development. JAC has come about by the convergence of like-minded individuals brought together by adversity with an agenda to help their fellow beings combat CoViD19.
Together they decided to counter the scourge of Covid 19. The oldest being 85-year-old Anjuman-e-Imamia, the cornerstone Institution of the Shia sect of Karnataka. The Anjuman-e-Soghra is a 25-year-old, women-run body that has over the years provided educational support and financial aid to widows besides having provided skill development for well over a decade. The 3rd in the line of seniority is Idara-e-Faiz ul Islam that came into being to foster the very same objectives but catering to the localities of Anepalya, Neelasanda, Austin town localities of the burgeoning Metropolis of Bengaluru. The 4th inline is Al-Risalath Charitable Trust the local body fostering the well-being of the community enclaves of Yeshwantpur and Bhoopsandra.
The operational element of the JAC is conducted by the office bearers of Masjid-e-Askari & Shia Qabrastan Managing Committee in close conjunction with the officials of the constituent bodies. JAC has got external support from Imamia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) office-bearers & Walfajr Foundation, Yeshwanthpur, Bengaluru. As we speak our teams are supporting family get the near and dear into a hospital, any hospital.
Create a lasting legacy
Leaving a bequest or gift in your Will to JAC is one of the most valuable gifts you can give.
Your gift will help send boys and girls to school, help families receive life-saving health care, and help whole communities to overcome poverty. A gift that lasts beyond any lifetime, you will help women and girls in poor communities to break the cycle of poverty, forever.
Each and every gift – large or small – makes a big difference