Dr. Haifaa Younis is an American Board Certified Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with roots from Iraq. Her pursuit of Islamic knowledge initiated when she began to study with various Islamic scholars from across the United States while she simultaneously attended individual courses and lectures on subjects including Aqeeda, Fiqh, usual Fiqh, Hadeeth, and Tazkiyah (purification of the soul).
From the United States, she moved to Saudi Arabia where she graduated from the Mecca Institute of Islamic Studies (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia) and Al-Huda Qur’an Memorisation School (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia) where she completed the memorisation of the Qur’an. She is the founder and Chairman of Jannah Institute and currently teaches seminars on the thematic commentary of various chapters of the Holy Qur’an and their practical relevance in our day-to-day living. Additionally, she offers retreats on key topics that inspire hearts, combining the inner essence of Islam with an outward expression of practice. Dr. Haifaa is passionate about spreading the word of Allah (SBW) and igniting the love of Islam and the Qur’an through her teachings.
Raising funds for Orphans & Children
Islamic Relief’s Orphan and Children’s programme provides lifesaving care and innovative projects to create a better future for children in need. The Orphan Sponsorship Programme assists over 78,000 orphaned children with food, medical, educational assistance on a monthly basis and the Orphans Endowment Fund (Waqf) ensures that the children are provided with uniforms, winter kits and stationery annually.
The Orphan and Children’s programme goes beyond helping 1 child, it helps entire families by integrating sustainable development projects that teaches caregivers to earn their own income and lift their families out of poverty.