A Bait-ul-Maal set up by youths in Gojwara locality of Srinagar has distributed over Rs 3 lakh rupees among the needy.
"A young brigade from Old Srinagar's Gojwara area under the name of Muslim Bait-ul-Maal continuously worked out and reached out to hundreds of families in need in a very secret way with its helping hand," said a statement.
"We have experienced how the Kashmiri people are coordinated and bonded with each other in these harsh days and one of the best experiences that we are seeing comes from the local Bait ul maals of the various areas of Kashmir valley which are continuously reaching out to the general needy persons of the society."
The charity body was established in 2012 by a local group of youth has successfully distributed more than 1000 food kits among the needy people of the area in particular and among the society in general during this turmoil.
"Food kits which are distributed mainly comprises of basic amenities of life. Moreover in these harsh days where no earnings are made even by the rich man of the society, Muslim Bait-Ul-Maal has provided financial assistance of more than Rs three lakhs among the people who were cashless especially on the eve of Eid-Ul-Adha," a young volunteer said.
They also appealed people to help these Bait ul maals, especially during these tough days and establish more and more such institutions at Local Village/Tehsil/Mohalla levels.