Best Waqf Rice For Students' Food Needs in Islamic Boarding Schools

ACT continues distributing Waqf Rice for students. This time, ACT visited Tasikmalaya to distribute rice to impoverished students in an Islamic boarding school.

Students in Tasikmalaya
Students in Tasikmalaya receive Waqf Rice. (ACTNews)

ACTNews, TASIKMALAYA – Hidayatul Ihsan Islamic Boarding School in Cipertani, Karangnunggal, Tasikmalaya Regency established in 2004. This school was built with community joint money and because of the high determination of Islamic preaching. Currently, there are six teachers and 84 students. 

The school has limited facilities, especially a dormitory, amid the increase of students. Students are not forced to pay tuition fees because 80% of them come from impoverished families. However, the school continues to give the best service to students amid limitations.


To support the continuity of education at Hidayatul Ihsan Islamic Boarding School. Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT) provided hundreds of kilograms of Waqf Rice for students in mid-September. Ustaz Kusnaedi, a teacher in Hidayatul Ihsan Islamic Boarding School, welcomed this assistance. “Insha Allah, the students will eat this rice. Thank you for all benefactors,” he said. 

Global Wakaf-ACT also provided Waqf Rice, the best product from farmers assisted by Global Waqf-ACT, for other Islamic boarding schools, especially schools with underprivileged students and minimal facilities. “This program is an effort of ACT and Generous Friends to support Islamic boarding schools. In the future, similar actions will continue to expand,” said Fauzi Ridwan from ACT Tasikmalaya Program team.[]