This paper discusses the issue of risk vis-à-vis the perpetuity restriction principle inherent in Waqf (Islamic endowment). The authors contend that as a result of Ijtihad, particularly Istihsan bi-al-urf (juristic preference on the basis of custom), endowing cash as Waqf is now accepted in the Muslim world.
Hazards of Institutionalized Charity
When a person is helped by a co-worker, neighbour, friend or any other individual in confidentiality, the ego and self-respect of the receiving individual is not hurt or hurt as much as in receiving such benefits publicly from an institution.
Cash Waqf Model for Microenterprises’ Human Capital Development
Cash Waqf has a unique feature of flexibility in allocation of economic resources for their use in redistribution efforts, in terms of cash transfers, asset transfers, skills transfer through education and productivity transfers through health services.
Bibliometric Analysis of Research on Waqf
In this paper, the author had attempted to provide a systematic literature review on Waqf using two prominent research databases, i.e. Scopus and Web of Science. The author, in final analysis, analyzed 257 research documents.