Echoing #RamadanDariHati, Dompet Dhuafa Connects the Kindness of Collaborators in the Warrior of Kindness Gathering


JAKARTA — Welcoming the holy month of Ramadan, Dompet Dhuafa held a meeting entitled “Warrior of Kindness Gathering” at Omah Pawon, Jl. Ampera Raya, East Cilandak, Pasar Minggu, South Jakarta. Taking place from 11.00AM to 05.00PM WIB on Wednesday (15/3/2023), the event was full of meaning that day, carrying an invitation to spread and care for the goodness of #RamadanDariHati (#RamadanFromTheHeart).

Gathering Warrior of Kindness is a meeting of all Dompet Dhuafa’s collaborators of kindness, consisting of volunteers, communities, influencers, musicians, brands, bloggers, media, and all Dompet Dhuafa partners in various fields (technology, finance, culinary, lifestyle, social, economic, educational, and others).

This activity began with hospitality and having lunch together, hadroh performances and recitations from SMART Ekselensia students who also opened the gathering solemnly.

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Secretary of Dompet Dhuafa Republika Foundation, Yayat Supriyatna, when delivering a remark at the Gathering Warrior of Kindness.
The hadroh performance by SMART Ekselensia students.

Then in his remark, Yayat Supriyatna as Secretary of the Management of Dompet Dhuafa Foundation, also said that this event was held as part of the journey of Dompet Dhuafa which welcomed the age of 30 years by echoing #RamadanDariHati (#RamadanFromTheHeart). On his occasion, he also appreciated all Dompet Dhuafa’s Collaborators of Kindness.

“This year, in syaa Allah, Dompet Dhuafa will turn 30 years old, on the upcoming July 2nd. In its role and work as a bridge of kindness from zakat and waqf for a pioneering Islamic philanthropic institution in Indonesia,” said Yayat.

“At the beginning of the collection declaration, IDR 400-500 thousand rupiahs was collected, 30 years later the collection collected was IDR 400 billions. Alhamdulillah, thanks to all the Collaborators of Kindness who participated for the sake of concern for the dhuafa. And in Ramadan later, I wish us success in fasting, tarawih prayers, tadarus, i’tikaf, as well as zakat al-Fitr,” he explained.

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The talk show session at Warrior of Kindness Gathering.
The collaborators of Kindness when writing positive messages

Not long ago, the MC also read a “Letter from the Heart” from one of the Benefit Recipients of Dompet Dhuafa. The letter contained appreciation to Collaborators and Donors which moved hundreds of Collaborators of Kindness who were present there.

Going deeper, the Talk Show session presented Suci N Qadarsih as Head of Ramadan Dompet Dhuafa; Nur Fajriah Rahmah as Head of Sharia Jago Syariah; and Sanih as one of the Benefit Recipients of Economic Empowerment of Horn Banana Chips Assisted by KMM Madina Zone Dompet Dhuafa.

“Ramadan from the heart is inspired by one of the holy verses in the Quran, namely Surah At-Tawbah verse 103. Having content about how every human being has the peace of mind to share, one of which is by giving zakat,” said Suci.

“So, we want to continue to be with Indonesian people through Dompet Dhuafa’s programs during Ramadan. There are Tebar Zakat Fitrah (Spreading Zakat al-Fitr), Ramadan Parcels, Borong Dagangan Pedagang (Merchant Mass-Purchasing), Belanja Bareng Yatim (Shopping with Orphans), Berbagi Buka Puasa (Sharing Iftar), Sedekah Quran (Quran Alms), Tukar Mukena & Sajadah (Exchanging Women’s Praying Clothes & Prayer Rugs), and many more,” she explained again.

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The performance of Raim Laode at Warrior of Kindness Gathering.

Not only that, the Warrior of Kindness Gathering also presented a Fashion Show of Kindness from the work of the Benefit Recipients Creators of Institut Kemandirian (IK), a vocational training center, business, and empowerment school, which had been initiated by Dompet Dhuafa since 2005.

On the occasion, the Collaborators of Kindness also shared their experiences of kindness with Dompet Dhuafa. They also wrote positive messages on a Tree of Kindness that had been provided. The friendship was even more peaceful with the song of “Komang” by Raim Laode, who closed the series of Warriors of Kindness Gathering that afternoon.

“Dompet Dhuafa actually has the same value and is very close to Jago Syariah, which finally feels like real kindness from the heart. On the other hand, in terms of vision and mission, this ZISWAF (Zakat, Infak, Sedekah, and Wakaf) is in line with Islamic financial literacy,” explained Nur Fajriah Rahmah as Head of Sharia Jago Syariah. (Dompet Dhuafa/Dhika Prabowo)