Providing orphan and destitute children with education including related to their schooling e.g. educational fees, textbooks and related materials, uniforms, shoes and backpacks and vocational training.
Education and Vocational Training
Operation and Maintenance of Schools
Other Basic Necessities
They ask you what they should spend in charity. Say: “Whatever you spend with a good heart, give it to parents, relatives, orphans, the helpless, and travellers in need. Whatever good you do, Allah is aware of it."
Surah Baqarah, 2:215
Those who spend their wealth in charity by night and day, secretly and openly, they will have their reward from their Rabb. They shall have nothing to fear or to grieve.
Surah Baqarah, 2:274
They are the ones who will be given their reward twice, because they have endured with fortitude, repelling evil with good and giving in charity out of what We have given them.
Surah Al-Qasas, 28:54
Narrated Sahl bin Sa’d: The Prophet (ﷺ) said, “I and the person who looks after an orphan and provides for him, will be in Paradise like this,” putting his index and middle fingers together.
Sahih Bukhari / Book 78 / Hadith 36
A man once came to the Messenger of Allah and complained that he feels hardness in his heart. The Messenger of Allah said, what translated means, “Would you like that your heart becomes soft and that you acquire what you need? Be merciful with the orphan, pat his head and feed him from what you eat. This will soften your heart and enable you to get what you need."
At-Tabaraanee & As-Silsilah as-Saheehah