Scholarships & Grants For the well-being of divorced and widowed Muslim women in the United States.


Ikram is the foundation for empowerment of Muslim women. We recognize the unique struggles of Muslim women in the United States. 100% of online donations are zakat eligible, tax deductible, and directly fund clients’ education.



Margaret Farchtchi

Treasurer, Board Member

Margaret Farchtchi has had an outstanding career as an accountant including 40+ years of experience with individual and small business tax/ financial reporting and 20+ years of expertise in the area of non-profit accounting. Margaret graduated from Northeast Missouri State University in 1974 with a Bachelor of Science (a major in Accounting and a minor in Biology). She became a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in 1977 and maintained that designation for over 25 years. As a board member and treasurer for Ikram Foundation, Margaret brings her accounting acumen as well as her drive for helping people that are in difficult positions in their lives. Margaret believes in the dignity of people and loves that Ikram makes this a policy in the way they help people. Margaret has been a part of the Ikram Foundation team since its inception and we are honored to have her as part of our team!