The Role of Waqf in Social Development
The purpose of this article is to explore waqf in practice by understanding the concepthistory-issues of waqf. This study uses secondary data from books, journal, proceedings, and government rules. It was found that waqf could be the effective instrument to support social development. It has a social function for poverty alleviation, encourages entrepreneurship, and improves education. For waqf institution, administration and comprehensive rule are significant for their sustainability.
Keywords: waqf, social development, sustainability
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