Philanthropy of Islamic education in Wonosari Bondowoso


  • Miftah Arifin Universitas Islam Negeri Kiai Haji Achmad Siddiq Jember, Indonesia
  • Moh. Dasuki Universitas Islam Negeri Kiai Haji Achmad Siddiq Jember, Indonesia
  • Moh. Sutomo Universitas Islam Negeri Kiai Haji Achmad Siddiq Jember, Indonesia



Human development , Islamic Education, Philanthropy, Wonosari


This research aims to describe the behavior of educational philanthropy in Wonosari Bondowoso, an area with a human development index of 66.59 in 2021. Using descriptive methods with a qualitative approach, this research involves in-depth interviews and document collection as data collection techniques. Informants were determined using a purposive sampling method, with selection criteria including community figures and leaders of Islamic educational institutions. A total of 15 key informants were interviewed to obtain comprehensive data. The research results show that educational philanthropy in Wonosari Bondowoso is spearheaded by community figures who have a strong influence in mobilizing the surrounding community. This initiative supports the sustainability of Islamic boarding schools as religious educational institutions and expands their scope by establishing primary and secondary-level schools. The significant impact of this philanthropy can be seen in increasing access to and quality of Islamic education in the area. This research contributes to philanthropy and Islamic education studies by proposing a participatory model that can be adopted in other areas. Apart from that, this research also offers new insights into social dynamics and the role of community leaders in educational development in Wonosari Bondowoso. The relevance of the human development index in this research shows that philanthropic activities can positively impact human development in the area, demonstrating the importance of integration between philanthropy and education in efforts to improve the community's quality of life.




How to Cite

Arifin, M., Dasuki, M., & Sutomo, M. (2024). Philanthropy of Islamic education in Wonosari Bondowoso. AMCA Journal of Religion and Society, 4(1), 27–34.