The Mahabbah Food Programme was initiated by the Office of Student Affairs and Development Division (STADD). It assist the needy students in IIUM to get a free food.
The fund is provided by the IIUM Endowment Fund. Needy students simply pick up the coupon and use it at the Mahallah Cafe to pay for their foods.
Other than distribution of food coupons, packed food are also prepared and distributed to students at identified locations within the campus such as SHAS Mosque and Mahallah.
On top of that, for dry food supplies for needy IIUM students, IIUM has made a smart partnership with 99 Speedmart, Pasaraya Big and My Hope Mart. The programme was launched by the Minister of Domestic Trade & Consumer Affairs on 11th November 2019.