Memons are a Muslim ethnic group originating from Indian subcontinent.
Memons are known for their involvement in philanthropy. A number of mosques, orphanages, sanatoria, educational institutions, dispensaries, hospitals, musafirkhanas, societies, etc. have been built by munificent Memons at various times and in different places.
Memon community have migrated to and settled in different parts of the world.
Memoni is the language that Memons speak.Memoni is believed to have originated as a dialect of Sindhi. It is mutually intelligible with Kutchi with borrowed vocabulary from Gujarati, Hindustani (Hindi and Urdu) and lately English. Memoni as a language does not have its own script.
Across the world, Memons are no longer mere businessmen or industrialists, they are now among the most enlightened and progressive communities in the world.