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World Homelessness Day

October 15th, 2020

What is World Homelessness Day? This is a concept created after online discussions between communities working with homeless people around the world. World homeless day is held ann…

Qurbani at a Glance Report

October 8th, 2020

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Pakistan Qurbani Programme 2020

August 24th, 2020

Pakistan is a country facing multiple challenges and COVID-19 has seriously affected the progress made on poverty reduction and social development indicators. The country’s daily…

Lebanon Emergency

August 10th, 2020

What we know about Lebanon’s Beirut blast Yesterday, the world was shaken after half of the Lebanese capital was damaged beyond recognition by a devastating blast which killed at…

Message from the Chair: Thank you!

August 6th, 2020

Assalaamu Alaikum. On behalf of the Board and the entire Muslim Aid team, I wanted to extend our heartfelt thanks to all of our donors and supporters for their unyielding generosit…

Eid Mubarak from interim CEO Kashif Shabir, & the Muslim Aid Team

July 30th, 2020

A few years ago I visited Malawi, a tiny landlocked country in south eastern Africa, squashed between Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mozambique and Tanzania. I was visiting an orphanage and sch…

Important Rules and Guidelines Regarding Qurbani

July 23rd, 2020

As one of the most important religious practices in Islam, completing Qurbani (also known as Udhiya) is an essential part of being a Muslim. Billions perform Qurbani each year in t…

Eileen, Muslim Aid Press and Media Manager

July 10th, 2020

It's with great sadness we report that our dear friend and Muslim Aid colleague, Eileen Maybin passed away yesterday Thursday 9 July 2020. Eileen was the Muslim Aid Press and Media…

Ghazi Khalil Hussein Hej

July 10th, 2020

Ghazi Heji is a great success to the project. He is responsible for managing agricultural land which was totally destroyed during the 2014 war. Ghazi is an unemployed 40-years-old-…

How Ramadan is Good for Your Health

May 22nd, 2020

We all know that Ramadan is a wonderful time and that we are blessed to be able to experience it year after year. By wishing blessings on others and donating to help feed the hung…

Making up the Missed Fasts of Ramadan

May 21st, 2020

It is not uncommon for people to skip or miss a fast, whether intentionally or unintentionally. Islam offers great flexibility when it comes to fasting. Yes, it is a compulsory act…

Prayers For Laylat-ul-Qadr

May 19th, 2020

Ramadan is fast slipping away from us, and today we already find ourselves approaching the 27th night of this blessed month. Yet, despite the weariness felt in our bodies from almo…

The Night of Power – Laylat-ul-Qadr

May 18th, 2020

The exact night corresponding to Laylat ul Qadr is unknown, however what is known for certain is that Laylat ul Qadr is among the last ten nights of Ramadan. Perhaps this is from t…

What The Holy Quran Says About Ramadan

May 14th, 2020

Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar is also the month during which Muslims around the world fast from sunrise to sunset. They refrain from eating, smoking, drinking an…

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Muslim Aid feeds 35,000 in London-Wide Winter Campaign

January 4th, 2021

International humanitarian charity based in London, Muslim Aid, is launching its winter campaign this month. Over the next few weeks, the charity, which is now in its 35th year, w…

‘Warm for Winter’ – 2020 Winter Campaign

December 17th, 2020

Prophet Muhammad, upon him be peace, said: “The believer’s shade on the Day of Resurrection will be his charity.” (Al-Tirmidhi) As we begin to say goodbye to the autumn seaso…

The Benefits of Female Education

December 17th, 2020

Education is the backbone of proper society and through education, we can improve all aspects of life regardless of background, financial status and gender. Sadly, in many developi…

The Benefits of Giving to Charity

December 14th, 2020

The notion of giving charity to others offers just as much benefit to ourselves as it does to those we give to. For one, nothing beats the feeling of giving to o…

97% of the water in Gaza is undrinkable…. Muslim Aid responds!

October 27th, 2020

Background:Gaza is a self governing Palestinian territory which has faced economic isolation from many parts of the international community from 2006 onwards. The territories of th…

The Mercy of Rabi Al Awwal

October 27th, 2020

Rabi Al Awwal is the 3rd month in the Islamic calendar and can be translated into meaning ‘The First Spring’. This year the start of Rabi Al Awwal is Sunday 18th October 2020. …

Over a Decade of Volunteering

September 23rd, 2020

10 years ago I joined Muslim Aid as an enthusiastic volunteer motivated to do good and encouraged by the words of the holy Quran ‘’And whoever does good voluntarily; then surel…

5 Acts of Sadaqah Jaariyah in Islam

September 7th, 2020

In Islam, there are many acts which can lead to immeasurable reward – both today and in our Hereafter; these acts are commonly referred to as sadaqah jariyah. Sadaqah jariyah is …

International Day of Charity

September 2nd, 2020

International Day of Charity was established with the objective of raising global awareness to encourage communities, NGO’s, stakeholders, and volunteers to engage in charitable activities. The date of 5 September was chosen to commemorate the anniversary of the passing away of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979.

Salah: The Second Pillar of Islam

September 1st, 2020

Salah, also called namaz, is the second pillar of Islam and a daily obligation upon all Muslims above baligh (mature) age. Salah plays a fundamental role in the Islamic faith and i…

What is the Day of Ashura?

August 27th, 2020

The Day of Ashura falls on the 10th day of Muharram (Friday 28th August): the first month of the Islamic calendar. This is a hugely significant day for Muslims around the world…

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Qurbani 2020

August 24th, 2020

Up to 80,000 children go to bed hungry each day in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Most people living in poverty depend on public kitchens, the help of humanitarian organisations and their…

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