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Mental Health Awareness Week By Touch of Khayr - Volunteer campaign

October 7th, 2021

‘For indeed, with [every] hardship there is relief. Indeed, with [every] hardship there is relief’ [Qur’an, 94:5-6].   As-salaamu Alaykum.  Dear readers, this blog post wil…

Muharram

August 10th, 2021

Muharram is one of the most important months in the Islamic calendar, commencing the start of a new Islamic year. This month is also known as Muharram-ul-Haram, and the Prophet Muh…

Virtues of the 10th of Muharram (Day of ‘Ashura)

August 10th, 2021

There are certain days in the year which are more virtuous than others. One such day is the 10th of Muharram which is known as the day of ‘Ashura. Following are 10 virtues of thi…

What is Dhul Hijjah?

July 9th, 2021

In the lunar calendar, Dhul Hijjah occurs at the end, making it the last month of the Islamic year. This month is extremely important as Allah (SWT) has immensely blessed it. The believers who engage with good practices and avoid sins are eligible in obtaining these many blessings and rewards.

Dhul Hijjah

July 8th, 2021

The 12th lunar month is known in Islam as Dhul Hijjah and is the holiest of all the months. Within this month the Hajj takes place, as do Qurbani and Eid al-Adha. The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) designated the 12th month as a time of worship and reflection, and it is during this time that Muslims must fulfil their religious obligation to partake in Hajj – the fifth pillar of Islam.

Sunnah Practice for Eid ul-Adha

June 28th, 2021

Eid ul-Adha is here and as well as the sacrificing of animals for Qurbani and the stitching of clothes, there are many other traditions that are carried out by Muslims. Some of these activities are extremely important, so much so that they are regarded as Sunnah; acts that prophet Muhammad (PBUH) willingly performed himself.

Gift Aid

June 4th, 2021

What is Gift Aid? Gift Aid is a government scheme which allows UK charities to claim back the basic rate tax already paid on donations by you. If you pay less income Tax and/or C…

Admin

June 4th, 2021

To operate successfully, charities need to charge an admin fee. Helping vulnerable people in challenging locations is not easy. Day in and day out, our staff are on the frontline, in the world’s most dangerous places, often at personal risk, helping to save and change lives.

The Virtues of Shawwal – Continuing the Good Habits of Ramadan

May 17th, 2021

The month of Shawwal immediately follows Ramadan, during which time Muslims around the world observe the 30-day long fast during daylight hours. Completing the Ramadan fast is equivalent to fasting for 10 months, while completing an additional six days of fasting in Shawwal is equal to a fast of two months – thus it is like completing an entire year of fasting.

What Eid is like for Children in UK Hospitals

May 10th, 2021

Eid is the most important festival in the Muslim calendar. It is a time for families to get together, give greetings & gifts, and share lots of special food & festivities. As a child, I couldn’t sleep the night before Eid, because of all the excitement, and even into adulthood the anticipation keeps me up the night before! 

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May 10th, 2021

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Find your niche

April 30th, 2021

Real change begins with good conversations. As part of its recent webinar, Change Conversations, creative agency GOOD invited our CEO Kashif Shabir amongst other panelists to discuss the rise of purpose in both the private and charity sectors, the resulting threats and opportunities, and how this could add value for both sides.

Preparing For Ramadan

April 9th, 2021

97% of the water in Gaza is unfit for human consumption. Muslim Aid has installed 70 solar powered water units to address the water crisis in Gaza.

The virtues of Sha’ban

March 22nd, 2021

The Prophet (pbuh) said about Sha’ban, “It is a month that people neglect, between Rajab and Ramadan. It is a month in which actions are raised to the Lord of the Worlds.” (A…

Fasting for Ramadan

March 11th, 2021

The sacred month of Ramadan encompasses many customs and religious dues in order for Muslims to honour the fourth pillar of Islam, Sawm. This core Islamic practice requires Muslims…

The Sacred Month of Rajab

March 1st, 2021

The Sacred Month of Rajab Allah says in the Quran: “Verily, the number of months with Allah is twelve in the book of Allah, since the day He created the Heavens and the Earth. Fo…

Introducing Children to Ramadan

February 18th, 2021

As Muslims, we have always known the importance of Ramadan ever since we were young children. Even before the days when we were expected to observe sawm, which is not obligatory be…

Why Write a Will?

February 8th, 2021

Why Write A Will? Background: Like most of us, the intention of writing a will has been on my to do list for as long as I can remember. It’s something that we …

Ramadan Facts

February 3rd, 2021

For Muslims the world over – no matter the school of thought they follow – Ramadan is the holiest month of all. It is a common misconception that Ramadan entails nothing more…

The History of Ramadan

February 3rd, 2021

Muslims and non-Muslims alike recognise Ramadan as the most significant and holy time of the Islamic calendar. During the ninth month of the lunar year, Muslims around the world re…

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