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Tsunami ten years on – Muslim Aid’s work is still ongoing

December 30th, 2014

On the 10th anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami which claimed around 230,000 lives and left millions homeless in Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Somalia and Malaysia.  UK-base…

Muslim Aid’s #RucksackChallenge video goes viral

December 9th, 2014

A vulnerable and lonely homeless person found joy and comfort when a volunteer from the UK based international charity, Muslim Aid, handed over a bag full of essential items.Adnan …

Muslim Aid’s response to The Sunday Telegraph article on 30th November 2014

December 5th, 2014

Dear Mr MacGregor,I am writing with reference to an article by your London editor, Andrew Gilligan, published on Sunday 30th November 2014 ('Terror link’ charities get British mi…

Muslim Aid and the British Sri Lankan Association raise over £11,160 at a fundraiser in Ravens Ait

November 27th, 2014

The British Sri Lankan Association (BriSLA) partnered up with UK based charity Muslim Aid to raise £11,160 at a ‘Night for Children’ event at the prestigious Ravens Ait Island…

Charity auction at the BT Tower raises over £18,000 for children living in poverty

October 31st, 2014

UK based international charity Muslim Aid celebrated Muslim Aid Day with an exclusive dinner and auction held at the iconic BT Tower, raising £18,750 for one of its key projects, …

Muslim Aid supports the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

October 17th, 2014

Global relief and development charity Muslim Aid is backing the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2014, which falls on 17th October.  To support communities living …

Muslim Aid Donors demonstrate unprecedented generosity this Ramadan

July 29th, 2014

This Ramadan, Muslim Aid donors and supporters have shown unprecedented generosity to the humanitarian call for assistance in Gaza, Syria and communities suffering from poverty, na…

Give Freedom: Muslim Aid Launches its Ramadan Campaign for 2014

June 19th, 2014

On 19th of June 2014, Muslim Aid launched its Ramadan Campaign at the Grand Connaught Rooms.  With the combined efforts of the staff members and volunteers, this campaign will rai…

World Hunger Day 2014: Muslim Aid determined to end chronic persistent hunger

May 28th, 2014

Although the number of people afflicted by hunger in the world has fallen down by 17% since 1990, there are still 842 million people living in hunger and poverty worldwide.  Out o…

Muslim Aid warns of food crisis in CAR as part of interfaith aid coalition

May 8th, 2014

After a recent humanitarian assessment in the Central African Republic, Muslim Aid has come together with Catholic and Muslim aid agencies to warn of a dire food crisis that famili…

Greater collaboration between OIC and NGOs to eradicate preventable diseases

April 11th, 2014

Muslim Aid CEO Hamid Azad called upon a greater collaboration between OIC and NGOs to eradicate preventable diseases and create effective health awareness in OIC member countriesAd…

International Day for Street Children 2014

April 11th, 2014

On the occasion of the International Day for Street Children on 12th April 2014, Muslim Aid calls for individuals to come forward to provide support for orphaned, destitute, and vu…

Muslim Aid Welcomes Confiscation Order by Woolwich Crown Court

January 14th, 2014

Muslim Aid has welcomed the confiscation order issued by a judge at Woolwich Crown Court. This was in relation to last year’s conviction of individuals illegally raising funds fo…

Muslim Aid Calls for the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation to be given Permanent Representation on the UN

December 20th, 2013

At the fifth meeting of the OIC civil society organisations held in Istanbul from 14-15 December 2013, the CEO of Muslim Aid called for opening the existing consultative and policy…

Muslim Aid observes the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

October 17th, 2013

On the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2013, observed annually on 17 October since 1993, Muslim Aid reaffirmed its unwavering commitment to the eradication of pove…

International Day of the Girl Child 2013

October 11th, 2013

11th October is the International Day of the Girl Child, of which the theme this year is ‘Innovating for Girls’ Education’.Investing in the education of girls is investing in…

Muslim Aid’s message on International day of Older Persons 2013

October 1st, 2013

Longevity and good health are blessings from Allah (SWT). On the occasion of International Older Persons Day, Muslim Aid acknowledges the contributions that older people make to th…

Message on International Peace Day 2013

September 20th, 2013

Muslim Aid endorses the theme of International Peace Day 2013, ‘’Education for Peace’’.  Peace and education go hand in hand in Islam. The word Islam itself means peace an…

International Day of Charity 2013

September 13th, 2013

On the International Day of Charity, marked annually on the 5th September, Muslim Aid expressed its aspiration for communities in developed countries to increase their engagement i…

Muslim Aid endorses literacies for the 21st century on the International Literacy Day 2013

September 6th, 2013

Muslim Aid believes every one has the right to literacy because it helps human beings in gaining knowledge, acquiring essential skills,  thinking critically and empowering themsel…

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