As part of our UK based community development work, Muslims Hands recently co-hosted an inter-faith event with East London Three Faiths Forum at Ilford Islamic Centre on 28th March, facilitated by Imam Mohammed Omer and Don de Silva, a former official of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The event united Rabbis, Imams and faith scholars to promote integration and understanding, and strengthen relations between the different faith communities.
16-year-old JasminKhanom and her mother Mahmuda are taking on Zip World Velocity, the longest zip-line in Europe – and the fastest in the world – in the hope of raising £640 for our safe water fund. A mile long and reaching speeds in excess of 100mph, riders of the zip-line get a birds-eye view of the historic Bangor slate quarry and the spectacular North Wales coastline.
Masha’Allah, a donor recently contacted Muslim Hands to begin the groundwork for the largest Special Programmes Project in Muslim Hands history. Pledging a staggering one million pounds in financial support, this donor’s special project aims to provide clean drinking water to the population of Afghanistan. The vision is to lay the foundations for the first step in bringing Afghanistan out of poverty.
MousaOuda is 50 years old and lives in Deir al-Balah in the Gaza Strip with his wife and six children. His 14-year-old daughter Rania suffers from kidney failure and needs crucial medical care. Paying for such medical care however requires a regular income and in Gaza the unemployment rate is a staggering 42%. When we met Musa, he had no job and no means to support his family.