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OCTOBER 16th 2016 HELPING OUR OWN AFRICAN COMMUNITY AFFECTED BY EARTHQUAKE

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Goat Sadqa, Aqeeqah or Qurbani: US $ 40

Our working system:

We work little bit different from others.

We always help FAMILIES and all members of families are helped through this system. For example :

  • children get clothes, books, education, etc. ( as children of these families)
  • youths get clothes, books, education, etc. (as children of these families)
  • mothers get clothes, sugar, cash, meat ( as mothers of these families for families)

Therefore yourkindselves will notice that we give those things which are helpful to the whole family including seniors, children, sick, etc.

We prefer to give cash at this stage because we don’t know what are their urgent needs. Some may need to buy food, medicines, kerosene or charcoals or firewood or give to their children to buy snacks while going to schools. Or they might need to pay some casual labourers for some repair works etc., etc.

We were out to help affected our own African Community 10th September 2016:

When our Bukoba Town was struck with earthquake on 10th September 2016 in the afternoon,

Everybody was looking after himself and his family, many went to our Husseiniyyah for evening and night shelter. There they were served with food cooked for them….

Poor people who have become homeless and helpless…… were staying out of their homes and houses in the open spaces…. Looking at their homes in rubles….
( just try to think for yourkindselves….)

We, hopefully the only Shia Institute were out distributing Breads, sugar and tea leaves ( and had 1 slaughtered goat ) for these affected people who were left with nothing to eat or drink. We also gave some cash to buy some essentials.

We helped solar rechargeable lantern systems:

Sometimes back we helped 252 poor families with solar rechargeable lantern systems which have proven to be very very helpful all times i.e. 24 hrs x 7 days.

Even in these times when they are outside their houses, for those who are lucky to get them from the rubbles, while most of these lanterns are still buried.

We had installed for them free light from sunrise to sunset system and these lanterns provided light from sunset to sunrise or we can say 24 hrs.

Inorder to get these solar rechargeable lanterns start to work we need approx. 24 US $ for each lantern inclusive of technician fees and replacing batteries. Thus 24 X 252 = 6,048 US $

If we get any assistance, then we can be able to give them light especially in these hard times when their homes have no light !

Our helps so far:

Alhamd…. We started to extend our help to these poor, abandoned and earthquake affected families on these dates ( Clothes, Goat meat, Sugar and Cash ), though we do every now and then:

  • 10th September 2016 ( the day earthquake shook out town )
  • 11th September 2016
  • 15th September 2016
  • 18th September 2016
  • 22nd September 2016
  • 25th September 2016
  • 2nd October 2016
  • 9th October 2016
  • 16th October 2016

Also we have helped in other ways:

Also we have extended our assistance through Tabarruk, bread buns and Juice during these 11 days of Ashra-e-Muharram, over 300 participants on daily basis.

Our help 2nd October 2016:

Our help 9th October 2016:

Our help today 16th October 2016:

Alhamd… we are trying to help these earthquake affected poor families with Sugar, Meat and Cash mostly on Thursdays and Sundays.

We give between 20,000/- to 50,000/= depending on cases per person.

Helping Youths :

We have helped Youths with some cash and plastic covered Surah-e-Yasin, Dua-e-Tawassul and Ziyarat-e-Ashura

Financial assistance ( any amount is great help) :

Everybody needs some financial assistance in order to buy few essentials including medicines, food, utensils, clothes and children books, uniforms etc.

We are sure yourkindselves can try to see what and what they need in these hard times.

We can help each and every family in our African Community whatever yourkindselves can help.

Alhamd…. We are trying to help these poor and helpless families from time to time especially in these hard times. We therefore kindly appeal for yourkindselves to help us with more goats of Sadqa, Kaffarah etc. so that we can keep on helping these poor families especially in these hard times. We can help over 200 families.

Food ration packages / baskets costs each approx. US 25 $

We can help these families with rice, maize and wheat flour, cooking oil, salt, beans, dagaa ( dried small fish), sugar, soap, toothpaste, tomatoes, potatoes, onion…. All these at just US $ 25 for each family per week at least.

We can also help them with some cash.

About these families:

These are poor families with widows, abandoned ladies, sick, old people, disabled members. Also orphans and abandoned children.

Few photos to remember :

One might think these are food sellers in the streets, very sad to say that our Darsa Ladies and their families are staying in these during the day and night !

An opportunity not to miss :

Here is an opportunity to remember all our Marhumeen during these Holy months with the following:

  • Sponsor Qur’an Shariff (Arabic) : $ 7 each copy
  • Sponsor Qur’an Shariff (Translated) : $ 10 each copy
  • Sponsor Juzuu ‘Amma : $ 2 ( for 4 copies )
  • Sponsor Islamic / Hijri 1437 Calendars : $ 2
  • Fidya Sawms ( rojas ): $ 30 ( for whole month )
  • Khitma of Quran: $ 25
  • Goat Sadqa or Qurbani: $ 40

QUR’AN DISTRIBUTION :


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