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Benevolent Bzeek

Benevolent Bzeek

| May 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Mohamed Bzeek, who has been helping terminally-ill children for decades, says his actions change negative perception of Muslims. By Musa Alcan Istanbul: A 63-year-old Muslim immigrant, who looks after terminally-ill children in the U.S., has said his selfless and inspiring story is helping change negative perceptions about Muslims in America. In an interview, Libyan-born Mohamed […]

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Empowering the Differently-Abled

Empowering the Differently-Abled

| May 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Divyangan Solar Society in Hyderabad led by Zubeda Begum has so far sold 20,000 solar lights. Sashikanth, who was affected by polio in childhood, never thought he could earn his living. But life has changed for better since the past three months, thanks to Divyangan Solar Society (DSS). Led by Zubeda Begum, a differently-abled […]

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Humanity Above All – Sikh Charity Helping Syrian Refugees

Humanity Above All – Sikh Charity Helping Syrian Refugees

| April 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

There are no signs of the civil war in Syria ending anytime soon. The crisis in the country has seen millions of its citizens become refugees in neighbouring countries. Even as the crisis continues, many aid groups have been helping people in the war-torn nation. Among them is the Khalsa Aid International, a Sikh charity […]

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‘Langar’ at Mosque feeds 100 a Night

| April 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

By initiating a free vegetarian meal service, the trustees of this mosque have introduced an inclusivity to a sacred space. By Mohammed Wajihuddin Mumbai: It is around 8.30pm. The muezzin at the massive, white-washed green minarate-decorated Sunni Muslim Bilal Masjid on Grant Road (East) has called out the faithful for Isha or the night prayer. While several devout Muslims […]

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Cycling For the Cause of Polio Eradication

Cycling For the Cause of Polio Eradication

| April 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Prof S.S. Shameem cycled 2,140 kms across Malaysia to spread awareness on the Polio Virus and global eradication of the disease. The World Health Organization reports Polio cases have decreased by 99 percent across the world since 1988. Yet, even if one child contracts the disease today, the fear of it spreading to 200,000 cases a year lingers. While […]

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Raising Funds via Social Media

| March 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Egyptian Girl Raises Money for Man with Face Deformity A young Egyptian with a face deformity will soon undergo a surgery to repair a nerve after a young girl named Malk helped collect funds for him via social media. Bullied for most of his life, and referred to as “the man with the strange face” […]

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Sounds of Silence

Sounds of Silence

| March 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Arwa Imtiyaz Bhat is not a coach or player, but performs a more important role for deaf and mute sportspersons in Srinagar By  Mir Ehsan Srinagar: It’s a white winter morning in Srinagar, and a 16-year-old girl has set out from her cramped home on the city’s outskirts to help a group of badminton players […]

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Jake Taylor – Brave Act

Jake Taylor – Brave Act

| March 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

People are showing their appreciation for Jake’s brave act of helping Noor. Jake Taylor, a resident of Vancouver, is being hailed a hero after he saved an 18-year-old Muslim girl from assault. Noor Fadel, 18, boarded the train at Waterfront Station. A man began to verbally assault her, yelling and screaming a litany of profanities. He allegedly […]

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Mohammed Imtiyaz – Cloth Campaign for the Needy

Mohammed Imtiyaz – Cloth Campaign for the Needy

| February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Muzaffarpur: Mohammed Imtiyaz resident of Chandwara, a post graduate from Jawaharlal Nehru University, had decided to celebrate his first marriage anniversary, on November 18, 2017, with a difference. So he launched a campaign named ‘Unnoticed ka cloth campaign’. He kept cartons in mosques and temples and appealed to charitable persons to donate warm clothes for […]

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Hasan Kızıl – Turkish Man Creates Free Life-Saving Prosthetic Limbs for Animals

Hasan Kızıl – Turkish Man Creates Free Life-Saving Prosthetic Limbs for Animals

| February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Are wheelchairs are just for people? This young man is giving disabled animals a free rein to run and play again with the prosthetics he makes. A young Turkish man from the Mardin province is working selflessly to give a new lease of life to disabled animals and help put them back on their feet. […]

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