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Roti Charity Trust

Roti Charity Trust

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

T. Gulab’s Inspiring Journey: From Spray Painting Automobiles to Helping the Poor! From a little kitchen called Roti Charity Trust and the big hearts of Gulab and his close friends, a hot meal is served every afternoon, all seven days of the week, to around 250 caretakers of patients who are admitted in NIMHANS, Rajiv […]

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Help Sought For Stranded Sikh From Mosque Loud Speaker

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Tral (Kashmir): Setting an example of communal harmony, Muslims in this South Kashmir town rescued an elderly Sikh man when a cloud burst triggered flash floods in a local stream submerging vast areas recently. Janak Singh, a retired government employee, resident of Saimoh Tral was stranded in the centre of the stream at Rathsuna Village, when […]

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Interfaith Meeting Supports Organ Donation

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

There are many forms of charity but the biggest of all is donating organs. Misplaced religious beliefs often come in the way of a family’s decision to donate organs and save lives. While proponents say a lot of these barriers are breaking down, several myths continue to surround death and the afterlife that deter people […]

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Yakub Bee – An Angel for the Aged

Yakub Bee – An Angel for the Aged

| May 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Warangal, Telangana: “Extending service to the needy is what makes my day, awards and applause subdue the anxiety and restore my confidence,” says Yakub Bee, founder of Sahrudaya Old Age Home in Hanamkonda. Yakub Bee and her husband Mahboob Ali have opened their home for elderly, homeless and destitute people since 2007. Recognising her services, […]

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New Hope for Children in Distress

New Hope for Children in Distress

| April 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

About 30 kilometres from Hyderabad, in the sleeping suburb of Moinabad, US-based Indian Muslim Relief and Charities (IMRC) runs the Challenger Girls’ Orphanage. Hyderabad: Rukshar (12), Erum (6) and Zainab (5) are three of the four sisters from a poor family belonging to rural parts of Bihar. Their father died a few years ago, while […]

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Food For Thought

Food For Thought

| April 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bangalore’s Ashiana Food Bank, managed by Al-Aman Educational and Welfare Trust—Mohammed Farooq is its Founder Chairman and Amina the Trust’s Secretary—is a beacon of hope for the poor and the hungry, who can pick up a hot meal from there every day—free of cost! By Nigar Kindness, compassion and caring for the poor were values […]

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Ashiana Old Age – Home Care with Dignity in Twilight Years

Ashiana Old Age – Home Care with Dignity in Twilight Years

| December 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Farooq’s Ashiana has become a hub of activity. Old Aged Homes were ‘no go zone’ for the community so far. But need is increasingly felt not to be dismissive about the problem which afflicts the community in equal measure. By Maqbool Ahmed Siraj Shabana is now 80. Being issueless, she had adopted a girl who […]

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Church Initiates Eye Bank Efforts to Rescue Pellet Victims in Kashmir

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

By Raqib Hameed Naik Srinagar: In a significant move aimed at helping hundreds of youth who have been blinded by use of pellet guns in Kashmir, the Catholic Church officials in Jammu and Kashmir have asked for state government permission to establish an eye bank in the state. The Jammu-Kashmir Diocese has already submitted a detailed […]

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Jahangir Shaikh: A Guardian of Unclaimed Dead Bodies

Jahangir Shaikh: A Guardian of Unclaimed Dead Bodies

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jahangir has performed last rites of as many as 1,600 people. As he is used to giving gusl, he is also called by people for giving gusl to their relatives. By A Mirsab For most people, social activities is defined as work carried out with the aim of alleviating the living conditions of people suffering […]

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Bahrain PM Donates Funds to Manjhi

| October 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Kingdom of Bahrain offered a red carpet welcome, and donated Rs 8.87 lakh to a Odisha tribal who was forced to carry his wife’s body for nearly 12 km, en route to his village, after she died at a hospital last month. A video of Dana Manjhi walking with a wailing daughter and his […]

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