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Canadian Muslim Campaigns to Help Persecuted Rohingya in Myanmar

Rohingya-Canadian Muslim Campaigns to Help Persecuted Minority

In an effort to alleviate the suffering of her persecuted minority in Myanmar, a Rohingya refugee in Canada is championing a fundraising campaign to help Rohingya Muslims in the Buddhist-majority country. Based in Vancouver, Yasmine Ullah is part of a Rohingya women-led initiative, spearheaded by her mother, aimed at crowdfunding to help Rohingya Muslims still …

Syrians Host Free Dinner for Canadian Homeless

Paying back to Saint John, New Brunswick, a group of Syrian refugees are planning a free dinner of Syrian cuisine to the city’s homeless to say thank you to the community which embraced them.

Facilitate Hajj

Donating to Facilitate Hajj or to Help the Poor

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- If a donor is capable of doing both—that is, giving money for Hajj to those who are financially incapable …

Somalis in canada

Somalis in Canada Act to Prevent Looming Famine at Home

A new generation of young Somali-Canadians is looking to raise both money and awareness of the looming disaster in their parents’ homeland — and hope the international community will act before it’s too late. Samiya Abdi, a member of Fight The Famine Toronto, says she’s part of a wave of young activists and educated professionals …

Lemonade for love

6-Year-Old Girl Founds Her Charity Project 'Lemonade For Love'

After being a foster kid herself, A’layah Robinson is donating all of her lemonade money to help kids in human service custody. A’layah is the founder of ‘Lemonade for Love’ for selling lemonade to buy backpacks, toothpaste, toys and other essentials for foster kids in need.

Yemeni Kids Starve to Death - What Are You Doing?

With nearly two-thirds of war-torn Yemen – about 19 million people – in need of emergency support, the international community yesterday raised $1.1 billion at a pledging event in Geneva to aid what the United Nations chief calls “the world’s largest hunger crisis.” The aim was to bridge a funding gap in the 2017 humanitarian …

Chemical attack

How to Help the Victims of Syria's Chemical Attack

At least 83 people have been reportedly killed in a chemical attack in Syria’s Idlib province, including 25 children — one of the deadliest chemical weapons attacks in the country in years. The Union of Medical Care and Relief Organizations (UOSSM) shared the casualty numbers (as well as the injury count, which is at least 350 …

Help Famine Victims in Yemen & Somalia

More than 23 million people are facing the risk of famine in Yemen and Somalia, according to figures by the United Nations. Aid agencies estimate that a total of 6.8 million people in Yemen are deemed to be in a state of emergency – one step from famine on the five-point integrated food security phase classification (IPC), …

Celebrities Come Together to Help Somalia

As Somalia suffers from another famine, the internet is coming together to help the people in the Somali peninsula, thanks to a campaign started by snapchat celebrity Jerome Jarre.

Famine Kills Hundreds as Drought Ravages Somalia

Famine Kills Hundreds as Drought Ravages Somalia

According to NPR.org, at least 6.2 million people in Somalia — or just about half the country — are grappling with the prospect of an acute food shortage due to deepening drought. The Somali Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Khaire, and the Somali National Drought Committee, announced that over a two-day span, at least 110 people …



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