Following the path of the Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) hijrah from Makkah to Madinah, a group of cyclists from across the UK have embarked on a long marathon covering move 550 kilometers between the two holy cities.
The third edition of the Hijrah ride, a flagship partnership between Muntada Aid & H&KCC, runs from 24th Jan to 3rd Feb 2024, Muntada Aid website wrote.
Symbolizing the migration that Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) took as he fled persecution in Makkah and travelled to Madinah for safety, the ride supports children suffering from various heart conditions, war and poverty.
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During the first two editions of Hijrah Ride, we raised over £220,000 for children suffering from various congenital heart conditions.
Due to the devastation and destruction of Gaza, the third edition of Hijrah Ride (Hijrah Ride 1445) will support emergency relief and rebuilding of various Muntada Aid-run projects destroyed in the ongoing war in Gaza.
The targets include 3 desalination water plants, rebuilding Gaza Palestine Trauma Centre (PTC), and providing immediate emergency packs.
More than 26,400 Palestinians, mostly women and children, have been killed by Israeli bombardment since last October, according to Gaza Health Ministry.