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Visit from Sheikh Mahmoud Samhoun from the NGO Imam Al shatiby

Today we had a visit from Sheikh Mahmoud Samhoun from the NGO Imam Al shatiby in Lebanon. The organisation specialises in Quran teaching and memorisation . The sheikh has experience teaching the blind and knows Arabic braille.

We gave them some copies of our Quraanic books and inshaa Allah will work with them in the future to educate blind Muslims in the Middle East.

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The life of Shaykh Abdul Hamid Kishk

Who was Shaykh Abdul Hameed Kishk?

Sh. Abdul Hamid Kishk was potentially the greatest Islamic speaker of our era who had a voice that shook the Arab world.

He was born in Alexandria, Egypt in 1933 and grew up as an orphan after losing his father as a child.

In his teenage years he suffered from a medical condition that eventually cost him his eyesight.

He completed the memorization of the Quran at ten years old and was exceptionally bright in Islamic studies.

He graduated from Al Azhar University at a young age and soon after became Imam of a local Mosque.

In 1957, he returned to Al Azhar as a lecturer in the faculty of theology.

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Doctors restore vision to 121yo man, who’s happy ‘to read Koran again’

One of the oldest people on the planet, 121-year-old Appaz Iliyev from the Russian republic of Ingushetia, has got his sight back thanks to a successful surgery. Born in 1896, the man still works daily in his garden in the North Caucasus mountains.

The surgery on one of the oldest people alive was performed by doctors at a regional hospital in Ingushetia, Russian media reported Saturday citing local authorities. Iliyev, who had been suffering from cataracts, spent only one day at the hospital before returning to his village high in the mountains. At this stage, one of his eyes was treated, with specialists predicting a full sight recovery for their special patient, TASS reported.

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Dias, he's 10 years old from Aktau in West Kazakhstan

This is Dias, he's 10 years old from Aktau in West Kazakhstan and has been learning Arabic braille from Askar Sakhirov. He has completed the Quraanic primer as well as Juz 30 of the Quran so we rewarded him with his own set of the Braille Quran.

Recently he started attending a new school in his home town.

His ambition is to be a Hafiz of the Quran as well as an Olympic champion in wrestling

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