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4th and final charitable event this Ramadan

For our 4th and final charitable event this Ramadan , we included elderly non Muslim blind folk who had not benefited from our earlier events which had been held at a mosque, youth training centre and a secondary school for the visually impaired.

A kind sister from Singapore donated the cash gifts and others donated essential foodstuff like rice sugar cooking oil and flour.

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Gaza under siege: Seeking solace in religion

Al-Jazeera- Occupied Gaza Strip - “I consult the Quran before I speak,” explained 48-year-old Kareema Abu Shahma, surrounded by young students in the Jafer mosque in Khan Younis.

“If I need to go somewhere, I study first and then I leave my house. If I’m feeling ill, I study."

Abu Shahma starts and ends her day by reciting the Quran. Having memorised all 6,236 verses of the Muslim holy book in braille over the course of five years, she takes her highly respected title of hafiza– one who has memorised the Quran - seriously.

 
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Every day she revisits about a quarter of the 600-page book to ensure perfect recall.  

In the city of Khan Younis, she leads a class of 25 young girls, hoping to help them achieve the same goal by the first week of September when representatives of the Islamic Waqf (Islamic Trust) will test their knowledge.

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Alfitrah Foundation hosted iftar for the teachers and students at SMPK Setapak

Alhamdullillah last night Alfitrah Foundation hosted iftar for the teachers and students at SMPK Setapak a secondary school for the visually impaired. The terawih prayers were led by our staff Firdaus and Abdul Majid. Our trustees Dato Hamid and Rafi handed over contributions to the students including vouchers donated by Jakel Store for Eid clothing . Also present was En Adenan Md Yusof CEO of Amanah Raya who also handed over duit Raya to the kids.

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Kenali Firdaus Hairi, imam al-hafiz buta

Kisah hidupnya tular di laman sosial apabila baru-baru ini apabila gambar lelaki cacat penglihatan sedang mendakap bayi dirakam dalam pengangkutan awam.

Gambar itu dimuat naik oleh seorang wanita melalui akaun Facebooknya pada 5 Januari lalu dan sehingga kini dikongsi lebih 10,000 pengguna yang rata-rata melahirkan perasaan kagum dengan kebolehan lelaki buta itu.

Malah, keterbatasan tak menjadikan ayah tabah itu memberi alasan atau mengeluh kerana terpaksa menghantar anaknya ke tempat asuhan dengan perkhidmatan Transit Aliran Ringan (LRT) setiap hari.

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