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We have raised enough funds to sponsor the 61 students of this year's Light Camp

Alhamdulillah we have raised enough funds to sponsor the 61 students of this year's Light Camp. Any further funds recieved will go towards the second part of this summer's program for the blind. We will have the Quran memorisation competition to encourage the blind in Gaza to memorise Surah Aali Imran.

Attached is a video of last year's camp and competition where they memorised Surah al Baqarah.

The Light Camp 5 has commenced Alhamdulillah

The Light Camp5 has commenced Alhamdulillah.

Here are photos from the first week of camp which started on Saturday 11 June. We still need sponsorship for 10 more students as well as for the Quran memorizing competition (surah Aale Imran) open for all blind people throughout Gaza.

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The Qur’an: A Handbook for the Disabled Community

In recent years, Qur’an, the holy book for Muslims, has come under increased scrutiny due to the widespread of Islamophobia and the growing threat of terrorism by certain extremist groups. It is considered by many as a book of hatred, anti-feminism, or even a ‘manual’ for terrorists. Some even went as far as planning to burn the book that is regarded as containing ‘the words of God’ by at least one billion people worldwide.

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Braille Quran summer camp for the students of the Light and Hope School in Gaza

Alhamdulillah the camp started last Saturday and we have 61 students from the School of Light and Hope this year, many of them have been coming every summer since we started in 2012, and they enjoy coming to summer camp like normal sighted students.We also have a mother and daughter , both blind, who have joined to learn and memorise the Quran together.

Last Ramadan, we launched the first Memorisation competition for all blind people in Gaza where they have to memorise Surah AlBaqarah. It was advertised over the radio, and many people, young and old, came from all over Gaza to take part. This year inshaa Allah, the competition will be to memorise Surah Aal E Imran.

Please donate so that all the students , and the competition get funded . Jazakallah khair.

Sponsor an iftar for a blind Somalian child

Sponsor an iftar for a blind Somalian child - it costs USD3 a day to provide the suhoor and iftar meals for a student at AlBasiir School for the Blind in Mogadishu. The children here are either orphans or from poor families and some live here all year, as they have no place to go during the holidays .

Mogadishu is one of the most dangerous places in the world so they do not receive much aid from NGOs as very few people visit here. 

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