Mushrooms boost business for women in Indonesia
Widows in the country’s most deprived region launch life-changing street food ventures. Islamic Relief has trained widows in West Lombok (Lombok Barat) to grow and sell oyster mushrooms in street food snacks, from mushroom crisps to satay, and pudding to ice cream. Many of the women did not finish primary school and have struggled to [...]
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Universal Children’s Day: We’re celebrating all around the world
From Mali to Gaza, and Afghanistan to India, children are taking centre stage. As well as throwing celebrations this weekend Islamic Relief offices around the world are using Universal Children’s Day (on November 20) to highlight children’s rights. In Gaza, hundreds of children have taken part in events, creating handprints carrying messages about their need [...]
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The gift of a smile for children in Jordan
A healthcare programme has provided under-10s with life-changing cleft palate surgery. The project in Jordan is part of the £945,000 (€1.1 million) emergency healthcare programme reaching out to Jordanians and Syrian refugees. Working with Palestine Children’s Relief Fund (PCRF) Islamic Relief has provided specialist surgical interventions for 13 children, from three months to 10 years [...]
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Millions in Malawi go hungry following poor harvests
More than 6 million people in Malawi need humanitarian aid following the effects of El Nino. Reduced rainfall and above average temperatures in Malawi have left 40% of the country hungry. Female subsistence farmers are most vulnerable as they don’t always have access to land or equipment. Meliya Beka is one of 9,080 people in [...]
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Programme #freemarket NAFAS (Nokwi Amek Free Amek Sajo) at Rantau Panjang
Rantau Panjang,Oct. 29th 2016 – The Program of #freemarket NAFAS (Nokwi Amek Free Amek Sajo) was organised by multiple organisers which were; ANSARA Kota Bharu, Bilik Gerakan Kecemasan (BGK) Islamic Relief Malaysia (IRM) and a local mosque Committee. This programme was held at the Masjid Jubli Perak Sultan Ismail Petra, Rantau Panjang, Kelantan. The program [...]
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