Tragic death of 17 year old student

Tragedy struck an orphaned family of eight this month when the eldest son was brutally murdered in the small village of Daqoq, in Kirkuk.  Ibrahim Farooq was on his way to school on the morning of when he was shot dead.  Ibrahim had been part of our orphan sponsorship programme for the past five y…

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Eid Adha Mubarak
Eid Adha Mubarak

Eid al-Adha is just around the corner and we wish all our hujjaj a successful and smooth hajj. But even for those of us who aren’t preforming hajj this year, Eid is a great opportunity for us to do good works and earn thawab. We at the Noor Orphans Fund took this opportunity to invite everyone t…

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Hajj Niyabah – £26,000 Raised!

Following on from its success last year, the Hajj Niyabah Scheme returned this year to raise money for the Noor Orphans Fund Housing Project. We gave everyone the opportunity to have a mustahabb (recommended) hajj performed on their behalf, or on the behalf of any living or deceased brother or siste…

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Back to School – September Is Here!

September has arrived and the orphans of Iraq are preparing to go back to school, but for many of them it’s not so simple. Because of the terrible poverty into which the orphans are plunged, they can’t afford to buy basic school provisions such as uniforms and stationery. The schools will no…

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A Successful Marriage Course

On the weekend of the 30th and 31st of July we held the Successful Marriage Course at Noor Trust for the second year running, alhamdulillah. We’re delighted to say that the programme was a great success. The two days were packed with talks, discussions and interactive sessions which were all full…

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A Special Visit
A Special Visit

On Wednesday the 10th of August the Noor Trust was graced with the presence of His Eminence Sayyid Munir Khabbaz, a senior scholar and renowned teacher in the seminary of Qom. During his visit Sayyid Munir was given a tour of the building and met staff from the various departments of Noor Trust. He…

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You Can Help the Orphans Return to School!

September is just around the corner and our children are preparing to go back to school, but for the orphans of Iraq things are not so simple. Because of the terrible poverty that the orphans face they can't afford to buy basic school provisions such as suitable clothing and stationary. The schools…

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Hajj On Your Behalf

UPDATE: The deadline for submitting names has been extended to 1PM 5th of September! Following on from its success last year, the Hajj Niyabah scheme returns this year to raise funds for the Noor Orphans Fund Housing Project. This year both Ayatullah Sayyid Fadhil Milani and Sheikh Mohammed al-Hilli…

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A Brilliant Iftar Campaign

 “Whoever feeds a fasting person will have a reward like his.” Prophet Muhammed (s) This Ramadhan those immortal words from the Holy Prophet echoied in our hearts whilst we pursued the Noor Orphans Fund Iftar Campaign 2016. As the blessed month drew near we entreated our brothers and sisters in…

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The Increase in Sponsorhsip

Due to the drastic increase in the cost of living in Iraq, and the pressure to provide for the needs of orphans and families, our representatives in the country have requested that we increase the monthly sponsorship fee to £20 a month. Although this does not cover the needs or costs of an orphan,…

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