End of the Year at Al-Huda

It’s been a busy end of year for the students of Al-Huda Arabic School for Boys! Beginning with the the graduation of the final year students in May, we’ve been treated to a veritable onslaught of events since, including a football tournament, a huge Qur’an circle and the annual end-of-year tr…

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Relief for Karrada and Balad

Following the recent horrific bombings in Karrada, Baghdad, the innocents of Iraq were struck by yet another savage within the space of a week. The shrine of Sayyid Mohammad, the son of Imam Hadi (a), in Balad was attacked by a number of explosions, killing over forty visitors, including family of…

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The Successful Marriage Course 2016

The Successful Marriage Course returns this year for another fantastic weekend of education and self-exploration. The course will be convened by experts and will feature professional workshops, interactive sessions and engaging discussions. You can watch the promotional video here: Feedback from…

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A Successful Gala Dinner

On the 21st of May months of preparation came to a head as we held our annual Gala Dinner for the twelfth consecutive year. It was a very dramatic evening and the proceedings were opened by Ahlulbayt TV’s very own Muhammed Ali Carter who was our Master of Ceremonies for the night. He introduced re…

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Iftar Campaign 2016

“Whoever feeds a fasting person will have a reward like his.” Prophet Muhammed (s) As the holy month of Ramadhan approaches, when we’ll be fasting throughout the long daylight hours, let us remember the suffering of those poor, orphaned families in Iraq who’ll also be fasting, bu…

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Increase of Sponsorship

As many of you may already know, as of Monday the 6th of June we will be increasing our orphan sponsorship to £20 a month. This is due to the increase in living costs in Iraq, making the old sponsorship of £15 a month insufficient for the orphans to get by. If you are a…

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NOF Gala Dinner 2016

It was such a dramatic evening, with moving speeches, beautiful recitations and over £110,000 raised for the orphans of Iraq. Browse through these pictures and witness how the evening unfolded, from the first recitations by Sayyid Jalal Ma’soomi to the final farewell from project manager Mohammed…

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An Orphan’s Story

Hussain Abd al-Jabbar told us about the hardships he has faced: “My father fell ill and returned to his Lord, leaving my mother behind, mournful and with tears in her eyes. She lamented her luck, at a loss as to how to provide for five girls and two boys on welfare benefits of 300,000 Iraqi…

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We Have Reached our Target!

We’re very happy to say that we’ve reached our target of £20,000 to build a house for the Jabbar family in Karbala. Their story has been truly harrowing. Following the loss of their father, the family has been laid low by their extreme poverty and on going medical expenses. Four of the children…

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