Eid al-Adha
Eid al-Adha

We would like to wish a very happy Eid al-Adha Mubarak to you all. On this auspicious occasion we honour Prophet Ibrahim’s dedication and willingness to sacrifice that which was dearest to him, his son, for the sake of God. At this time we all try to show similar dedication by using our own wealth…

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Al-Huda School Reopens 15-16
Al-Huda School Reopens 15-16

At Al-Huda Arabic School for boys we have once again opened our gates to herald the return of our students – and to welcome new students […]…

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House of Hope
House of Hope

The House of Hope initiative began in May 2015 when we were made aware of the tragic circumstances surrounding orphan Ali Hashim Ghuban and his family. The family of five, having been plunged into poverty with the loss of their father and breadwinner, were left destitute and homeless. The local gove…

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Tafsīr Programme 08/09/2015
Tafsīr Programme 08/09/2015

This week Shaykh Mohammed al-Hilli gave the last session of the tafsīr programme for this this year, with the programme returning in January 2016. Shaykh Mohammed began by considering that one of the big problems in society, and one of the things that we really don’t like, is stubbornness and ha…

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Back to School
Back to School

Our Back to School campaign has been running since August, with the aim of ensuring as many orphans can make it back to school as possible. Because of the poverty into which orphans are plunged, they struggle to buy basic necessities, such as school clothes and stationery, without which they will no…

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Tafsīr Programme 01/09/2015
Tafsīr Programme 01/09/2015

Shaykh Mohammed al-Hilli continues his weekly tafsīr of Sūrat Ṭā Hā. Shaykh Mohammed began by noting how it is a common feature amongst all humans to have the desire to question. As human beings we use questions to obtain information, but also as a way of presenting information and pursuing a…

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Calling out for more clothes

Following on from the success of the Clothing Collection Campaign, we have been able to send over 17 shipments of clothes to the orphans and their families (approximately 25 tonnes). We are continuously looking for more ways to improve quality of life for the orphans; therefore we are still acceptin…

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Tafsīr Programme 25/08/2015

Shaykh Mohammed al-Hilli continues with his weekly tafsīr of Sūrat Ṭā Hā. Shaykh Mohammed began by asking us to contemplate the problem of facing difficult questions. How many times have each of us been asked questions by those who oppose or disagree with us, and had difficulty answering. Tho…

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Tafsīr Programme – 18/08/2015

Shaykh Mohammed began this week by considering how the biography of Prophet Muhammed (s) is characterised by a number of battles. The Qur’an chronicles these battles as confrontations between the Muslims and the disbelievers. If we look at the first verse of Sūrat al-Fatḥ we see that Allah says…

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Tafsīr Programme – 11/08/2015

Shaykh Mohammed al-Hilli continued his weekly tafsīr, picking up from where he left off last week on verse 44 of Sūrat Ṭā Hā and continuing on to verse 47. Shaykh Mohammed began by asking us to imagine that each of us was an ambassador tasked with confronting the most vicious tyrant in the wo…

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