On 4th December 2015, The World Federation joined other shia organisations under the banner ZAINABIYYA ALLIANCE FOR REFUGEES to lead a second trip to Greece to assist refugees arriving on Europe’s shores. The following is a daily report from a volunteer of our team’s work in Lesvos, Greece.
Updated on 12 March 2018
“He who does not learn as a child, does not progress as an adult.”
Imam Ali (as)
The Al-Aqila Primary School is a Shia Muslim school in Najaf, Iraq which aims to provide excellence in education for the region’s orphan and non-orphan children. The Al-Aqila Middle School Project is a new initiative where graduates of the primary level can continue their education in a stable, caring and progressive environment. Construction of this new school in Najaf has already begun and The World Federation is pleased to support this initiative to ensure that children have the opportunity to continue their education in hope for a brighter more prosperous future.
The World Federation is seeking donors and sponsors to help fund the construction of 8 classrooms as part of the Al-Aqila Middle School Project . The cost of building one classroom is $22,470 USD / £13,375 GBP. Your donation will ensure that thousands of children in Najaf have access to excellent education. Click here to read full proposal
The World Federation of KSIMC believes that it is the fundamental right of every human being to have access to education. In Arab States, 1 million children are leaving school before completing their primary education. UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) has stated that during the 1980’s, the Iraqi education system was recognized as one of the most developed systems in the Arab states. After two and a half decades of wars, unstable political conditions and an ever-deteriorating security situation, the Iraqi education system has been witnessing serious and critical shortcomings.
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In February 2016, The World Federation launched the Fill My Cup Appeal, a breakfast-at-school program which aims to provide students in Kenya a hot porridge breakfast every morning so that they can find success in learning from a full stomach.
The World Federation of KSIMC hosted an event entitled the Human Rights Violations in Iraq in partnership with Al Ayn Social Care Foundation. A practical solution, is what The World Federation of KSIMC offered at the Human Rights Council side panel on the current crisis in Iraq.