On Thursday 7 November 2013, 4 shells were fired at the Shrine of Sayyidah Zaynab. One of the shells struck one of the minarets causing minor damage. Another hit the courtyard, injuring 30 people, 15 of which were women and children.
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“Whosoever provides someone water in a place where there is already water present, is like one who has freed a slave. And whosoever provides someone water in a place where there is no water present, is like one who has granted life to a soul; and whosoever grants life to a single soul, it is as if he has granted life to all of mankind.” Imam As-Sadiq (as)
Sadaqah Jariyah is a form of charity where the rewards of performing this good deed continue to benefit the human soul even after one has passed on.
The World Federation has received a request to build 200 water well hand pumps in District Mianwali, District Bhakkar and District DI Khan in Pakistan’s Punjab Province. These wells will benefit families living in poverty who have zero or limited access to clean water. Building a well is a form or Sadaqah Jariyah. The World Federation is taking orders to build water well hand pumps in Pakistan. Safe clean water is the most precious gift you can give. The cost of building one water well hand pump is:
Water is a basic necessity and sadly more than 780 million people around the world cannot access safe drinking water. Every day, more than 4,000 children die of water-borne diseases that otherwise could have been prevented. These children become sick and infected when they come into contact with contaminated water during bathing, washing, drinking and food preparation.
TO ORDER YOUR WELL
Sponsor water well hand pumps in full or in part. For wells sponsored in full, please send the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can have plaques made, and ensure that you receive a report and photos of your sponsored well:
- Donor Name
- Donor Address
- Donor Email
- Donation Amount and currency
- Donation Date
- Method of payment (how and where)
- Description of well(s) sponsored (by location):
- Copy of Receipt of Donation
- Name/text for plaque
In Europe, click here
Rest of the World, click here
Donate directly to your Jamaat Treasurer
For more information, please email email@example.com
When you see a fellow human being suffering or hear of a disaster that has taken place, your first instinct is to help. Where do you turn?
Since the upsurge of the conflict in Syria (March 2011), more than 2.1 million Syrians have fled their homes only to take refuge in bordering countries or within Syria itself. According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), over 600,000 people have escaped to Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq.