This year's NASIMCO conference theme will be Islamic Charities & Charity Law.Representation by all Jamaats at the conference will be greatly valued as we discuss how our community nonprofit organizations can strengthen their governance standards and improve financial accountability with regards to moving charitable funds.
Posted on Wed, 2015-09-23 13:55
It's Eid for them too!!! The Displaced Shias of Yemen
The tremor in their voices,
the desperation in their eyes,
it doesn’t let me sleep,
the fading dignity of their lives.
Until yesterday they stood tall and sanguine
just like us.
A life, a living, a home, a family,
comfort and security, they had it all
just like us.
Never did the thought cross their minds
One day the world would see them as
asylum seekers, refugees.
Today from us they need support and compassion
As we prepare to celebrate the proverbial sacrifice of Ibrahim
and its related Eid,
Let’s vow to sacrifice our vain desires and greed
and satiate an oppressed person’s dire need
On these special days of Zilhijja, together with our hands
let’s raise our souls too.
Let self-indulgence and extravagance come under the knife
and replace it by nobility and benefaction, an impetus for life.
Let’s be an instrument of God,
humans, whom even angels want to applaud.
By Atiya Sumar
Tto make a difference in a displaced person’s life click here.
The World Federation and The Council of European Jamaats were appalled to learn of the shooting at the Paris office of Charlie Hebdo, where at least 12 individuals were killed and 7 injured.
The 6th Executive Council Meeting of the term took place on Friday and Saturday, 2-3 December 2016 in Saint-Denis, Reunion.