I remember one of the mentors telling me how much this trip changed her life, and I distinctly remember being very sceptical. After all, it was only a ziyaraat trip wasn't it?
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The Umoja games were established in 2012 after recognising that our Shia community were in need for a platform where members can compete, foster brotherhood, and build goodwill across borders and generations. Umoja games take place annually circulating throughout the North American continent with hundreds of participants of all ages. Due to the success of the games several new brackets were introduced to accommodate younger participants, and a women's tournament was debuted. Umoja games plan to develop and increase in participation for all tournament brackets for the year 2015. Find out more about the games and how to participate at www.umojagames.org.
The World Federation’s representative to the National Council of The Muslim Council of Britain, Riyaz Dhalla, will be amongst the business women and men - professionals, community leaders, entrepreneurs and financiers, to attend the World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) between 28 to 30 October 2014.
Across Kenya, scores of children drop out of school or do not attend regularly simply because of poor nutrition and calorie deficiencies that affect their ability to learn.