The story of Umar (RA) and a Powerful lesson for us During one of Umar(ra)’s night patrols as caliph, his servant Aslam narrates that they came across a woman in an open area outside Madina sitting with some children around her, a pot boiling on CAN fire, and the children crying. ‘Umar greeted her and … More Will you carry my burden?
~ They had to amputate my eyes in order not to suffer more…but Alhamdulillah this is what my God wanted me to be.~ Youssef Mohamad – NZF Zakat recipient Youssef may be blind but Allah allows him to see the goodness in You Did you know? Zakat applicants at NZF are individuals with disabilities!
By: Sara Moselhy Bilingual Caseworker I remember the day I felt helpless. I was dealing with a complicated case in my first month of work. A refugee claimant woman with four children. She fled her country because of threats and abuse. The woman called us for assistance and her needs far exceeded what we could offer. … More A lesson of Contentment
~ The Prophet Mohammed (SAW) said: “Do not turn away a poor man even if all you have is half a date. If you love the poor and bring them near to you, God will bring you near him on the Day of Resurrection.” (Al-Tirmidhi, Hadith 1376) Assalamualaikum Warahmatullah, Aren’t we so blessed by the grace … More How was your Iftar today?
I am Ahmad, a syrian refugee and a proud father of two beautiful children and this is my Story. I worked hard for my engineering degree from the University of Aleppo. I married the love of my life and we had two beautiful children; a boy and a girl. Wishing a bright and respectable future … More Meet Ahmad
I am Ayesha, a new mother living in Canada by myself. I am a domestic abuse survivor and this is my story. I was arranged by my family to marry a man twice my age, left my loved ones in Pakistan to live with him and his parents in Calgary. That is when the abuse … More Meet Ayesha
I am Lailah, a young Palestinian living in Canada with my mother and five younger siblings and this is my story. My grandparents were forced to leave Palestine in the wake of the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. They were stripped of their home and nationality and placed in Al-Shati Camp at the Gaza Strip. I … More Meet Lailah