Feeding the fasting is an act of charity that is highly favored in the eyes of Allah, particularly in the month of fasting. It allows Muslims that are struggling to make ends meet, feel apart of the wider community and not left out as a result of being unable to break their fast.
The Prophet (pbuh) mentions the favour of those who feed the fasting in the following hadith, while speaking about the blessed month of Ramadan: Read more
Feeding a Needy Family
What Is It?
Zakat al-Fitr is a duty which is wajib (required) of every Muslim, whether male or female, minor or adult as long as he/she has the means to do so.
According to Islamic tradition (Sunnah), Ibn ‘Umar said that the Prophet Muhammad (saw) made Zakat al-Fitr compulsory on every slave, freeman, male, female, young and old among the Muslims; one Saa` of dried dates or one Saa` of barley. The saa’, is equivalent to four double handfuls and according to the majority of Sunni scholars, One Saa’ is approximately between 2.6 kg to 3 kg. Read more
For over 27 years, Human Appeal International Australia has helped the poor and needy all over the world. Throughout the process of providing, with the will of Allah, for thousands of orphans, widows, widows, poor, needy and war-stricken communities we have continuously tried to be creative about how we help those in need. Not because creativity is what is asked for, but because it gives us many channels to provide for the brothers and sisters we serve.
An unfortunate 29% of the world’s population still doesn’t have access to a safely managed supply of drinking water. This means they lack a well that is located nearby, available when they need it, and free from contaminants. Around 159 million people in the world are dependent on surface water, while more than 844 million people lack even a basic drinking water service. What’s more upsetting to hear is that around 2 billion people use a contaminated water source every year that has been breached by feces.
Living in a developed country, it can be easy to get caught up with the little things in life. It’s easy to lose sight of the bigger picture and it’s even easier to forget that, right this very moment, there are children out there who don’t even have access to the fundamental parts of life that we take for granted far too often. It is well-known that access to clean drinking water and an education are basic human rights. They are something no person should be deprived of, yet so many millions of individuals are. Read more
Fortunately, the great majority of individuals in this world live in developed countries where finding clean drinking water is as simple as turning on the tap, pressing a glass onto the fridge door dispenser, or leaning over a water fountain at the local park.
Unfortunately, however, many people in the world don’t have access to any of these luxuries. Read more
Human Appeal Australia hosted its 11th Annual Year 12 Muslim Achievement Awards in Perth, Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide and Melbourne over the previous two weekends. Year 12 students who achieved an ATAR score or equivalent of 90% or more in 2017 were invited to register for the awards. Various respected members of the community, school principals, politicians, businesses and family members attended ceremonies in the five cities. An incredible two hundred and forty-nine students, sixty more than last year, were honoured for their hard work and awarded certificates of recognition, laptops and various other prizes. Read more
To our Generous Community
On behalf of the Human Appeal Australia, we would like to express our profound gratitude to our community for supporting the Ghouta Fundraising Dinner which took place on Sunday 18th March 2018, at Himalaya Emporium Function Centre/ Bankstown.
To the donors, guests, volunteers and to all those who worked so tirelessly to ensure the evening was perfect, we thank you. The continued generosity and dedication shown to helping our brothers and sisters in Syria has warmed our hearts and filled us with utmost gratitude. Read more