Read more: Webinar: What do you want to be when you’re all grown up?
In this live interactive session we introduced some of our community’s youngsters as they compare and contrast their educational and career pathways. Tahera ben from Tokyo, Khuzaima bhai from San Francisco, and Aliasger bhai from Canada all mapped our their education pathways, sharing their wisdom with young attendees looking to map out their future careers.
Read more: Community Conversations: Livelihood Series
A series of live interactive sessions about small businesses were held where speakers and panelists shared their stories, journey, and choices they made to establish their businesses. The webinars were dynamic and engaging conversations between our speakers, panelists and the audience. We hope the webinars will inspire others to start their own entrepreneurial journey.
Read more: Taqreeb Conference – Ideas of Harmonious Coexistence
Taqreeb was a vision of Syedna Khuzaima Qutbuddin: to bring people of all faiths together, to work towards common humanitarian goals, to achieve the full potential of religion as a force for good in this world that we all inhabit.
Read more: Giving Back with What’s been Learned
Tahera and Aziz’s father is a university professor and the head of the department of Arabic and Persian at the University of Calcutta. When the Taqreeb program was held at the University, he had shown cooperation and admirable support with the organization, and had taken a stance with us in the face of a few…
Read more: Promoting Potential through Financing Education
Arwa is around 13 years old, in the 8th standard. She lives with her mother and grandmother in Indore; her father had deserted them when she was younger and her uncle does not help in supporting them. Her mother, who is illiterate, manages to make a 7-8k monthly income through cooking, with a 2.5k rent…
Read more: Ahimsa Interfaith Event
“Gandhiji gave us the gift of freedom; to celebrate his life we must strive for freedom for all through non-violence, equality, and universal brotherhood,” said Syedna Taher Fakhruddin TUS, at the inaugural function of the 150th Birthday celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi at Bombay Stock Exchange Auditorium.
Read more: Taqreeb Conference – Propagation of Harmonious Relations
The conference itself was a manifestation of the spirit of taqreeb – it brought together many different narratives from the Muslim community across the Shia Sunni spectrum as well as discussions from the Hindu and Christian perspectives.
Read more: Syedna Qutbuddin Emphasises Community Service
Syedna Khuzaima Qutbuddin RA believed that goodness of character and education are two factors that’s are fundamental to the development and prosperity of the community and the nation. One of the major criteria for selection of candidates is their involvement in community services and activities.
Read more: Helping a Star to Shine
Murtaza is 16, with a younger sister named Ruqaiiya, who is 7. Some of their family suffer from addiction, resulting in an inability to contribute to the income. Their mother brings their primary income by selling things online to make ends meet.
Read more: Webinar: Community Service
Our exemplars have always stressed the importance and necessity of extending a helping hand to the underprivileged. We invite you to meet with our community’s social service champions – individuals who have made it their life mission to help others. During this live interactive session we heard them share their stories and what motivated them…