Human Appeal International Australia (HAIA) in coordination with Deen Academy (DA) hosted a group of young Muslim Australians on an Umrah leadership development tour of five cities - Mecca, Medina, Amman, Istanbul and Dubai. The Tour took place from 10 to 26 February 2015, comprising fifteen participants from Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Canberra. The group of young university student leaders were led and mentored on the trip by Bashar Al-Jamal, regional director of HAIA and Dr Zac Matthews, principal instructor with DA.
Influential Leadership Training, workshop organised by Rapid Delta, is designed to catalyse real and practical change in the life of individuals by deeply developing their influential leadership capacity. It equips leaders with practical tools to understand their full potential and leadership role in their environment.
Alhamdoulilah, Sounds of light 2014 came back with a bang! Running through 4 cities over 4 days, this entertainment spectacular gathered a crowd of over 7,000 people Australia wide and brought life changing sponsorship to over 2300 orphans from around the world.
The list of warm hearted entertainers who came together from around the world for this noble cause included the famous Maher Zain, Imam Siraj Wahhaj, Preacher Moss and Raef, as well as local talent , Kamal Saleh , Farid Sanullah and Izzat Mahadi. They set the night alight with their spectacular voices, humour and reminders of doing good. The heart felt messages struck a chord with the audience as they pledged and donated generously.
Right now disastrous floods in Kashmir have damaged or destroyed 12,000 houses. Entire neighbourhoods have been swept away. People need housing, clothing, food, bedding,
medicine, and more. They need our compassion. Flooding not only displaces people from their homes and destroys their possessions, the wet environment in unsanitary and diseases can quickly spread through the survivors. Acting quickly is essential to ensure those families are safe, dry, and warm.
For families who have lost their home and belonging, the least we can do is make sure they go to sleep on a full stomach and have a dry place to lay their head.