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6 February 2019

Polio ruined my life, so NZF helped me build a new one

After contracting Polio as a baby, Jamilah was diagnosed with Post-Polio Syndrome. The condition weakened her muscles until she couldn’t walk, and in order to lead a normal life, she desperately needed a mobility scooter. But she couldn’t afford one. Find out how the National Zakat Foundation supported Jamilah so she could build a successful…

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1 February 2019

Grenfell Together

On January 24th, 2019, the Grenfell Muslim Response Unit (GMRU) hosted its final event – Grenfell Together. The event brought together the families, staff, volunteers, funders, and partners of the GMRU to reflect on our milestones and consider the wider social issues revealed by the Grenfell tragedy. Panel sessions featured survivors, campaigners and charity workers…

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21 January 2019

NZF believed in me. Now I’m living my dream.

Relocating to the UK from France was supposed to be simple for Sarah. In her country, she was a well-paid teacher. But when she arrived here, she struggled to find a job and before long, she found herself having to choose between paying the rent and buying food. This is how the National Zakat Foundation…

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24 December 2018

NZF’s support meant I could grieve for my teenage son

After Mustafa’s teenage son died, the pressures of working, caring for his children and disable wife was too much to bear. When he couldn’t keep up with the bills, he quickly fell into debt. This is how NZF shouldered some of his burdens, so Mustafa could move forward and focus on healing. The first time…

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