Haj Bashir has 8 children and is living in the West Bank in Palestine. He produces fair trade olive oil which gets sold all around the world. The fair trade system has transformed his life, and now Haj is able to take care of his 16-member-strong family, without depending on anybody else for support.
“Stand out firmly for justice as witnesses to Allah” (Qur’an 4:135)
‘Adl, or social justice, is one of Islamic Relief’s five core values, and is crucial to reducing poverty and suffering. On 20th February, the World Day of Social Justice 2015, we celebrated the work we do to fight injustice and drive positive change across the globe.
Shuheb was one of three volunteers who went on a life-changing visit to Bangladesh in December 2014. He shares his insights and experiences of three powerful days with us through his blog.
A week of heavy rain has left land and hundreds of homes under water in Albania.