Updates

The Day of Arafah

July 15, 2021

Why is the Day of Arafah so important? The 9th day of the month of Dhul Hijjah is not only the day before Eid al Adha, it is also the ‘Day of Arafah’ and is an especially holy day for…

The Importance of Dhul Hijjah

July 13, 2021

The month of Dhul Hijjah is not only when the Hajj is completed and Muslims celebrate Eid al Adha but the first ten days of the month are considered the best of days in which to do good. Prophet (PBUH),…

After the Bombs: Providing Food Aid and Material Support to Families

July 12, 2021

Our Gaza Field Office have been delivering vital food aid and assistive devices such as crutches and wheelchairs to people impacted by the May assault on Gaza. Although the mass assault is over and a ceasefire is in place, Gaza…

Update: Bringing Ease to Hardworking Women and Carers

July 7, 2021

We met with three extraordinary women during Ramadan who were caring for unwell and disabled family members and trying to survive in very difficult circumstances that were taking a toll on their health too. So many of you were moved…

It Has Been Decades of Setbacks and Struggle for the People of Gaza…

June 5, 2021

Today marks the 54th anniversary of Al Naksa. This translates to ‘the setback’ and was the second major displacement of Palestinians after the June War in 1967. Over 300,000 Palestinians were forced to flee their homes and the West Bank…

Children Should Not Be ‘Victims’

June 3, 2021

There are over 1 million children in the Gaza Strip and 50% of the population is under the age of 18. Sixty six children were killed in the horrifying 11 days of violence we just witnessed and over 500 children…

Calm in Gaza: Siege, Trauma and Uncertainty

May 24, 2021

After 11 days of relentless violence, the people of Gaza heard that a ceasefire had been agreed and came into effect on the 21st of May. The assault on Gaza killed 245 people, at least 66 of them children. With…

Nowhere is Safe: Facing Bombs and Fear in Our Homes

May 19, 2021

Samar works for iF Charity and lives with her extended family outside of Gaza City. Since the bombardment began her family have been gathered together every night in the same room. The airstrikes can happen any time of the day,…

Airstrikes and Survivors: Eye Witness Account

May 18, 2021

Saif is one of our drivers for the Outreach Bus Programme. During the Pandemic, the Programme has been used to help get children that need kidney dialysis safely to the hospital and back home. Saif was looking forward to his…

EID UL FITR DURING DIFFICULT TIMES

May 13, 2021

Eid comes at a difficult time for the people of Gaza, as they face ongoing bombardment and violence. Dozens have been killed, including children. iF Charity will continue to aid the people of Gaza however we can, and we can…