Amatullah and MM

Four Decembers ago, Allah gifted us the opportunity to distribute a few punnets of food in Manenberg. Allah! What a heartbreaking experience that was. Realizing the need, we made the intention of distributing food there monthly in the hope of bringing some relief to the people living there. But I also had a bigger niyyah,…

In light of the fundraiser…

In light of the fundraiser being organised for my daughter’s wound care needs, we’ve had requests from individuals asking if her photo can be passed around to others in the hopes of raising more awareness and so that people can see where/to whom their money is going. Whilst I understand the reasoning behind this request,…

Things aren’t always what they seem

Sunday 17 April 2016 A normal day for most of Cape Town, but for the residence of Manenberg it was a welcomed break from the shooting and gang violence which had filled its streets in the days before. The decision to go in was a tough one. Electronic articles and video footage of the ongoing…

You have been chosen

I watched on as the people of the area ran to the cars, hoping to receive the food being distributed from there. I stood with my little girl, in the heart of a gang-infested, underprivileged community of Cape Town, and could do nothing but stare. These people were flocking for food, not because it was…