Qurbani Real-Life Stories
The great thing about Qurbani is that you can spread joy and happiness around the world. The meat you donate, the meat that we normally take for granted, is received by people in need as a miraculous gift. Sometimes it is hard to understand the immense impact a Qurbani donation can have. Penny Appeal has collected these real-life stories to bring you closer to the people benefiting from your donation. Keep on reading and discover how Qurbani is seen from the side of the people in need.
"Thank you Penny Appeal for bringing so much happiness"
We have been hard at work all across India to provide hundreds of thousands of needy people with good quality food, who would otherwise not be able to afford to celebrate this most joyous occasion and be forced to go hungry. Over 140,000 meat packs, each containing around 5kg of tasty fresh meat, were provided to underprivileged and marginalized families, including women, children, elderly and the sick.
One such impoverished family was the household of a woman called Mrs Choudry, from the Bihar region of India. Last year her family did not know the warm nourishing feeling of
“I am truly amazed my prayers are answered"
One such city that has benefited from this is Islampur in West Bengal. Thanks to your support we were hard at work providing the most desperate families, including households run by single mothers or the elderly, with urgently needed food packs so that they may celebrate Eid-ul-Adha together. Ameen, Imam of the mosque in Islampur, was overwhelmed with our food distribution efforts. He said: “I am truly amazed my prayers are answered. Penny Appeal
Fate Ibro Abdo
"Getting Meat is a dream for me and my orphans"
Caring for orphans is a large part of the community spirit in Ethiopia. But with civil strife and famine running rampant across the country, poverty and hunger
Now, gifted a goat for Qurbani this year with Penny Appeal, Fate is now happy and content knowing that her children’s cries for quality hearty food
"I thank you very much for the person who [gave] this aid to me… may Allah protect him"
Families of households run by single mothers are amongst the poorest in the developing world. We spoke to Hasna Mohammed, a widower from the town of Gerjeder in Ethiopia who is supporting 5 children on her own since her husband passed away. After he passed, she
With Penny Appeal’s Qurbani programme, Hasna
Clan Elder Aliye Abdulaxif
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The donation of Qurbani meat can make a huge difference to countless numbers of lives in impoverished communities. We were hard at work at the
We spoke to Aliye Abdulaxif, the