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Ruhi Akhtar

My volunteering journey continues because the humanitarian crisis continues. 

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As if it wasn’t enough that dead babies washed up on European shores forced to flee war stricken countries we have now left people stranded, sleeping in squalid, unsanitary and unsafe conditions in tents, cold refugees camps, old warehouses, squats and in open air. 

'Don’t you get it? You have to understand...
That nobody puts their child on a boat unless the sea is safer than the land.'

Governments not working together and countries imposing new border restrictions and world leaders frankly not caring is causing unnecessary suffering, death and a violation of their human rights.    

This is not a refugee crisis anymore, this is a humanitarian crisis and the biggest crisis since World War II. 

The situation is ever changing but until there is a global solution these people, our brothers and sister need a lifeline. The aid will never be enough but until they are liberated from suffering WE fellow human beings as a duty of care have to provide much needed food, medical aid, clothes/shoes, baby products, vital shelter and sanitation supplies.


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Help me to help them as I cannot do it alone

I am taking a leap of faith by taking a voluntary reduction of hours from my day job, having broken into my savings to buy a house for my own costs, I will spend 6 months travelling around Europe and beyond helping refugees and displaced people wherever the urgent needs are.

Buying a house is no longer important if I can provide temporary homes, comfort, warmth, happiness and dignity to those who have only lost. Help me to help them as I cannot do it alone. All funds raised will go towards necessities for refugees, buying and providing aid. 
I have seen the devastation these people live in having volunteered in refugee camps for over 18 months now. My volunteering journey continues because the humanitarian crisis continues. 


Event date

09-May-2017 00:00  - 
01-February-2018 00:00

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Raising funds to help refugees

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Keep up the great work Ruhi. May Allah reward you greatly in this world and the hereafter
Donation by Wadud
on 13-11-2017
£5.00 gift aid
Happy birthday Ruhi and thanks for all you do for all the refugees and people in need.
Donation by Aline Boundy
on 09-11-2017
£5.00 gift aid
thanks on behalf of all of us for DOING SOMETHING...good luck and love and strength and peace to all the people you're helping.
Donation by heather
on 09-11-2017
Donation by Anonymous
on 09-11-2017
£5.00 gift aid
Donation by Anonymous
on 08-11-2017
£0.00 gift aid
Donation by Angela Curry
on 01-11-2017
£5.00 gift aid
Donation by Anonymous
on 22-10-2017
£12.50 gift aid
Donation by Anonymous
on 17-10-2017
£10.00 gift aid
sadaqa jariyah for our late father
Donation by Najju1969
on 17-10-2017
£27.51 gift aid
Calais and Iraq project
Donation by Anonymous
on 14-10-2017
£7.50 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £7,059.04
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £7,059.04
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £8,026.05

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