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East Africa Crisis Appeal ( It's our duty as a humanbeing to be of assistance to those in need )

The following article is from Islamic Relief Worldwide ( Please after reading this article click the above title, it will take you to their webpage or visit to assist those in need.)

Those who (in charity) spend of their goods by night and by day, secretly and publicly, will have their reward with their Lord: on them shall be no fear, nor shall they grieve." (Al-Quran, 2:274)

Helping others gives comfort to the heart; the first person who benefits from an act of charity is the benefactor himself by watching a smile form on the lips of another person.

Show kindness to others and you will certainly be the first one to benefit.
Islam teaches us to act in a caring manner to all of God's creation. The Prophet Muhammad, who is described in the Qur’an as “a mercy to the worlds” said: “All creation is the family of God, and the person most beloved by God (is the one) who is kind and caring toward His family."

In response to the recent East Africa Crisis Appeal, it’s a duty to ev…
A remarkable story:

Inuvik is an arctic town in Canada ’s Northwest Territories with a population of about 3,500 people.
It’s located right at the tip of North America facing the Arctic Ocean .
With a polar climate and harsh living conditions, one wouldn't expect to find a town there, let alone a town with Muslims.
But there is a Muslim community there and a growing one, too.
So much so that the trailer that was being used as the mosque ran out of room and this community now needed a new mosque.

Building a mosque in the Arctic , however, is far more complicated than it is anywhere else.
The scarcity of skilled labour and material makes the cost of such a project skyrocket and this undertaking is simply impossible for a small community of a 100 people.
Their situation is akin to that of the Muslims in Edmonton , who despite all odds managed to erect Canada ’s first mosque in 1938.
With faith in God anything is possible.
At a time like this, the Inuvik Muslims could have simply pray…