Category Archives: Pre-2009 Projects

December 2008 Report

 Insha’Allah; your efforts to please Lady Fatemah (A) during these days of sadness and tragedy are going well. Another year has passed us by and we at CAI look towards the new one determined to consolidate and expand upon our successes and reflect and learn from minor setbacks. It goes without saying that all the

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November 2008 Report

Off the bat, I apologize for this rather long but very important message; I urge you to please read through it for it may help you help CAI. I am blessed, yet again, ninth time since 2004, with a visit to Kabul and Herat in Afghanistan this first week of November. Nothing seems to have

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August 2008 Report – Report Two

This month, I had the opportunity to visit India and observe some of Comfort Aid’s charitable projects. It was an eye-opening experience as I got to see first-hand the problems faced by our brothers and sisters in India as well as the effort being made to solve those problems. I’m thankful to Br. Yusuf Yusufali

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August 2008 Report – Part One

The remote village of YawKawlang in Bamiyaan Province of Afghanistan is relatively small; scattering of crumbling mud homes with a front and back yard full of planted crops and an orchid of apples, figs, apricots and black berries on some that have bigger, more affluent lots. All of them own animals; for sheep and cattle

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July 2008 Report

My dear Muslims, I have, alhamd’Allah, returned to Mumbai from a visit to Afghanistan yet again; a visit marred by the terrible explosion outside the Indian embassy in Kabul on July 7 that took the lives of 58 people. An explosion we witnessed from our vehicle about a mile away, while on our way to

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March 2008 Report

As usual, I pen this trip report after my recent trip to many countries, particularly to Comfort Aid International projects in India and Afghanistan. Alhamd’Allah, I visited Paris, France and Antananarivo, Madagascar to brief our Momeneens there about the dicey and delicate situation with our community in Afghanistan. I have taken it on myself to

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December 2007 Report

 I am back in the US after an extensive six week trip to Africa, Pakistan, Iran, Afghanistan and India. Alhamd’Allah, the trip was both exhausting and successful. Following are my comments and experiences in each city I visited. I pray you will find it both informative and useful in planning your charitable giving for this

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September 2007 Report

A very hearty Ramadhan mubaarak to all of you. May all of us have the toufiq to get closer to our Master and seek His pleasure always, for surely nothing else matters. Alhamd’Allah, I have successfully completed my recent tour of CAI projects in Afghanistan and India. I had the good fortune to participate in

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May 2007 Report

Afghanistan – In the land of unimaginable anguish Once again, by the grace of Allah (SWT), I was blessed with a trip to Africa, India and Afghanistan. As is my past norm, I narrate to you about my experiences in these countries that affect the role of Comfort Aid International in lending a helping hand

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December 2006 Report

Amongst the Hazara Orphans – My five days of despair in Afghanistan. Part One I undergo surgery in Mumbai and get confirmation from pathology that the tumor removed is not malignant; I am ready for Afghanistan. I had been requested to go to Afghanistan by Aga Mussawi  in London. He had advised that the situation,

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