Tuesday, September 26, 2006


Qurban for Life 2006AD/1426H
Project Report

"That they may witness the benefits (provided) for them, and celebrate the name of Allah, through the Days Appointed, over the cattle which He has provided for them (for sacrifice): then eat ye thereof and feed the distressed ones in want.” Al-Hajj: 28

Muslim Aid Australia
Muslim Aid Asia

Mpogo Islamic Centre, Uganda
Cambodian Muslim Student Association
Islamic Union of Hong Kong
Al-Huda Development Association, Palestine
Muslim Youth Religious Organisation, Philippines
Muslim Aid Sri Lanka
Charitable Society for Social Welfare, Yemen
Al-Nada’s Charitable Association, Lebanon
Al-Khidmat Welfare Foundation, Pakistan
Saff-Perdaus, Singapore
Ampro, Singapore


Muslim Aid Australia has been organising Qurban since 1989 on behalf of donors, for distribution as FoodAid to the world’s needy. Each recipient country’s needs and logistics will be assessed so as to distribute the most effective form of Qurban with your donations. At the same time, as part of MAA’s effort to provide quality FoodAid distribution to the world’s needy communities, MAA sources livestock according to Islamic specifications.
MAA conducts Qurban in three different forms – canned, frozen, and local slaughter.

Canned Qurban
The canning of Qurban is the most viable alternative in poor, drought-stricken and war-torn places lacking infrastructure such as electricity. Canned meat provides longer shelf life, allowing the poor and destitute sustain their families for a longer period in times of calamity and trials.

Frozen Qurban
Where possible, MAA distributes frozen Qurban meat in areas where it sees as more culturally appropriate and having the right infrastructure. This allows such communities to use frozen meat for food preparation.

Local Slaughter
MAA organises local slaughter in some countries where your contributions assist in the ongoing sustainability of the community by supporting local farmers. The needy communities also benefit from non-meat products such as skin and wool.

Forms of Qurban implemented for 2006AD/1426H:

Local Slaughter 822 Qurbans

Uganda 50 goats
China 80 goats
Sri Lanka 98 (14 cows)
Cambodia 154 (22 cows)
Philippines 140 (7 cows)
Palestine 175 (25 cows)
Yemen 100 sheep
Lebanon 25 sheep

Hard Frozen None

Canned 1,749 Qurbans
Pakistan 1,749 sheep


Canned Qurban

a. Slaughter
MAA monitors the halal slaughter process done at the facilities of Fletcher International, an export-only abattoir company. The slaughter took place on 10-12 Zulhijjah 1426H (Jan 10-12, 2006) and was witnessed by representatives from MAA, MA Asia, Ampro Singapore and Saff-Perdaus. The boneless meat of the sheep was transported to Malaysia for canning.

b. Canning process
Canning was carried out at the facilities of Pertima (Terengganu) Sdn Bhd. Located on the east coast town of Kuala Terengganu, Pertima is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Terengganu State Economic Development Corporation. A launch was held on Feb 21st, 2006, to mark the beginning of the canning process.

c. Distribution by country

Partner: Al-Khidmat Foundation
Distribution was carried out in areas affected by the earthquake in Kashmir, as well as to deserving families in other areas.

'Click chart to enlarge'

Comments by recipients:
Many families in the earthquake affected areas who received the Qurbani meat said it was a novel opportunity to have received cooked, tasty and decent meals. Family Abdulsttar said, “…..it came to us as “Manno Salva” blessed from the heavens…..from Almighty Allah.”

Local Slaughter

Distribution by country

Partner: Mpogo Islamic Center
Background: Mpogo Islamic Center (MIC) is an Islamic religious community-based organisation founded in 1995 by a group of Muslim preachers, Imams and Mosque Elders of Mpogo with the following objectives:
1. Iftar Ramadan and Qurban programs
2. Provide relief in situations of disaster
3. Alleviate poverty and other hardships
4. Skills, training for self reliance
5. Provide health care services
6. Education and orphan care
7. Equip the community with Islamic morals.

Partner: Cambodian Muslim Student Association
Beneficiaries: Approximate 4,400 people

Partner: Islamic Union of Hong Kong

Partner: Al-Huda Development Association

Partner: Muslim Youth Religious Organisation
Number of Animals: 20 cows
Number of Beneficiaries: 3,000 people
Beneficiary Communities:
1. Barangay Taviran, Datu Odin Sinsuat Maguindanao
2. Poblacion 2, Cotabato City
3. Super Market Site, Cotabato City
4. Poblacion, Kabuntalan, Maguindanao
5. Poblacion, Paglat Maguindanao
6. Sapakan, Raja Buayan, Maguindanao
7. Barangay Tee, Datu Piang, Maguindanao
8. Semba, Datu Odin Sinsuat Maguindanao
9. Poblacion, Datu Piang, Maguindanao
10. PC Baracks, Isulan, Sultan Kudarat
11. Poblacion Sharif Aguak Maguindanao
12. Barangay Ambarao, Datu Piang, Maguindanao
13. Balabagan, Lanao Del Sur
14. Poblacion, Parang, Maguindanao
15. Orphanage Center, Datu Odin Sinsuat Maguindanao
16. Tukananes, Poblacion 7, Cotabato City
17. Barangay Bagumbayan, Kabuntalan, Maguindanao
18. Sitio Pansacala Rosary Heights 7, Cotabato City
19. Mabini Mosque, Poblacion 1, Cotabato City
20. Barangay Bukana, Cotabato City
21. Mindanao State University Muslim Compound, Maguindanao
22. University of Southern Mindanao Balik Islam Mosque
23. Southern Christian College, Midsayap Cotabato
24. Notre Dame University Muslim Community
25. Sarilikha National High School, Datu Odin Sinsuat Maguindanao
26. AMA Computer College, Cotabato City
27. System Technical Institute School, Cotabato City
28. Poblacion, Datu Abdullah Sangki Maguindanao
29. Pagaten, Datu Piang Maguindanao
30. J Marquez National High School, Cotabato City
31. Buliok, Pagalungan Maguindanao
32. Zenaida Subdivision, N.D. Village, Cotabato City
33. Poblacion Guindolungan Maguindanao
34. Poblacion, Talayan Maguindanao
35. Poblacion II, Midsayap Cotabato
36. Barangay Liliongan Pikit, Cotabato
37. Barangay Kalsada, Datu Montawal, Maguindanao
38. Barangay Pitopon, Gen. Salipada K. Pendatun Mguindanao
39. Barangay Kayaga, Datu Paglas Maguindanao
40. Barangya Pupol, Buluan Maguindanao
41. Barangay Delag, Buluan Maguindanao
42. Barangay Popoyon, Tulunan Cotabato
43. Barangay Matilak, Pigcawayan Cotabato
44. Salipada Mosque, Raja Buayan Maguindanao
45. Barangay Labu-Labu, Ampatuan Maguindanao
46. Esperanza, Sultan Kudarat
47. Barangay Crossing, Simuay, Sltan Kudarat Maguindanao
48. Muslim Compound, Alamada, Cotabato
49. Barangay Capiton, Datu Odin Sinsuat Maguindanao
50. Baranagy Gambar, Kabuntalan Maguindanao
51. Urban Poor Center, Cotabato City
52. Poblacion Buldon Maguindanao
53. Gadungan, Barira, Maguindanao
54. Tapayan Sultan Mastura, Maguindanao
55. Dunguwan, Sultan sa Barongis Maguindanao
56. Barangay Kiblawan, Aleosan, Cotabato
57. Barangay Mibpandacan, Gen. S.K. Pendatun Maguindanao
58. Barangay Kaladturan, Gen. S.K.Pendatun Maguindanao
59. Barangay butilen, Datu Piang Maguindanao
60. Malabang, Lanao del Sur
61. Barangay Matuber, Balabagan Lanao del Sur
62. Poblacion Matanog Maguindanao
63. Poblacion IV Pikit, Cotabato
64. Barangay kalanugas, Pualas, Lanao del Sur
65. Barangay Ginakit, Ampatuan Maguindanao
66. Blue Mosque, ARMM Compound, Cotabato City
67. Barangay Damakling, Paglat Maguindanao
68. Barangay Ulandang, Midsayap Cotabato
69. Barangay Kenepi, Talayan Maguindanao
70. Barangay Kaularan, Gen. S.K.Pendatun Maguindanao

Sri Lanka
Partner: Muslim Aid Sri Lanka

Partner: Charitable Society for Social Welfare

Partner: Al-Nada’a Charitable Association
Number of Animals: 25 cows

Such (is his state): and whoever holds in honour the Symbols of Allah, (in the sacrifice of animals), such (honour) should come truly from piety of heart. Al-Hajj: 32

1 comment:

Sonia Clouds said...

Well work for needy and poor people great work for Qurbani.

Wasid Ali
Qurbani Donation