Millions of Muslims around the world perform the ritual of sacrifice on the occasion of Eid ul Adha. At this time of the year, numerous less privileged individuals eagerly wait for meat distribution of sacrificed animals. This is the time when they feel they have actually fed themselves and provided their families a proper meal. The sacrifice is considered as an essential part of the whole Muslim community and its well-being on a spiritual level.

The act of dabiha refers to the slaughtering of sacrificial animals; such as camels, lambs, goats and cows, in a Halal way according to Islam. This act is performed in almost every other Muslim household on the joyful festival of Eid. However, many individuals are deprived of the basic privileges and are unable to buy the animals, let alone sacrifice them. Such people do not have the reach of entertaining themselves with the sacrifice yet Allah (SWT) has not hindered them from being a part of the occasion of Eid and celebrate it with their family. As we all know, fresh meat is a rarity when considered at a global level, for millions of people; especially those on the run from conflicts and disasters. But can these people be assisted? Yes, there are various ways and that is where the privileged step in and lend a hand for those in need.

Eid ul Adha is right on top of our heads and this is exactly the time to take action for the needy. There are a great number of organizations working on such initiatives to bring a smile on the faces of the unprivileged. Human Concern International is one of the most widely known foundations which has been working on such initiatives since 1980. This Canadian organization has ever since sown the seeds of hope for the needy, serving as a charity platform which delivers over 100 million in aid and assists in more than 30 countries.

Human Concern International has been successfully distributing the share of sacrifice to those in dire need. It has been carrying out these donations consistently year by year; giving a chance to numerous families, of celebrating Eid ul Adha. We should help our fellow Muslims cherish this beautiful religious festival by donating our share, which we know is for nothing but a good cause. We encourage all the individuals to step up and contribute, becoming a part of something big and better.

The Quran states:

“Their meat will not reach Allah, nor will their blood, but what reaches Him is piety from you. Thus have We subjected them to you that you may glorify Allah for that [to] which He has guided you; and give good tidings to the doers of good.” (22:37)

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Rida Ghaffar