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  • 40-year-old Sahra is a mother of 11 children. She used to be a farmer before the drought, but now, struggles to provide for her family, as the drought has completely dried up her farm. In her interview, Sarah speaks about why the current drought is the worst in her lifetime, and the impact it is having on her family.

    Donate this Ramadan

    Posted 25 May 2022

    Find out more about our Ramadan appeals and how they help families and children in need.

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  • 34-year-old Robaba is washing her children's hands and training them in washing techniques

    34-year-old Robaba is washing her children's hands and training them in washing techniques. Photo: Mubaraka Hussaini/ActionAid

    How Covid-19 is affecting child sponsorship during Ramadan

    Posted in Blog on 12 May 2021

    ActionAid's child sponsorship officers who work with children and local communities around the world discuss how Ramadan is different during the Covid-19 pandemic, and how child sponsorship this month and beyond help children and their families. 

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  • 31-year-old Nilufa and her daughter Tasfia received food packages from ActionAid when the Covid-19 pandemic hit Bangladesh. Photo: Bishu Chakraborty/ActionAid

    One year on: How I will be spending Ramadan during the ongoing Covid pandemic

    Posted in Blog on 26 April 2021

    One year on since the Covid-19 pandemic took hold, Muslims around the world are marking another Ramadan quietly. 

    Find out how ActionAid's Tanbina Choudhury is practising her faith during this holy month and how those who observe Ramadan can get involved in charitable acts and build unity with those in need. 

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  • Muslim children of Gujjar community reads Quran at Maswari madarsa in India. Photo: Raul Irani Kirmani/ActionAid

    How are Muslims observing Ramadan during the coronavirus crisis?

    Posted in Blog on 7 May 2020

    Ramadan during the coronavirus pandemic is looking very different for Muslims around the world, and those with very little to begin with will suffer the most.

    Find out how our trustee Abdul Shiil is practising his faith during this holy month and how those of us who observe Ramadan can help this month and after. 

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