NEWS & EVENTS
The deadly earthquake that struck Turkiye and Syria has claimed the lives of over 40,000 people, leaving many more injured and displaced. The sitution demands an immediate response to provide emergency and humanitarian aid such as medicines, food, and hygiene kits to those affected.
In response to this crisis, COIN and its partners on the ground are sending critical supplies such as food, baby formulas, hygiene products, sleeping bags, and winterized tents to families who have lost everything. There are countless individuals and families in desperate need of our help, struggling to survive in the harshest of conditions. Every effort we make towards alleviating their suffering can make a world of difference to those in dire need.
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There is a desperate need for emergency and humanitarian assistance for food, safe water, medicines, hygiene kits and tents or tarps for make-shift shelter.
The devastating floods in Pakistan have inundated one-third of Pakistan, leaving large-scale destruction with over a thousand dead and many thousands displaced. Whole villages have been wiped out.
COIN responded with its partners by sending food, water and tents to vulnerable flood-affected families in Baluchistan. However, the need is so massive and widespread in other regions of Pakistan that urgent support is required immediately.
PLEASE DONATE TODAY; NO AMOUNT IS TOO SMALL.
On Behalf of the board of the Children of Islamic Nations, COIN, please accept our heartfelt appreciation for your generous donations, time and support during this challenging and difficult time!
Projects in education and health care for underprivileged children, orphan care support, humanitarian and emergency relief are made possible due to YOUR generosity.
Please continue to support your local Canadian charity, COIN, to do global projects.
COIN is appealing to all its donors and supporters to open their hearts and contribute generously for relief to victims of the worst drought, famine, and large-scale migration of people from the rural to city centers searching for food.
This situation is further compounded by the recent earthquake in Afghanistan, causing further devastation to the nation. More than 1000 people have lost their lives and injured many thousands.
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Please support COIN’s Orphan Care Program. Make a donation to sponsor the educational and welfare needs of orphan children that COIN supports in Afghanistan, Palestine, Pakistan, India, Yemen, Nepal, Somalia and the Rohingya in Bangladesh.
Prophet Mohammad (saw) said, “I and the person who looks after the orphan will enter Paradise together like this,” and he raised his forefinger and middle finger together. (Bukhari).
In these trying times, may Allah keep you all safe and healthy. Please remember the less fortunate —reflect on how a small act of kindness can impact the lives of those who live amid such a crisis day in day out!
COIN has sent emergency relief for COVID-19 to the poor in Pakistan, India, Palestine and Yemen.
Locally in Edmonton, COIN networked with Islamic Family and Social Services Association (IFSSA) with their Emergency Needs Program and a local mosque, Al-Rahma, where COIN sponsored school supplies for students from zakat-eligible families.
Please donate generously to help the most vulnerable in these hard times.
According to the UN report, Feb 2019
- 80,000 children below the age of 5 have already died since 2015
- 400,000 children facing life-threatening malnourishment
- 2 million children are acutely malnourished
- 2 million children unable to go to school
This year COIN provided food aid for 200 families in Internally Displaced Camps (IDP) in Aden, Abyan, and Hadramud states in Yemen.
Please help COIN with projects in Yemen.
COIN provided food ration, drinking water, urgent medical supplies, hygiene kits and shelter to the Rohingya Refugees living in Bangladesh.
Funding for the schooling needs of Rohingya orphans in Bangladesh was provided.
COIN networked with another NGO and funded a Safe Home Project called Ashroy Ghor for Rohingya children in refugee camps to play safely and enjoy refreshments.
This year, COIN again supported the Breakfast/Nutrition Program of Rohingya students at 3 Temporary Learning Centres in Bangladesh refugee camps.
Please donate generously.
COIN held its first virtual community update and fundraiser. A PowerPoint presentation and videos showcasing COIN’s work were shared. Sheikh Alaa Elsayed delivered an enlightening and passionate talk on “Our Duty Towards Children.” COIN is grateful to all the friends, donors, sponsors and volunteers who made this event successful.
Our prayers and condolences for the precious lives lost in the Beirut explosion.
COIN is grateful to the Edmonton community for so generously helping out. COIN networked with another NGO, Islamic Relief, and was able to double the amount sent as the Canadian government matched the amount sent for relief to the people in Lebanon impacted by the explosion.
COIN Annual General Body Meeting was held on zoom on November 1, 2020. Thank you to the Board, COIN members and supporters attending.
AGM covered the following items for the year November 2019-October 2020:
- President, Dure Atiq, presented the Annual Report. She highlighted 18 projects completed and in-progress for the year in education and health for children, orphan care and humanitarian and emergency relief. The details and costs for all the projects were presented to the attending members.
- The Treasurer’s Report was presented by Mr. Ahmed Shaikh.
Valuable suggestions and recommendations were given by the members who appreciated the work of COIN and the fact that almost all the funds raised go to the projects.
- Mr. Ghulam Nabi Chaudhry was elected as the new board member of COIN. He has served on several boards and is a valuable asset to COIN. We welcome him!
Thank you, everyone, for your support and care for the underprivileged and most vulnerable–our children.