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  • Giving Girl’s a Chance to Learn

    Hailing from a poor family, and in a society where educating boys is preferred over girls, Shahista Habib is a 13 year-old girl who is studying to be a Hafiza. “I am blessed that I got the opportunity to do Hifz.” Shahista says “May Allah (SWT) grant many blessings to Al Mustafa’s team and to […]

  • Saving Abu Talib’s eyesight

    Life-altering accidents don’t come with a warning sign. When they happen, we can only mend our damages and carry on. Of course it helps to have a support system, as well as access to good medical attention. But for many in the developing world, this is a luxury. It was past 9 pm on the night […]

  • Take the AMWT ‘Which Famous Orphan?’ Quiz

    How much do you know about the orphans that shaped Islam? Take the quiz to find out. Share it with everyone you know to help us spread the blessings of knowledge this Ramadan. At AMWT, supporting orphans is a fundamental part of our work. We do so across all projects, including Hafiz Sponsorship, where most […]

  • Eye care in Gujjar Khan: Fareeda Salman

    Fareeda Salman hails from Gujjar Khan. In Pakistan’s Punjab, her hometown is known as the ‘land of martyrs.’ It is little wonder then, that its women are so strong. At age 59, Fareeda Salman ought to be settling into a comfortable old-age, with her family and grandchildren around her. Instead, she’s grateful that she can […]

  • In the company of Allah (swt)

    In our work with the elderly poor of Pakistan, Jamshed Soomro is possibly the loneliest, most destitute man we’ve ever met. He is also the most content. “I’m thankful to Allah who helped me by giving me good health,” Says Jamshed. There’s a beautiful light in his face; an easy contentment in his smile, which […]

  • Sponsor a Hafiz: Saleem’s Story

    The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The best of you are those who learn the Quran and teach it.” (Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 4739) Few things are more sacred to mankind than learning and seeking knowledge. Yet for the world’s poorest, who are forced to tackle issues like starvation every day, learning is a […]

  • Take the AMWT Global Vision Aid Quiz

    How much do you know about avoidable blindness and its most common causes? Take the quiz to find out. Then share or pass it on to raise awareness. Sight is our most precious sense. Without it, there’s only darkness. A mere £35 can give a person independence through the ability to see. It can restore […]

  • Free eye-care: Basit Ali

    Basit Ali is 67 years old. For 30 years, he worked as one of the dispensable millions in Pakistan’s labour industry. Basit Ali worked at a brick factory, under harsh conditions that were detrimental to his health. Eventually when it took its toll on his eyesight, he couldn’t even afford to consult an optometrist. In […]

  • Honour the Elderly: Bibi Shagufta

    At age 67, Bibi Shagufta is learning to find new purpose in her life and reconnect with others. Bibi Shagufta never learnt to read or write. She’s never had a job, nor gained the skills to earn a livelihood. But that doesn’t mean Bibi Shagufta never worked. Marrying young, she learned to run a large […]