“What A Relief” Podcast 48: Addressing MENA’s Youth Employment Crisis

“What A Relief” Podcast 48: Addressing MENA’s Youth Employment Crisis

In this episode, B.C. & Mordant chat with Taleb Salhab and Saro Nakashian from Education for Employment. The organization started in 2006 in Gaza and now spans eight countries with a mission of creating job opportunities for unemployed youth in the Middle East and North Africa. By providing world-class professional and technical training, they have placed over 10,500 youth in jobs to date.

Getting Gaza’s children off to a “Right Start” at school this year with IRUSA and ANERA

Getting Gaza’s children off to a “Right Start” at school this year with IRUSA and ANERA

Laura McAdams is International Programs Coordinator at Islamic Relief USA.
Back-to-school season is approaching and while many parents are preparing themselves for their children’s… Continue reading...

IRUSA Makes Education for Syrian Children a Priority

IRUSA Makes Education for Syrian Children a Priority

Enas was nine years old when her and her family fled Syria more than a year ago in January 2014. Their home is now a simple tent in eastern Lebanon in one of the more than four hundred informal settlements that are scattered throughout the country.

AudioBoom.com: “#BBCSyriaWar School for Refugee children Bar Elias, Lebanon”

AudioBoom.com: “#BBCSyriaWar School for Refugee children Bar Elias, Lebanon”

Phil Mackie, broadcast journalist based in the West Midlands, talks about how Islamic Relief has built a school for 200+ Syrian children near the… Continue reading...

NJ.com: “Annual backpack giveaway Wednesday”

NJ.com: “Annual backpack giveaway Wednesday”

An annual event, the Jersey City Back-2-School giveaway, during which children receive free, supply-filled book bags, is sponsored by groups including Islamic Relief USA.… Continue reading...

CharlesMTurner.Tumblr.com: “Wisdom Begins with Wonder”

CharlesMTurner.Tumblr.com: “Wisdom Begins with Wonder”

Blogger Charles M. Turner discusses the differences between activism and “slacktivsm”. He cites Islamic Relief as an organization through which activists can organize humanitarian… Continue reading...

HuffingtonPost.com: “Yes, Religion Can Still be a Force for Good in the World. Here Are 100 Examples How.”

HuffingtonPost.com: “Yes, Religion Can Still be a Force for Good in the World. Here Are 100 Examples How.”

The Huffington Post’s Antonia Blumberg and Yasmine Hafiz provide examples of how faith-based organizations are doing good in the world. Islamic Relief USA is… Continue reading...

Beyond Emergencies: Islamic Relief Family Urges Continued Development Aid in ‘Afghanistan in Limbo’

Beyond Emergencies: Islamic Relief Family Urges Continued Development Aid in ‘Afghanistan in Limbo’

Islamic Relief USA’s Lina Hashem reports on the situation in Afghanistan and how dedicated IRUSA donors have been helping with development and emergency projects.… Continue reading...