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Observing Covid-19 Ramadan in Britain and Overseas 2020 Photo Diary with Sabeena Ahmed

Observing Covid-19 Ramadan in Britain and Overseas 2020 Photo Diary with Sabeena Ahmed

 

Covid 19 Ramadan 2020 Photo Diary, Dubai, UAE

As we begin this blessed month under unprecedented conditions.

I'd like to wish my friends and family a very safe and healthy Ramadan Mubarak/Kareem 2020.

Omani lanterns with hearts

 

Introduction

I expressed an interest to participate in the Observing Ramadan in Britain and Overseas Photo Research Project. 

This research is being conducted by Phd researcher Laura Jones - Cardiff University.

I've been asked to take a photograph of Ramadan every day and provide a short explanation. Please find photographs of my Ramadan Diary 2020.

Sadly, this was the second Ramadan in my life where I was not well enough to fast.

I pray Allah azza wa'ajal (God) will accept my prayers and zakat, Aameen!

 

Ramadan Photo Diary 2020

Day 1 - Week 1

#StayHomeLiveFair with Sabeena Ahmed, Dubai, UAE

#StayHomeLiveFair Poster with Sabeena Ahmed
WFTO Campaign for Covid-19

 

#PlanetFairTrade - World Fair trade day 2020 campaign share a favourite product, recycled bicycle chain by Noahs Ark Int with Sabeena Ahmed, Dubai. UAE

#PlanetFairTrade - World Fair Trade Day 2020 Campaign
Share a favourite fair trade product, recycled bicycle chain produced by fairtrade artisans at Noahs Ark International, Moradabad India

 

Labour Behind The Label Poster with Sabeena Ahmed and The Little Fair Trade Shop

Labour Behind The Label Poster with Sabeena Ahmed
Six Items Challenge 2020

 

Day 2 - Week 1

Home made banana bread with Sabeena Ahmed, Ramadan 2020, Dubai, UAE

Home made banana bread to continue with my zero waste efforts and use up all those brown bananas I didn't have the heart to throw in the bin.

 

Home made banana bread cooked with Sabeena Ahmed, Ramadan, Dubai, UAE

Home made banana bread cooked 

 

jHome cooked Banana bread with Sabeena Ahmed

Delicious home made banana bread, very tasty

 

Labour Behind The Label Covid-19 Campaign

My support for Labour Behind The Label Covid-19 Campaign

 

Clean Clothes Campaign #PayUp Campaign during Covid-19

My support for the Clean Clothes Campaign #PayUp Campaign

 

Day 3 - Week 1

Date photo with Sabeena Ahmed wish they were fairtrade :(

Dates wish they were fairtrade :(

 

Firing of the canon to open the fast at the Atlantis Hotel Palm Jumeirah, Ramadan 2020 under Covid-19 conditions

Firing of the canon to open the fast at the Atlantis Hotel Palm Jumeirah,
Ramadan 2020 under Covid-19 conditions

 

Day 4 - Week 1

20th Anniversary of the Fair Trade Int towns global movement  Zoom meeting, 27th April 2020

Attending the 20th Anniversary of the International Fair Trade Towns Global movement Zoom meeting, 27th April 2020

 

Day 5 - Week 1

Deaf Awareness April 2020 Zoom  Meeting organised by the Manchester Women's Institute

Attended a Deaf Awareness April 2020 Zoom Meeting organised by

the Manchester Women's Institute

 

Day 6 - Week 1

Fairtrade Mark on a box of Fairtrade Green and Jasmine tea

Fairtrade Mark on a box of Fairtrade Green and Jasmine tea

 

A box of Fairtrade Green and Jasmine tea

A box of Fairtrade Green and Jasmine tea to promote fairtrade products during Ramadan to help with my terrible indigestion

 

Day 7 - Week 1

NHS poster unfinished - Sabeena Ahmed

 We Love NHS and all carers poster
Unfinished

 

Day 8 - Week 2

Home made fresh pizza - Ramadan 2020 and Sabeena Ahmed
Home made pizza for iftar
 

 

Day 9 - Week 2

Day 9 - Observing Ramadan in the UK/Overseas with Sabeena Ahmed

Promoting how to eat ethically during Ramadan
How ethical is your food poster?

 

 

Day 10 - 1st Ashara completed

Six Items of Clothing, Six Items challenge 2020 with Sabeena Ahmed
My six items of clothing photos
for the Six Items Challenge 2020 with Labour Behind The Label
 
Six Items challenge 2020 with Sabeena Ahmed
 

 

Day 11 - Week 2

 Apple Pie - Observing Ramadan in the UK/Overseas Research Project with Sabeena Ahmed
Apple Pie for iftar
 

 

Day 12 - Week 2

World Pulse UAE Ambassador Badge 2020 - Sabeena Ahmed
 Received my World Pulse Ambassador Badge 2020
 

 

Day 13 - Week 2

WFTO Webinar May 2020 with Sabeena Ahmed
Participated in a WFTO webinar promoting 
#PlanetFairTrade 06/05/20
 

 

Day 14 - Week 2

 Webinar May 20 - MA Educational Leadership, Manchester University Dubai
Attended a webinar -
MA Educational Leadership, Manchester University Dubai


 

Day 15 - Week 3

Sabeena Ahmed supporting World Fair Trade Day 2020, Dubai, UAE - Recycled Bicycle Chain Bookends, Hastags for the WFTO Campaign#PlanetFairTrade #FairTradeSolidarity #StayHomeLiveFair
Editing my fairtrade products
Recycled Bicycle Chain Bookends
 
Sabeena Ahmed supporting World Fair Trade Day 2020, Dubai, UAE - Recycled Bicycle Chain Bookends, Hastags for the WFTO Campaign#PlanetFairTrade #FairTradeSolidarity #StayHomeLiveFair
Recycled Bicycle Chain Bookends
 
Sabeena Ahmed supporting World Fair Trade Day 2020, Dubai, UAE - Recycled Bicycle Chain Small Clock, Hashtags for the WFTO Campaign#PlanetFairTrade #FairTradeSolidarity #StayHomeLiveFair
Recycled Bicycle Chain Small Clock
 
Sabeena Ahmed supporting World Fair Trade Day 2020, Dubai, UAE - Recycled Bicycle Chain Large Clock, Hashtags for the WFTO Campaign#PlanetFairTrade #FairTradeSolidarity #StayHomeLiveFair
 Recycled Bicycle Chain Large Clock
 

 

Day 16 - Week 3

My World Fair Trade Day video submission  - 9th May 2020 
 

 

 

Day 17 - Week 3

 

Macmillan Heart - Sabeena Ahmed
Supporting nurses on International Nursing Day with a Macmillan heart 
  

 

Day 18 - Week 3

Day 19 - Observing Ramadan in the UK/Overseas with Sabeena Ahmed
Attended a webinar hosted by Ethical Hour founder Sian Conway
 

 

Day 19 - Week 3

 Day 19 - Observing Ramadan in the UK/Overseas with sabeena ahmed
 Read a poster about an MA in Islam in Contemporary Britain
 

 

Day 20 - 2nd Ashara completed

 Day 20 - Observing Ramadan in the UK/Overseas Research Project with Sabeena Ahmed
Watched an EF Dawah live television broadcast
 

 

Day 21 - Week 4

Day 21 - Observing Ramadan in the UK/Overseas Research project with Sabeena Ahmed
Attended an online Badiri Academy Webinar with Dr Shireen N Chaya
 

 

Day 22 - Week 4

Day 22 - Observing Ramadan in the UK/Overseas Research Project with Sabeena Ahmed
Attended a WFTO Webinar 14th May 2020
 

 

Day 23 - Week 4

Day 23 - Observing Ramadan in the UK/Overseas Research Project with Sabeena Ahmed
Attended a Webinar about Domestic Violence 
 

Day 24 - Week 4

Day 24 - Observing of Ramadan in the UK/Overseas Research Project with Sabeena Ahmed
Received a Cadbury's Caramel Easter Egg
 

 

Day 25 - Week 4

Quote 'You have given enough, its time for you to start receiving now' - Artist and poet Unknown. Can anyone tell me the name of the artist so I can credit their beautiful work?
Read this quote and loved the artwork.
Artist unknown but would love to credit their work...
 

 

Day 26 - Week 4

Day 25 - Observing Ramadan in the UK/Overseas Research Project with Sabeena Ahmed
 Received my Future Learn Upcycling From Green Ideas to Starting a
Business Certificate in the post
 

 

Day 27 - Week 4

Its the 19th May and I forgot to take a photo.
SORRY LAURA!!!
 

 

Day 28 - Week 4

Day 28 - Observing Ramadan in the UK/Overseas Research Project With Sabeena Ahmed
Received my Ethical Consumer March/April 2020 Magazine 
 

 

Day 29 - Week 5

Day 29 - Observing Ramadan in the UK/Overseas with Sabeena Ahmed
Completed Reading Juz 30 of the Noble Quran
 

 

Day 30 - Last fast

Day 30 - Observing Ramadan in the UK/Overseas with Sabeena Ahmed

 Purchased a box of Fairtrade Green Tea for my terrible indigestion

 

Covid Eid Mubarak 2020

Eid Mubarak 2020 - Observing Ramadan in the UK/Overseas with Sabeena Ahmed

This Covid 19 Eid I received a surprise Eid Gift Basket from my younger sister

 

Eid Mubarak to all my family and friends around the world.

Eid Mubarak from Sabeena Ahmed - Fair Trade Campaigner, Educator and Social Entrepreneur and owner of The Little Fair Trade Shop

 Eid Mubarak from Sabeena Ahmed

 

About Phd Researcher Laura Jones and Conclusion

Anybody interested to learn more about Laura's research paper can email Laura at Cardiff University. 

Her email address is: jonesla24@cardiff.ac.uk

I thoroughly enjoyed participating in this Phd photo research. 

Its been a harsh, challenging and reflective Ramadan learning about all the victims of Covid-19 especially the medical professionals and key workers who sacrificed their lives to protect millions.

I hope and pray their sacrifices will never be forgotten.

May Allah subhana wa'tala bless the deceased with Paradise and bless their families with patience and love.

The only difficulty I faced was to remember to take a photo each day.

Two photographs need to included in the diary above.

I hope to read Laura's work in the near future and wish her well with her Phd. 

Thank you for reading.

Stay safe!

Sabeena

 

Further Reading and Links

 Six Items Challenge 2020

 

World Fair Trade Day 2020

 





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