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.
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!
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
Delicious home made banana bread, very tasty
My support for Labour Behind The Label Covid-19 Campaign
My support for the Clean Clothes Campaign #PayUp Campaign
Dates wish they were fairtrade :(
Attended a Deaf Awareness April 2020 Zoom Meeting organised by
the Manchester Women's Institute
Fairtrade Mark on 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
Purchased a box of Fairtrade Green Tea for my terrible indigestion
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
Anybody interested to learn more about Laura's research paper can email Laura at Cardiff University.
Her email address is: email@example.com
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.
Happy New Year!
Happy New Year to all my fair trade friends and family around the world.
My right shoulder is still very painful and inflamed again and I have struggled to type this blog.
Despite my pain I managed to attend a webinar and record videos about PIE Community members expressing an interest to join.
I joined a couple of sessions about Mental Health and Suicide Training.
These sessions were organised by THRIVE LDN.
Translation in Urdu
نیا سال مبارک ہو!
دنیا بھر میں میرے تمام منصفانہ تجارتی دوستوں اور اہل خانہ کو نیا سال مبارک ہو۔
میرا دایاں کندھا اب بھی بہت تکلیف دہ ہے اور دوبارہ سوجن ہے اور میں نے اس بلاگ کو ٹائپ کرنے کے لیے جدوجہد کی ہے۔
اپنی تکلیف کے باوجود میں ایک ویبنار میں شرکت کرنے اور کمیونٹی کے ممبران کے بارے میں ویڈیوز ریکارڈ کرنے میں کامیاب ہو گی جو اس میں شامل ہونے میں دلچسپی کا اظہار کرتے ہیں۔
میں دماغی صحت اور خودکشی کی تربیت کے بارے میں کچھ سیشنز میں شامل ہوے۔
ان سیشنز کا اہتمام THRIVE LDN نے کیا تھا۔
During December 2023 I was invited to join the Powershift Inclusive Excellence Committee (PIE) ad hoc sub group to encourage and motivate new World Pulse Community members to join.
Despite my poor health and painful right shoulder I have recorded a video in English, edited it and added subtitles in English and Urdu.
Please kindly click below to apply as a member of the Powershift Excellence Committee.
Application Form link https://forms.gle/TUDeGiXwTtzqv4oh6
The date for the submission of the application form is the 2nd February 2024, but this date could be extended.
I forget to mention in the video that Community members must adhere to the following criteria:
1. Applicants must be World Pulse Community Members for 2 years.
2. Applicants must be World Pulse badge holders.
This December I continued to heal from my shoulder surgeries.
My right shoulder was very painful and inflamed again and I have struggled to type this blog.
I attended the last encourager party webinar for World Pulse 2023.
I joined the second ITC Webinar Series Export Essentials December 2023.