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Fair Trade Ethical Ramadan/Eid ul Fitr 2024 in English and Urdu فیئر ٹریڈ اخلاقی رمضان / عید الفطر   with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Fair Trade Ethical Ramadan/Eid ul Fitr 2024 in English and Urdu فیئر ٹریڈ اخلاقی رمضان / عید الفطر with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Ramadan and Eid Mubarak to all my friends, family and fairtrade producers around the world!

Once gain here I am!

Another blessed Ramadan but one that is marred with pain and sadness.

This Ramadan my prayers and blessings are for Palestine!

This is my blog summarising my effort to support fairtrade producers and artisans during the blessed month of Ramadan 2024.

My right shoulder is very painful and prevented me from creating vlogs and blogs about Fairtrade in Islam.

Apologies in advance for any errors in the Urdu translation.

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April 2024 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

April 2024 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

Ramadan Mubarak to all my fairtrade friends and family!

This month my right shoulder is still very painful and I have struggled to type a continuation of this blog.

Despite my pain I managed to participate in Fairtrade Ramadan 2024 and post a fairtrade product everyday.

I happy to announce that this is my 12th year participating in the Six Items Challenge 2024 with Labour Behind The Label.

Translation in Urdu

اردو میں ترجمہ

میرے تمام فیئر ٹریڈ دوستوں اور فیملی کو رمضان مبارک!

اس مہینے میرے دائیں کندھے میں اب بھی بہت درد ہے اور میں نے اس بلاگ کو ٹائپ کرنے کے لیے بہت جدوجہد کی ہے۔

اپنی تکلیف کے باوجود میں فیئر ٹریڈ رمضان 2024 میں شرکت کرنے اور روزانہ فیئر ٹریڈ پروڈکٹ پوسٹ کرنے میں کامیاب رہی۔

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March 2024 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

March 2024 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

Ramadan Mubarak to all my fairtrade friends and family!

This month my right shoulder is still very painful and I have struggled to type this blog.

Despite my pain I managed to participate in Fairtrade Ramadan 2024 and post a fairtrade product everyday.

Translation in Urdu

اردو میں ترجمہ

میرے تمام فیئر ٹریڈ دوستوں اور فیملی کو رمضان مبارک!

اس مہینے میرے دائیں کندھے میں اب بھی بہت درد ہے اور میں نے اس بلاگ کو ٹائپ کرنے کے لیے بہت جدوجہد کی ہے۔

اپنی تکلیف کے باوجود میں فیئر ٹریڈ رمضان 2024 میں شرکت کرنے اور روزانہ فیئر ٹریڈ پروڈکٹ پوسٹ کرنے میں کامیاب رہا۔

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February 2024 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

February 2024 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

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 celebrated World Cancer Day 2024 by creating a poster in Urdu and English.

I participated in a School for Social Entrepreneur webinar with Chris Hines MBE.

Translation in Urdu

اردو میں ترجمہ

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 ویبینار میں شرکت کرنے اور PIE کمیونٹی کے ممبران کے بارے میں ویڈیوز ریکارڈ کرنے میں کامیاب ہو گیا جو اس میں شامل ہونے میں دلچسپی کا اظہار کرتے ہیں۔

میں نے کینسر کا عالمی دن 2024 منایا

میں نے Chris Hines MBE کے ساتھ ایک سکول فار سوشل انٹرپرینیور ویبینار میں حصہ لیا۔

اردو میں ترجمہ

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THRIVE LDN - Great Mental Health Day Webinars January 2024 (English and Urdu)

THRIVE LDN - Great Mental Health Day Webinars January 2024 (English and Urdu)

My sister sent me links to webinars about Great Mental Health Day which took place 26th January 2024.

I am grateful to all the guest speakers and trainers who took time out of their busy schedules to talk about Suicide Prevention, Bereavement and Write to Speak Your Poetry.

Translation in Urdu

میری بہن نے مجھے عظیم دماغی صحت کے دن کے بارے میں ویبینرز کے لنکس بھیجے جو 26 جنوری 2024 کو ہوا تھا۔

میں ان تمام مہمان مقررین اور ٹرینرز کا مشکور ہوں جنہوں نے اپنے مصروف شیڈول میں سے وقت نکال کر خودکشی کی روک تھام، سوگ اور اپنی شاعری لکھنے کے بارے میں بات کی۔


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January 2024 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

January 2024 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

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۔

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Expression of interest to join World Pulse's Powershift Inclusive Excellence Committee  (PIE) - February 2024

Expression of interest to join World Pulse's Powershift Inclusive Excellence Committee (PIE) - February 2024

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.

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December 2023 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

December 2023 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

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.

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November 2023 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

November 2023 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

This November I continued to heal from my shoulder surgeries.

My right shoulder was very painful and inflamed due to the cold weather and I have struggled to type this blog.

I interviewed Halima of the Islamophobia Awareness Month team, London, UK and edited videos in English and Urdu.

Halima very kindly presented a talk about Islamophobia Awareness Month.

Translation in Urdu

اس نومبر میں میں اپنے کندھے کی سرجریوں سے ٹھیک ہوتا راہی۔

سرد موسم کی وجہ سے میرا داہنا کندھا بہت دردناک اور سوجن تھا اور میں نے اس بلاگ کو ٹائپ کرنے کے لیے بہت جدوجہد کی ہے۔

میں نے اسلامو فوبیا آگاہی ماہ کی ٹیم، لندن، یو کے کی حلیمہ کا انٹرویو کیا اور انگریزی اور اردو میں ویڈیوز میں ترمیم کی۔

حلیمہ نے نہایت شفقت کے ساتھ اسلامو فوبیا آگاہی کے مہینے کے بارے میں ایک تقریر پیش کی۔

 

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IAM - Islamophobia Awareness Month 2023 UK (English and Urdu) with Sabeena Z Ahmed

IAM - Islamophobia Awareness Month 2023 UK (English and Urdu) with Sabeena Z Ahmed

As a practising Muslimah who has experienced racism and discrimination due to my faith, I felt compelled to support the Islamophobia Awareness Month 2023.

Translation in Urdu

ایک پریکٹس کرنے والی مسلمانہ کے طور پر جسے میرے عقیدے کی وجہ سے نسل پرستی اور امتیازی سلوک کا سامنا ہے، میں نے اسلامو فوبیا آگاہی ماہ 2023 رضاکاروں کے ویبینار کی حمایت کرنے پر مجبور محسوس کیا۔

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30 Years of Fairtrade and details of Fairtrade Fortnight 2024 (English and Urdu) with Sabeena Z Ahmed

30 Years of Fairtrade and details of Fairtrade Fortnight 2024 (English and Urdu) with Sabeena Z Ahmed

As a passionate fairtrade campaigner and advocate I felt compelled to join the Fairtrade Fortnight 2024 webinar.

2024 will be 30 years of Fair trade in the United Kingdom.

This webinar was organised by the Fairtrade Foundation UK team.

I have attached photographs of the webinar below for those interested.

All credit and source courtesy of the Fairtrade Foundation team UK.

Translation in Urdu

ایک پرجوش فیئر ٹریڈ مہم چلانے والے اور وکیل کے طور پر میں نے فیئر ٹریڈ فورٹ نائٹ 2024 ویبنار میں شامل ہونے کے لیے مجبور محسوس کیا۔

2024 برطانیہ میں منصفانہ تجارت کے 30 سال ہو گا۔

اس ویبینار کا اہتمام Fairtrade Foundation UK کی ٹیم نے کیا تھا۔

میں نے دلچسپی رکھنے والوں کے لیے ذیل میں ویبینار کی تصاویر منسلک کی ہیں۔

تمام کریڈٹ اور ماخذ بشکریہ Fairtrade Foundation ٹیم UK۔

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October 2023 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

October 2023 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

This October 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 volunteers webinars for Islamophobia Awareness Month 2023 and the 30 years of Fairtrade in the UK.

I joined the October 2023 Power Inclusive Excellence Committee and Training Tuesday: Climate Change: Taking Action to Support Women and Girls with World Pulse.

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September 2023 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

September 2023 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

This September 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 joined the September 2023 Power Inclusive Excellence Committee webinar with World Pulse.

I listened to Sassi Stuckey-Beeri, Fundraising Manager at The Hunger Project. Sassi talked about The Hunger Project and their work empowering women around the world.

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August 2023 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

August 2023 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

This August I continued to heal from my shoulder procedure (January 2022) and am learning to live with pain in my right shoulder. 

My right shoulder was very painful and inflamed and I struggled to write this blog.

I attended a 2 day online webinar titled, 'Journey towards Meaningful Connectivity Exploring Value' with the Institute of Social Entrepreneurs Asia, (ISEA).

Joined the August 2023 webinar about storytelling with World Pulse.

I listened to guest speakers highlighting how to teach literacy to deaf learners from eKitabu, this session was organised by the World Literacy Foundation and Sun Books monthly webinars.

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July 2023 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

July 2023 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

This month I continued to heal from my shoulder procedure (January 2022) and am learning to live with pain in my right shoulder. 

I was very poorly and couldn't post about Plastic Free July 2023 everyday but hope to add short videos soon.

I attended a Zoom webinar titled 'The role of faith organisations tackling loneliness' organised by the Civil Society Consulting team.

Attended a Zoom webinar about social entrepreneurs and health organised by WISE women.

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June 2023 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

June 2023 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

This month I continued to heal from my shoulder procedure (January 2022) and am learning to live with pain in my right shoulder.

I participated in the 2 day Loneliness Learning Programme organised by the Civil Society Consulting.

Attended the Fairtrade Foundation UK June 2023 Catch Up Zoom webinar.

Celebrated Eid Al Adha with my siblings.

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Six Items Challenge 2023 in English and Urdu with Labour Behind the Label and Sabeena Z Ahmed

Six Items Challenge 2023 in English and Urdu with Labour Behind the Label and Sabeena Z Ahmed

Thank you for taking the time to visit my blog.

I'm Sabeena, a social entrepreneur, fair trade campaigner and educator.

So here I am for the 11th consecutive year participating in the Six Items Challenge with Labour Behind The Label.

AIM

My aim is to raise awareness about Fast Fashion, Garment Workers and decent wages and good working conditions online/offline.

 

میرے بلاگ پر جانے کے لیے وقت نکالنے کے لیے آپ کا شکریہ۔

میں سبینہ ہوں، ایک سماجی کاروباری، منصفانہ تجارت کی مہم چلانے والی اور معلم ہوں۔

لہذا میں یہاں مسلسل 11ویں سال لیبر کے پیچھے لیبر کے ساتھ چھ آئٹمز چیلنج میں حصہ لے رہا ہوں۔

مقصد

میرا مقصد فاسٹ فیشن، گارمنٹ ورکرز اور معقول اجرت اور آن لائن/آف لائن کام کرنے کے اچھے حالات کے بارے میں بیداری پیدا کرنا ہے۔

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May 2023 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

May 2023 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

This month I continued to heal from my shoulder procedure (January 2022) and am learning to live with pain in my right shoulder.

I celebrated World Fair Trade Day 2023 and edited videos in English and Urdu.

I edited my in Fairtrade Ethical Ramadan 2023 video in English and Urdu.   

I also edited my 5 videos for the Six Items Challenge 2023 with Labour Behind The Label in English.

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World Fair Trade Day 2023, ورلڈ فیئر ٹریڈ یوم - English and Urdu with Sabeena Z Ahmed

World Fair Trade Day 2023, ورلڈ فیئر ٹریڈ یوم - English and Urdu with Sabeena Z Ahmed

This is my message for World Fair Trade Day 2023.

I'd like to congratulate all fair trade artisans, producers and organisations around the world,
I wish you a very happy World Fair Trade Day 2023.

This year the World Fair Trade Organization's Theme is Reimagining the Economy.

السلام علیکم،

میرا نام سبینہ ہے۔

یہ ورلڈ فیئر ٹریڈ کے لیے میرا پیغام ہے۔

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April 2023 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

April 2023 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

This month I continued to heal from my shoulder procedure (January 2022) and am learning to live with pain in my right shoulder.

I participated in Fairtrade Ethical Ramadan and Eid ul Fitr 2023 and tried to post a fairtrade product in English and Urdu every fast.   

It was my 11th consecutive year supporting and participating in the Six Items Challenge 2023 with Labour Behind The Label.

 

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Fair Trade Ethical Ramadan/Eid ul Fitr 2023 in English and Urdu فیئر ٹریڈ اخلاقی رمضان / عید الفطر 2023  with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Fair Trade Ethical Ramadan/Eid ul Fitr 2023 in English and Urdu فیئر ٹریڈ اخلاقی رمضان / عید الفطر 2023 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Ramadan and Eid Mubarak to all my friends, family and fairtrade producers around the world!

This is my blog summarising my effort to support fairtrade producers and artisans during the blessed month of Ramadan and Eid ul Fitr 2023.

This year my right shoulder has been very painful and prevented me from creating vlogs and blogs about Fair Trade in Islam.

On a positive note I tried to post a fair trade product every day during Ramadan and Eid ul Fitr 2023 with translations in English and Urdu.

Apologies in advance for any errors in the Urdu translation.


یہ میرا بلاگ ہے جو رمضان کے بابرکت مہینے میں فیئر ٹریڈ پروڈیوسروں اور دستکاروں کی مدد کرنے کی میری کوششوں کا خلاصہ کرتا ہے۔


اس سال میرے داہنے کندھے میں بہت تکلیف ہوئی اور اس نے مجھے اسلام میں فیئر ٹریڈ کے بارے میں بلاگ اور بلاگ بنانے سے روک دیا۔

 

اردو ترجمہ میں غلطیوں کے لیے پیشگی معذرت۔

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World Pulse Changemaker Lab 2022  ورلڈ پلس چینج میکر لیب (English and Urdu) with Sabeena Z Ahmed

World Pulse Changemaker Lab 2022 ورلڈ پلس چینج میکر لیب (English and Urdu) with Sabeena Z Ahmed

This year I applied on the prestigious World Pulse Changemaker Lab 2022 Program. I was accepted.

اس سال میں نے مشہور ورلڈ پلس چینج میکر لیب 2022 پروگرام میں درخواست دی۔ مجھے قبول کر لیا گیا۔

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March 2023 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

March 2023 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

This month I continued to heal from my shoulder procedure (January 2022) and am learning to live with pain in my right shoulder.

I participated in Fairtrade Fortnight 2023 which commenced February 27th - 12th March and wrote a blog in English and Urdu.

Celebrated International Women's Day 2023, this years campaign was #EmbraceEquity.

I participated in Fairtrade Ethical Ramadan 2023 by trying to post a fairtrade product every fast.   

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Fairtrade Fortnight 2023 (English and Urdu) with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Fairtrade Fortnight 2023 (English and Urdu) with Sabeena Z Ahmed

This year the Fairtrade Foundation organised several webinars about Fairtrade Farmers and the Climate Crisis before and during Fairtrade Fortnight 2023.

I have translated this vlog in Urdu.

اس سال فیئر ٹریڈ فاؤنڈیشن نے فیئر ٹریڈ فورٹ نائٹ 2023 سے پہلے اور اس کے دوران فیئر ٹریڈ فارمرز اور موسمیاتی بحران کے بارے میں کئی ویبنارز کا اہتمام کیا۔

میں نے اس بلاگ کا اردو میں ترجمہ کیا ہے۔

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