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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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#EmbraceEquity - International Women's Day 2023 (English and Urdu) with Sabeena Z Ahmed

#EmbraceEquity - International Women's Day 2023 (English and Urdu) with Sabeena Z Ahmed

This year's International Women's Day campaign was about embracing equity.

Sadly my right shoulder has been very painful and didn't receive the World Fair Trade Organization tool kit in time and designed my own IWD23 poster. 

I decided to write my poster in English and Urdu.

I hope I can record a video for next year.

اس سال خواتین کے عالمی دن کی مہم مساوات کو اپنانے کے بارے میں تھی۔

افسوس کی بات ہے کہ میرا دایاں کندھا بہت تکلیف دہ رہا ہے اور مجھے ورلڈ فیئر ٹریڈ آرگنائزیشن ٹول کٹ بروقت نہیں ملی اور میں نے اپنا IWD23 پوسٹر ڈیزائن کیا۔

میں نے اپنا پوسٹر انگریزی اور اردو میں لکھنے کا فیصلہ کیا۔

مجھے امید ہے کہ میں اگلے سال کے لیے ایک ویڈیو ریکارڈ کر سکوں گا۔

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February 2023 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

February 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 several webinars the first being the World Cancer Day 2023.

The second webinar was organised the World Pulse Changemaker Lab 2022 Program.

I participated in Fairtrade Fortnight 2023 which commenced February 27th - 12th March.

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World Cancer Day 2023, ورلڈ کینسر ڈے with Sabeena Z Ahmed

World Cancer Day 2023, ورلڈ کینسر ڈے with Sabeena Z Ahmed

I participated in World Cancer Day by posting a video message in Urdu and English on my Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn Profiles.

Please support World Cancer Day!

براہ کرم ورلڈ کینسر ڈے کی حمایت کریں!

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January 2023 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

January 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 several webinars the first being the January 2023, World Pulse Changemaker Lab Live webinar about self-care.

The second webinar was organised by the Civil Society Consulting team and struggled to complete Modules 3, 4 and 5 of the Changemaker Lab 2022 Program.

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December 2022 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

December 2022 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

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

I participated in several webinars the first being the November World Pulse Changemaker Lab Live webinar for Module 5.

The second, third and fourth webinars were Zoom Webinars organised by the World Pulse PIE Steering Committee, World Pulse Changemaker Lab team and Your Voice Heard Online Training team.

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Plastic Free July 2022 in English and Urdu with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Plastic Free July 2022 in English and Urdu with Sabeena Z Ahmed

This year my right shoulder restricted me from posting daily and it took me a many weeks to edit and produce my Plastic Free July 2022 video in English and translated in Urdu.

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November 2022 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

November 2022 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

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

I participated in several webinars the first being the November World Pulse Changemaker Lab Live webinar.

The second and third webinars were Zoom Webinars organised by the Interfaith Glasgow & Women's Environmental Network and World Pulse.

The World Pulse team had invited GoFundMe EU Director Elisa Liberatori Fioncchiaro to talk about the platform.

I wrote a blog in English and Urdu about Islamophobia Awareness Month.

The last webinar was about Fairtrade and Climate Justice hosted by the Fairtrade Foundation.

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Islamaphobia Awareness Month 2022 in English and Urdu with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Islamaphobia Awareness Month 2022 in English and Urdu with Sabeena Z Ahmed

This is my humble effort to try to raise awareness for Islamophobia Awareness Month 2022.

November is Islamophobia Awareness Month

Congratulations on IAM's 10th anniversary and their perseverance and dedication to raise awareness about Islamophobia and eradicate hate and racism against Muslims in the UK.

However, the need for this organisation is a double edged sword, my question is why is Islamophobia awareness month still necessary?

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October 2022 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

October 2022 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

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

I was also seriously ill with a viral stomach infection and had to rest due to the flu.

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September 2022 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

September 2022 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

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

I was completed module 2 Part 2 of the Changemaker Lab - World Pulse 2022 cohort and updated my initiative.

I received my World Pulse Digital Ambassador 2022 Certificate.

I celebrated Zero Waste Week 2022.

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Zero Waste Week 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Zero Waste Week 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

This is my humble effort to reduce my plastic consumption and waste for Zero Waste Week 2022. 

My health has been challenging with a painful right shoulder.

My health has prevented me from typing, walking and my anxiety has prevented me from visiting Zero Waste Shops and facilities.

I hope to support the Zero Waste Week 2022 movement with a translation in Urdu and more visits to Zero Waste Shops next year.

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August 2022 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

August 2022 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

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

I was completed module 1 of the Changemaker Lab - World Pulse 2022 cohort and updated my initiative.

I was invited to participate in the World Pulse PIE Steering Committee.

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Fair Trade Ethical Ramadan 2022 in English and Urdu with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Fair Trade Ethical Ramadan 2022 in English and Urdu with Sabeena Z Ahmed

This year my shoulders prevented me from attending webinars organised by the Fairtrade Foundation UK team.

On a positive note I managed to post every day during Ramadan 2022 and produced a video in English and Urdu.

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