Empowering through Education

By | February 10th, 2017|Event, Islam, Youth|

On Saturday 28th January, Global One hosted an evening of inspiration with multi-talented Qari Ziyaad Patel, Qu’ran reciter, nasheed artist and humanitarian from South Africa in a bid to engage the local community to empower the next generation. The event, held at MCEC, Palmers Green Mosque, focused on how to inspire the youth to take [...]

EVENT: Women on the Frontline – Photo Exhibition

By | January 26th, 2017|Asia, Global Health, Women Empowerment|

Don't miss this exhibition on 1st and 3rd February from 3.00 - 8.00pm featuring stunning photography from Khaula Jamil, founder of Humans of Karachi, who unveils the role women are playing as change makers in eradicating polio in marginalised communities across Pakistan. A panel discussion with key women advocates and voices in the fight against [...]

EVENT: Empowering the Next Generation – 28th January 2017

By | January 19th, 2017|Event, Islam, Youth|

MCEC and Global One would like you to join us on Saturday 28th January 2017 at 5:00pm at Palmers Green Mosque for an evening of inspiration – how to empower the youth to take an active role in leadership – with special guest Qari Ziyaad Patel, reciter of the Noble Qur’an, nasheed artist and humanitarian from [...]

We did it!

By | December 23rd, 2016|Global Health, Middle East, Refugees|

Our crowdfunding challenge has come to an end, and we are pleased to announce that we managed to raise over £3,000 – exceeding our target! With generous support from donors like yourself, Syrian women living in refugee camps will be able to access basic hygiene products to help them manage their period in a sanitary [...]

Ayah dreams to one day visit Japan!

By | December 2nd, 2016|Global Health, Middle East, Refugees, Women Empowerment|

Ayah, like every other 15-year-old, has big dreams. Dreams to travel around the world and visit Japan. But unlike other teenagers, she also dreams of returning to her beloved homeland, a homeland that she has been forced to flee due to civil unrest. As a Syrian refugee living in Lebanon, life isn’t easy for Ayah [...]

Faith leaders call for joint action on climate change: ‘We are all stewards of the earth’

By | November 29th, 2016|Climate Change, Islam, News|

"We really hope to get as many people as possible to commit to at least one action, the whole idea of MCA really is to pull the resources of our organisations to reach out to Muslim communities and make their voices heard, at a higher level, in terms of climate change.” Shannon Green, Operations [...]

Restore Maryam’s dignity #SheDeservesDignity

By | November 14th, 2016|Middle East, Refugees, Uncategorized, Women Empowerment|

We’re delighted to announce that our GlobalGiving crowdfunding page is now live so you can be among the first to donate to help us raise £2,500 in 35 days, as part of the GlobalGiving crowdfunding challenge. Your money will go towards our hygiene packs for Syrian refugee women living in refugee camps to help women [...]

Lest We Forget: My Experience at the Muslim Jewish Conference

By | November 7th, 2016|Islam, News|

It is a part of ancient Jewish tradition to leave a small stone or pebble at a grave. While there are various perspectives on why one leaves a visitation stone, what everyone agrees on is that a stone will never die. Unlike flowers, a stone is permanent, something that signifies more than just a [...]

Standing As One

By | October 13th, 2016|Islam, News|

“Only when we think as one humanity can we save this planet,” were the passionate words of Dr Husna Ahmad, CEO of Global One, at the Interfaith Climate Symposium. She stood at the pulpit at St John’s church, Waterloo raising the hands of Canon Giles and Rabbi Natan high in the air to signify [...]

In Wake of the Historical 71st UN General Assembly

By | October 7th, 2016|Global Health, Middle East, News|

It may have only been two weeks since world leaders gathered for a high-level summit, as part of the 71st session of the United General Assembly in New York, to discuss a better international response to safeguarding migrants and refugees, but with the upcoming closure of Calais refugee camp, the future of unaccompanied minors remains [...]

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