The Truth About the Modest Fashion Industry

This is a topic I’ve been trying to avoid for many months in hopes of one day accepting the harsh realities of this so called “Modest Fashion Movement.” However, as time goes on I cannot in good conscience allow my heart to become numb to this highly materialistic...

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For the Love of Helping Hand- Final Reflections

Welcome to the last post of this series! I hope you were able to gain some insight into a very deep and often misunderstood matter. I’m sure some of you must be thinking how this topic correlates with our company, here’s how: If there’s one thing you should know about...

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For the Love of Helping Hand- Post #5

AssalamuAlaikum lovely readers, If you’ve been keeping up with the last few blog posts you probably understand the situation many Kenyans face to a certain extent. Their struggles, their stories, and their reality- although it’s a hard truth to face, its one which...

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For the Love of Helping Hand- Post #4

  750 million people around the world lack access to safe water; that is approximately one in nine people. (WHO) Why is it that 750 million people around the world lack one of the most basic necessities needed in order to survive? We really need to ask ourselves how...

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For the Love of Helping Hand- Post #3

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mendela If there is anything I am certain of, its that those words are indeed the truth. As I reflected upon my day every night before bed my thoughts always came to the same...

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For the Love of Helping Hand- Post #2

AssalamuAlaikum VB family, Today’s topic is a tough one for me- to be quite honest I’ve been trying to gather my thoughts for quite a few days now but every time I sit down to type, I can’t seem to find the right words to do my experience justice. Believe it or not...

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For the Love of Helping Hand – Post #1

As you all may know by now, I traveled to Kenya with the nonprofit organization Helping Hand (HH) last month. I embarked on this journey with a group of 12 girls who had one goal in mind- better understand what we can do for our brothers and sisters in need. The...

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Dreaming of a Free Palestine

On December 16th, 2017 a rally was held in D.C. in an effort to protest the validation of President Trump’s voice of support, stating that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel and the U.S. intends to move its embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv. As reported by...

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Chocolate Trifle Eid Edition

Eid is right around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than with desserts! Eid ul-Fitr marks the end of fasting, and is a reward to Muslims all around the world for observing the blessed month of Ramadan. As a tradition, The Prophet (SAW) ate something sweet...

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Halfway Gone

Where has the time gone? With the halfway point of Ramadan approaching us, are we any closer to reaching our goals? Like a treasured friend, Ramadan comes with such anticipated joy and then leaves, almost suddenly, with our hearts saddened as it departs. Yet despite...

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