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Fatima Zahra Charitable Association

 

MISSION STATEMENT 

The Fatima Zahra Charitable Association is a charitable trust established for the purpose of providing various different social and cultural services and the promotion of Shia thought in New Zealand.

AIMS AND ACTIVITIES

The basis of all the activities of the Fatima Zahra Charitable Association should be in accordance with the principle beliefs and ethics as taught by the Qur’an and the Ahlul Bayt[1] (God’s peace upon them) in accordance with the Ithna Ashari (otherwise known as 12 Imami) Shia Islamic thought.

The Fatima Zahra Charitable Association is interested in pursuing the following objectives and activities:

  • Provide various kinds of social services in New Zealand that include but are not limited to services for the migrant community (e.g., awareness of New Zealand culture, integration into New Zealand society, information regarding New Zealand laws and individual rights, information regarding education in New Zealand, etc.), consultation and advice and educational services.
  • Provide facilities and centres to meet the religious needs of the New Zealand Shia community.
  • Promote Shia views in regards to all aspects of life in New Zealand.
  • Promoting interaction and understanding between Shia community of New Zealand and the New Zealand government.
  • Provide various kinds of assistance including financial to Shias for the enhancement of their educational, cultural, health and other life needs.
  • Publication of material relevant to Shia culture, family and youth.
  • Making and broadcasting of films, television and radio programmes.
  • Any other activity that is in accordance with the spirit of the organization.
 

 
 

 

[1] Ahlul Bayt (People of the House) are Prophet Mohammad Ibn Abdollāh (God’s Peace on him and his progeny), Imam ‘Ali Ibn Abi Tālib (God’s peace on him), Fātimah Zahrā’ Bint Mohammad (God’s peace on her), Imam Hasan Ibn ‘Ali (God’s peace on him), Imam Hosain Ibn ‘Ali (God’s peace on him), Imam ‘Ali Ibn Al-Hosain (God’s peace on him), Imam Mohammad Ibn ‘Ali (God’s peace on him), Imam Ja’far Ibn Mohammad (God’s peace on him), Imam Musā Ibn Ja’far (God’s peace on him), Imam ‘Ali Ibn Musā (God’s peace on him), Imam Mohammad Ibn ‘Ali (God’s peace on him), Imam ‘Ali Ibn Mohammad (God’s peace on him), Imam Hasan Ibn ‘Ali (God’s peace on him), Imam Mohammad Ibn Hassan (Al-Mahdi) (God’s peace on him).


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