Charity Set to Open New Shelter for Muslim Women in Montreal

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Providing a much-needed support, a Canadian Muslim group is set to open a new shelter for Muslim women in Montreal, expanding its shelters across many different Canadian districts.


Feeding the poor and needy is an act that draws us closer to Allah. We earn His forgiveness, mercies and blessings through this act of charity.

“Anyone who looks after and works for a widow and a poor person is like a warrior fighting for Allah?s cause, or like a person who fasts during the day and prays all night. (Bukhari)

Sakeenah Homes, founded in 2018, already operates transitional housing and supports Muslim women and their children in Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton and Ottawa.

The new shelter will open in June to welcome Muslim women who are navigating trauma and immigration issues as they search for long-term housing, CBC reported.

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“Our goal is to not only have a serene environment inside of these transitional shelters, but we also want this to be the case in everyone’s home,” said Zena Chaudhry, founder and CEO of Sakeenah Homes.

“When you walk into the [Sakeenah] home, it feels like a normal everyday family home because we just want the women and children to recover from traumatic experiences.”

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