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Launching a Partnership with United Muslim Relief

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Humanitarian NGOS have joined hands to provide more efficient and comprehensive orphan care solutions to thousands of orphaned children around the world.

LONDON. (March 24, 2015) – Orphans in Need (OIN – UK) and United Muslim Relief (UMR) signed a partnership agreement today to coordinate efforts on alleviating the plight of orphans internationally. This partnership is intended to merge the resources of both organisations in order to efficiently tackle developmental obstacles faced by orphaned children around the globe.

“Through working together in Asia and Africa we hope to benefit orphans and help communities lift themselves out of poverty. Through our joint program we aim to ensure that our sponsorship program helps the recipients break free from the cycle of poverty which blights the lives of successive generations.” Dr Abed Ayoub, President & CEO of United Muslim Relief

Both organisations will collaborate in providing material resources and infrastructure as part of the effort to build sustainable programs devoted to orphans and widows. Together, United Muslim Relief and Orphans in Need will provide comprehensive orphan care in over seven countries. This venture marks a significant turning point for both humanitarian organisations and promises to be the first step in cultivating an international coalition aimed at mitigating the effects of humanitarian and environmental crises on vulnerable children everywhere.

“Both organisations strongly believe that all children are born with the right to: shelter, clothing, clean water and access to sanitation, medical care, education, adequate nutrition and loving care and guidance. Our objective is to ensure that every orphan that we work with is not only fed and clothed to a high standard, but is given the same educational opportunities as children born to more fortunate circumstances.” Tufail Hussain, CEO Orphans in Need

About United Muslim Relief

United Muslim Relief is a registered 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization in the USA. It is one of the fastest growing NGOs in the United States, with a focus on building humanitarian coalitions to tackle developmental needs. UMR was first launched by a group of students at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia who wanted to do something to help the victims of the Haitian earthquake and has now become a respected humanitarian player with an emphasis on health programs. As well as serving underprivileged communities around the world, UMR has hundreds of dedicated volunteers in the US who are dedicated to making a positive contribution to American society. Our motto “beyond relief” bares testament to our belief that we must work to empower those most in need and help them attain dignity through giving them the opportunity to lift themselves out of poverty

About Orphans in Need

Orphans in Need is a British charitable organization, which was established in order to help some of the world’s most vulnerable and needy people. Like many charities Orphans in Need is committed to the alleviation of all forms of poverty and deprivation, in all parts of the globe. However, the organization’s primary focus is on orphans and widows; often the weakest members of any society, and the most affected by the scourge of poverty. Currently Orphans in Need is instigating, running or financing a number of poverty alleviation projects in Asia and Africa. Much of this work is centered on Orphans and orphanages, although many programs are designed to help whole communities and areas to ‘lift themselves’ out of the cycle of deprivation.

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Press Contacts:

United Muslim Relief
Mohamed Ali,
Communications Manager
+1 202 370 6963

Orphans In Need
Moshiur Rahman,
Marketing and Communications Manager
+44 (0)20 7100 8866

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