Shawwal 28 – Funding Drive + A Look Back at Salam Ottawa’s History

October 28, 2008 at 9:00 pm 1 comment

In the Name of Allâh, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful

HOST: GreenKufi (Mafro)

Discussion:

Giving Charity.

History:

  • SalamOttawa started out as an MSA project at Carleton University, 7years ago, during Ramadan, when 5 minutes were taken to have the adhanon air for the first time in Ottawa
  • The 5 minutes became 30 minutes every week, and then gradually an hour a week
  • The show has been run by students for many years, until many of themgraduated, and some stayed on, taking it up to a more professionallevel
  • The show was originally pre-recorded, and then 3 years ago it became live.
  • There used to be a technician and a host every show; but now it is aone-person job
  • Many brothers and sisters were involved: Sr. Hadeel Al-Shalchi, Sr.Aisha Aghliw, Sr. Sagal Searag, Br. Muhammad Elkadri, Br. SaeedAl-Muselhi, Br. Osama Adassi, Br. Haissam Dahan, Br. Ahmad Alqadri,Br. Amjad Farran, Sr. Lama Hammam, Sr. Aula Beseiso, Br. Ahmed Luqman,Br. Wajid Hasan, etc.
  • Now the show is run by two brothers, Ahmed Khalil and Omar Mahfoudhi…
  • Started Posting the Radio content on environmentalcritique.blogspot.com January 2007
  • Started Our Website/Blog in May 2007
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Shawwal 21 – Purpose of Islamic Law + From Atheism to Islam Last Appeal – Please Donate

1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. Sadok  |  November 13, 2008 at 3:23 am

    It is a cool site honestly. May Allaah bless your efforts in promoting islamic work and awareness about many aspects of this worldly life and the one in the herafter. It is indeed an endeavour to be commended. Keep up the good work, and remember to constantly reminding the people, for, remembrance benefit the believers. There are many challenges facing the Muslims today, these, must be dealt head on without trying to dodge reality. With clear vision, good organization and clever planning, no task will ever be big big to overcome. May Allaah keep you steadfast on the right path. With my best wishes for success, may Allaah bestow His divine baraka on this work and GOOD LUCK for the future.

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