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Donna Backues, Batik, and Indonesian-American Children

Photo courtesy: Donna Backues (Thumblr) Preserving cultural heritage among future generations of immigrants in this multicultural country can be very challenging. Cultural heritage provides a connection between the descendants and their parents' or grandparents' homeland. One of the unique aspects of the Indonesian cultural heritage is Batik. What is Batik? It is originated from the [...]

By | 2017-03-29T21:04:07+00:00 October 13th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Dompet Dhuafa USA in the Best Business School in the US: Financial Literacy Class in Wharton

"Economic inequality is a big issue in this country, United States. This inequality visibly indicated by the median wealth where its value for white families reached $113,000 while its value for black family was only $5,700," according to Keith Weigeit in his first lecture on 'Financial Literacy Course', offered and held by the Wharton School [...]

By | 2017-03-29T21:08:07+00:00 September 20th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Zakat and Cross-Cultural Solidarity Bounding

"We are very grateful and appreciative to the Indonesian Muslims and other Muslim communities who have helped our community," said Meh Sha Lin whose Islamic name is Muhammad Saleem. Saleem is one of the young community leaders of Rohingya for Philadelphia and New Jersey. His community, with currently around 25 families, is still growing in [...]

By | 2017-03-29T21:18:17+00:00 August 9th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

The Land of Fraternity: Indonesian- and Rohingya-American Children Brotherhood

What would happen if Indonesian-American and Rohingya-American children were tied in a brotherhood gathering event? Surely, they would enjoy the event. Both the Indonesian and Rohingya children will attend the brotherhood gathering conducted by Dompet Dhuafa USA (DD USA) and Siti Chafsah Islamic Education Circle. Mrs. Chafsah is a muslimah religious leader who educates Indonesian [...]

By | 2017-03-29T21:16:55+00:00 April 23rd, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

A Letter from the Central Africa Republic

Kentzou, March 25 2014 Viola! Finally my team and I arrived in a small village named Kentzou. It is located in the central of Cameroon's tropical rain-forest which is at the borderline between Cameroon and Central Africa Repubic (CAR). "It's only about 5 kilometers to the borderline," says Hassan Mousa, our local guide. Kentzou is [...]

By | 2017-03-29T21:16:50+00:00 March 30th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Sumayyah Jones and The Beauty of Sharing

A happy life could be reached by giving happiness to others. Giving happiness is not about donating funds or golds. Donating our competencies and time may be very beneficial for the people in need. As a high school student, Summayah Jones known as Maya, does this in the House of Learning-Dompet Dhuafa USA. She donates [...]

By | 2017-03-29T21:10:48+00:00 March 19th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

How Does A Tutoring Center Support Our Working Class Families?

PHILADELPHIA-Tutoring Center Program was opened by House of Learning-Dompet Dhuafa USA which is located at 634 Emily Street, Philadelphia, PA.  The program is intended to promote better education for children who come from working class families in Philadelphia. It is very hard for these working families to get affordable after school activities such as tutoring [...]

By | 2017-03-29T21:05:50+00:00 March 11th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Mujibun Rahman: A Story of Transnational Rohingya Refugees

PHILADELPHIA- Now, twenty-six year old, Mujibun Rahman is able to breathe freely again. His twenty-year-struggle to find a safe and comfortable place for him and his community is finished. Even though the condition is very different from his home country, Burma, he had to adapt in the United States. UNHCR helped him and many Rohingyanese [...]

By | 2017-03-29T21:02:27+00:00 March 9th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Tersalurkan! Bantuan Dompet Dhuafa USA Di Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA- Bertepatan dengan kunjungan Presiden Barrack Obama ke Moore, Oklahoma, Amerika Serikat, Dompet Dhuafa USA bersama organisasi Indonesian Diaspora di Amerika Serikat menyalurkan bantuan Indonesia Aid kepada korban Tornado EF5. Dompet Dhuafa beserta organisasi seperti Indonesian Diaspora Network (IDN), IDF, dan Indonesia Relief USA membagi-bagikan kebutuhan pengungsi korban, terutama untuk anak-anak mengingat banyaknya korban dari [...]

By | 2016-11-08T12:27:24+00:00 March 9th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Dompet Dhuafa House Of Learning in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA- Political turmoils in Muslim countries encourage huge number of Muslims to flee from their home countries. These people become refugees and ask assylum to many countries, especially to the United States (U.S.).  Since 1980's 1.8 millions refugees have settled on U.S. soil.  Most of them came from Sudan, Irak, Libya, Nigeria, Somalia, and Rohingya. [...]

By | 2017-03-29T20:57:12+00:00 March 9th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments