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2111, 2017

DAYA Center Introduced Angklung Musical Instrument at Eastern University

By | November 21st, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

DAYA Center and an Indonesian Student Group at Eastern University introduced angklung, a traditional bamboo musical instrument, at the University's Multicultural Night. The angklung interactive session was very interactive and fun for the event attendees. The audience were asked to join the performance and play angklung together. "This is my first time watching and seeing an angklung performance. It's cool [...]

2111, 2017

DAYA Center is Now a Partner of The City of Philadelphia’s OAE

By | November 21st, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Dompet Dhuafa USA's DAYA Center established a partnership with The City of Philadelphia's Office of Adult Education (OAE). DAYA Center will be one of myPLACESM program partners that offers a one-stop for Adult Education and Career Preparation. As a myPLACESM site, DAYA Center will allow an adult learner to enroll in Adult Basic Education (ABE), GED, or English as a [...]

211, 2017

Integrating Young American Muslims in One Ummah

By | November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Blog, News|0 Comments

Saturday morning is always a happy day for Hafsah and her younger brother, Shabir. On that day, they meet their peers at an Islamic Saturday School in DAYA Center-Dompet Dhuafa USA. The school always reminds Hafsah of her childhood in Malaysia and her mom, who still lives in the country. Hafsah's father, a Burmese refugee who had a temporary resettlement [...]

2610, 2017

ESOL Cafe: A New Life Starts with a Cup of Coffee

By | October 26th, 2017|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Can a cup of coffee changes one's life? Can an ESOL course bring new opportunities for a new immigrant? Yes, they can! This is the the third year of our English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Program. For many newcomers in the U.S., ESOL course can be a burden. They need to come at least twice a week, leave [...]

2610, 2017

Mexico Earthquake: Hermana Ana Silvia is Back on Her Feet

By | October 26th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

We first met Ana Silvia Hernandez de Altin a few weeks ago when Dompet Dhuafa USA went to Mexico to bring Indonesian Aid. The recent earthquake devastated hermana (sister) Ana Silvia's home. As she returned to her home, she found nothing except debris. Her cooking appliances that she uses to cook and sell cakes in Mexico City  were all demolished. [...]

2609, 2017

Central Mexico Earthquake, Dompet Dhuafa USA To Send Indonesian Aid

By | September 26th, 2017|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Picture: Luis Alberto Cruz/AP A 7.1 Richter scale earthquake hit 12 kilometers South West of Axochiapan, State of Morelos in Central Mexico on Tuesday, September 19, at 13:14 CT.  Government sources informed the death toll at 331 people, 1819 injured, hundreds still missing, and 11,000 homes damaged. The Mexican government is coordinating the national response through the following [...]