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2210, 2018

Palu Earthquake & Tsunami Update and How You Can Help

By |October 22nd, 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

Three weeks after earthquake and tsunami hit Palu, part of the fast response of Dompet Dhuafa was to start building shelter with integrated cluster concept. A total of 138 (189 as of publication) Rumtara or "Temporary Houses"- entered the construction phase on an area of ​​3 hectares in Lolu. Rumtara, which has an area of ​​4x5 meters with [...]

1710, 2018

Help Rebuild Palu, Donggala, and Sigi

By |October 17th, 2018|Categories: Blog, News|0 Comments

Impact of Palu-Donggala Earthquake and Tsunami: Damage to several infrastructure Communication network is down in City of Donggala and its surroundings because PLN electricity supply is cut off. Dozens  of people's homes have been destroyed In the midst of the trauma experienced by earthquake victims in Donggala, they have to survive with conditions that are full of [...]

1809, 2018

ISNA Covention 2018

By |September 18th, 2018|Categories: Blog, News|0 Comments

  Over Labor Day weekend, our Executive Director Cut Zurnita (Nita) attended the 55th Annual ISNA Convention in Houston, Texas. ISNA stands for the Islamic Society of North America and is the largest gathering of Muslim-Americans to discuss their role in society, politics, public media, activism and education institutions, etc. First, she went to Masjid Istiqal Houston where she [...]

1904, 2018

Immigrant Workers’ Rights Workshop with PhilaPOSH

By |April 19th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

What do you have to do when your workplace is unsafe? What do you do if you become sick due to your daily activities at work? Not many immigrant workers know what they have to do if they have issues with their jobs or workplaces. DAYA Center-Dompet Dhuafa USA hosted PhilaPOSH who provides education for immigrant workers’ rights. PhilaPOSH, or [...]

1804, 2018

PSSA Tryouts: Preparing Students’ Confidence and Readiness for the State-Wide Exam

By |April 18th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Rio Tan is very optimistic now. He just finished his PSSA Tryouts at DAYA Center. “He is not nervous anymore after seeing the tryouts’ results” says Rio’s mother. Rio is one of the 750,000 students in Pennsylvania who will take the PSSA (Pennsylvania System of School Assessment). The state-wide examination seeks to assess students, teachers and schools performance in relation [...]

2803, 2018

Intercultural Dialogue with Fairfield University’s Students

By |March 28th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

On Thursday, March 15th, students from Fairfield University, Connecticut, visited our DAYA Center in South Philadelphia.  They met our English for Speakers of Other Language (ESOL) adult learners. The students participated in an Alternative Spring Break program provided by their University and stayed at the Aquinas Center for the week. During the week,  the students went to different partners of [...]

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