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Saturday, October 20, 2012

[] Share Udhiya/Qurbani with ORPHANS and Those in Need!

Qurbani Eid 2012: HELPING the NEEDY
Subject: Share Udhiya/Qurbani with ORPHANS and Those in Need!

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

As'Salam 'Alaikum. Peace be upon you, DCI is now accepting donations to perform sacrifice on your behalf and distribute it to people in need. Join us in this year's Eid-ul-Adha (Udhiya /Qurbani) Program and help the underprivileged in Bangladesh to celebrate Eid!

Here is What DCI can do for you on your behalf:
  • You can share the celebration of Eid through charitable donations that will bring joy to the needy children and their families in the spirit of Eid.
  • During the coming Eid-ul-Adha, DCI has arranged for Udhiya (Qurbani) to be performed in Bangladesh.
  • The livestock is purchased locally and well maintained until the first day of Eid when we locally slaughter and distribute 100% of the fresh meat among real needy and poor people.
  • We will provide you with the receipt of the purchase of the animal and will send that to you by mail or email.
  • We are distributing Qurbani meat to ORPHANAGES and slums in Dhaka, as well as villages in Patuakhali, Nilphamary, Sylhet, and Feni, where we have DCI projects. You can decide where your donation goes.
  • We will provide you with the pictures of meat distribution among the poor people after Qurbani.
  • You may consider to give some portion of your Qurbani meat donation, which you are going to give to the poor in any way, to the orphans or slum children we serve. We will arrange to pick up the meats.
  • For Qurbani in Bangladesh all our services are completely free.
Prices of Qurbani in Bangladesh (2012):
  • Goat ($100 to $200 each)
  • Cow ($400 to $500 each)
  • Cow per Name/Share ($75 per share)
Please include following information along with your check:
1. Select Qurbani Animal. 
2. Indicate numbers of goat or numbers of share of the cow
3. Full names of the people in whose name the sacrifice in the name of Allah will be done.

Please send to  to the following address:
5 Shipton Court, Cheshire, CT 06410, USA

How to make the payment for your Udhiya/Qurbani:
  • Pay for your Udhiya/Qurbani here through paypal or at You can add the names of the people who are participating in donating Qurbani in the "Special Instructions" section at the end of the form.
  • To pay by mail send your check to: "DCI Udhiya/Qurbani-2012", 5 Shipton Court, Cheshire, CT 06410, USA
  • If you want to make a payment for your Qurbani donation in Bangladesh, please contact our Bangladesh Office, Attn: Ms.Salma Qadir, Tel# 88-01727264688, 8802-9135122, Email:,, or
By the Mercy of Allah (swt), Eid ul-Adha will be on Saturday the 27th October in Bangladesh. If you decide to donate Qurbani in Bangladesh, please let us know (Email:, we will arrange everything on behalf of you.  Please rush your Udhiya /Qurbani donation today!

On behalf of the children we serve, we thank you in advance for your consideration, generosity and support for DCI's mission of fighting poverty, hunger and child labor. Sacrifice for the sake of Almighty Allah and extend your hand to help the poor and needy people back home.  Share the joys of Eid by sharing with those in need!  We wish you and your family a blessed Eid ul-Adha.

With kindest regards and thanks,

Dr. Sabina Ahmed, MBBS, M.D.
Director, Orphan Support Program
Distressed Children & Infants International (DCI)
Tel#203-376-6351, Toll Free #1-866-516-7495 (USA)
Tel# 88-01727264688, 8802-9135122 (Bangladesh)

Fulfill your obligation and help others in need!
"....turn in prayer to your Lord and sacrifice (to Him only)"
         -Qur'an 108:2

Inspiration of the Prophet

Qurbani/Udhiya is a sacrifice that is offered at the time of Eid al-Adha to show gratitude towards Allah (swt) and to provide for the poor and needy.
The Prophet Muhammad (saws) was once asked by his Companions: "O Prophet of Allah! What is this qurbani?" He replied, "It is the Sunnah of your father Ibrahim (as)." (Hadith - Ibn Majah)
Allah (swt) says in the Qur'an: "It is neither their flesh nor their blood that reaches Allah; it is your piety that reaches Him." (Qur'an 22:37)
Qurbani has been performed from the time of Ibrahim (as) and commemorates also Ibrahim's willingness to sacrifice his son, who was replaced by an animal at the time of sacrifice.

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What is Udhiya/Qurbani?
Muslims who can afford to do so sacrifice domestic animals, usually sheep, as a symbol of Ibrahim's sacrifice; this sacrifice is called "Qurbani." The meat is distributed amongst their neighbors, relatives, and the poor and hungry. The charitable instincts of the Muslim community are demonstrated during Eid ul-Adha by the concerted effort to see that no impoverished Muslim is left without sacrificial food during this day.
Q2. How does the Udhiya/Qurbani program work?
Ideally the meat from the Qurbani sacrifice should be shared between one's own family, friends and the poor. It is very difficult to perform a Qurbani sacrifice in most western countries, and there are also relatively fewer poor people that can accept raw meet as charity, so it is permissible to pay for a sacrifice to be performed on one's behalf in another country, and for all the meat to be distributed to the poor.   The Qurbani sacrifice through DCI  is performed according to islamically prescribed methods in a country of your choosing (or where most needed) and the meat is distributed to the poor and needy.

Q3) What is DCI's Qurbani Program?
Since 2008, DCI has been organizing annual Qurbani and working with local partner organizations in distributing the meat to benefit some of the poorest and vulnerable people in Bangladesh.
Q4) Are donations to Qurbani Program tax deductible?
Yes.  Distressed Children & Infants International (DCI) is a 501c3 non profit organization with federal Tax ID # 810671495)

In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.

The sacrificial camels we have made for you as among the symbols from Allah. In them is (much) good for you: then pronounce the name of Allah over them as they line up (for sacrifice): when they are down on their sides (after slaughter), eat ye thereof, and feed such as (beg not but) live in contentment, and such as beg with due humility: thus have We made animals subject to you, that ye may be grateful. It is not their meat nor their blood, that reaches Allah. it is your piety that reaches Him: He has thus made them subject to you, that ye may glorify Allah for His Guidance to you and proclaim the good news to all who do right.(22:36-37)