Qurbani Summary 2015

    Ummah Welfare Trust spent £1,559,802 on this year's Qurbani programme. Over 12,800 animals were sacrificed.

    Through the generosity of donors this year, 5,699 large animals and 7,109 small animals were sacrificed. The blessings of Eid ul Adha reached poor Muslim communities in 17 countries, alhamdulillah.


    Over 5,000 animals were sacrificed in Pakistan. Rural residents in Punjab; families in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan; and refugees who had fled fighting in North Waziristan, were all recipients of meat.

    The meat of a further 850 animals was delivered to poverty-stricken families in Afghanistan and Azad Kashmir.

    Alhamdulillah, 2,700 cows were sacrificed in the Sunderbans, West Bengal, India. The Udhiyah meat was distributed across 600 villages in the district. One cow sufficed for approximately 20 families.

    In neighbouring Bangladesh, 100 animals were sacrificed and its meat distributed across the northern districts of Dinajpur and Panchargarh.

    Alhamdulillah animals were also sacrificed and distributed to families in Mindanao, Southern Philippines.


    Efforts were increased in the Middle East this year, which continues to be gripped by violence. For long-suffering families in Syria, 1,000 sheep and 62 bulls were sacrificed. And the meat distributed across Idlib and Aleppo.

    In besieged Gaza, 50 cows and 119 sheep were sacrificed. Meat was distributed to 5,000 families in the strip. In Iraq, animals were sacrificed for displaced families in Irbil and Kirkuk.

    A Qurbani programme was implemented in Yemen for the first time, where 110 goats were sacrificed. Displaced Yemenis and Eritrean refugees were amongst those who benefitted, alhamdulillah.


    Thousands of animals were sacrificed here, alhamdulillah. Over 1,000 goats were sacrificed in Somalia, while tens of animals were sacrificed for Eritrean refugees in East Sudan.

    In West Africa, goats and cows were provided to rural families in both Gambia and Senegal. And in Malawi, hundreds of goats were sacrificed in the district of Mangochi.


    Cows were sacrificed in Chechnya and sheep in Albania. Families around Tirana, capital of the former, and around Grozny, capital of the latter, received Udhiyyah meat, alhamdulillah.