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Ismaili Civic Pledge | Improving Quality of Life
Ismaili Civic Pledge | Improving Quality of Life
13 January 2020

TOGETHER WE MADE IT !

Ismaili volunteers help pack meals at the 9/11 Day of Service alongside the Los Angeles community.
Ismaili volunteers help pack meals at the 9/11 Day of Service alongside the Los Angeles community.
Ismaili volunteers honour historical day by feeding the hungry and providing service
Ismaili volunteers honour historical day by feeding the hungry and providing service
2 November 2019

As the US observed the anniversary of 9/11, Ismaili volunteers and their communities sought to honour the victims of the unforgettable day through charity and peaceful congregation. The 9/11 Day of Service hosted by L.A. Works has become among the nation’s largest annual charitable engagements with participation from over 1,000 volunteers. Ismaili volunteers participated in packaging over 300,000 meals to be distributed to children, families, seniors, and military veterans in the Los Angeles area who are at risk of hunger.

Ismaili youth from around the world have been making strides to bring about positive environmental change.
Ismaili youth from around the world have been making strides to bring about positive environmental change.
Young Ismailis work to find green solutions and preserve environment
Young Ismailis work to find green solutions and preserve environment
29 June 2019

Younger generations invariably inherit the earth from those who came before. It is often these youngsters who are leading action to create positive change in their surroundings. Here are some examples of inspiring stories of young members of the Jamat working to introduce sustainable and environmentally friendly practices in their communities.

Ismaili CIVIC Youth day was an opportunity for students in Quebec to put their learning into practice.
Ismaili CIVIC Youth day was an opportunity for students in Quebec to put their learning into practice.
Bait-ul Ilm students in Quebec join forces to care for the environment
Bait-ul Ilm students in Quebec join forces to care for the environment
26 June 2019

Last month, the Quebec Secondary Bait-ul Ilm team, in partnership with Ismaili CIVIC, organised its first ever Ismaili CIVIC Youth day. Secondary students between the ages of 12 and 18 from Brossard, Laval, Montreal, and Sherbrooke gathered, rolled up their sleeves, and actively contributed to their communities, serving both the natural and social environments in which they live. 

i-CERV and the Ismail Volunteer Corps partnered with The Salvation Army to prepare gift bags for the homeless and vulnerable people in Nottingham.
i-CERV and the Ismail Volunteer Corps partnered with The Salvation Army to prepare gift bags for the homeless and vulnerable people in Nottingham.
UK’s i-Cerv programme demonstrates importance of serving and supporting others
UK’s i-Cerv programme demonstrates importance of serving and supporting others
30 May 2019

Over the years, Mawlana Hazar Imam has often spoken of the importance of civil society and of contributing towards the wellbeing of our communities. The iCERV programme in the UK has demonstrated that this ethic is very much alive within our Jamat.

i-CERV and the Ismail Volunteer Corps partnered with The Salvation Army to prepare gift bags for the homeless and vulnerable people in Nottingham.
i-CERV and the Ismail Volunteer Corps partnered with The Salvation Army to prepare gift bags for the homeless and vulnerable people in Nottingham.
UK’s i-Cerv programme demonstrates importance of serving and supporting others
UK’s i-Cerv programme demonstrates importance of serving and supporting others
30 May 2019

Over the years, Mawlana Hazar Imam has often spoken of the importance of civil society and of contributing towards the wellbeing of our communities. The iCERV programme in the UK has demonstrated that this ethic is very much alive within our Jamat.

The inaugural i-CERV weekend saw Ismailis from across the UK volunteer at soup kitchens, homeless shelters, park clean-ups, and training sessions for the aged.
The inaugural i-CERV weekend saw Ismailis from across the UK volunteer at soup kitchens, homeless shelters, park clean-ups, and training sessions for the aged.
i-CERV programme illustrates UK Jamat’s contribution to the wider community
i-CERV programme illustrates UK Jamat’s contribution to the wider community
15 August 2018

The i-CERV initiative was launched in the United Kingdom jurisdiction Jamat during the Diamond Jubilee year with a great sense of excitement. i-CERV — Ismaili Community Engaged in Responsible Volunteering — is a programme first established in the United States, with a mission to offer its members an opportunity to serve the wider communities in which they reside.

Planting trees to celebrate Independence Day
Planting trees to celebrate Independence Day
13 August 2018

On 14 August 2018, leaders of Jamati institutions, girl guides, boy scouts and members volunteers corps came together in an iconic plantation campaign to commemorate the 71st independence day of Pakistan. More than 1000 pariticpants planted 1600 indigenous plants at different locations in Pakistan. 

Boy Scouts cleaning the narrow streets of Sherqilla as part of the Diamond Jubilee preparations
Boy Scouts cleaning the narrow streets of Sherqilla as part of the Diamond Jubilee preparations
Environmental clean-up for the Diamond Jubilee
Environmental clean-up for the Diamond Jubilee
25 November 2017

The Ismaili Council for Ishkoman Puniyal launched their Diamond Jubilee preparations with an inspirational Cleanliness Initiative, a unique event that saw a thousand members of the Jamat come together to clean and beautify their valley, demonstrating civic responsibilty and mindfulness of the environment.

Celebrating Eid al-Fitr with Community & Civic Leaders
Celebrating Eid al-Fitr with Community & Civic Leaders
Celebrating Eid al-Fitr with Community & Civic Leaders
Celebrating Eid al-Fitr with Community & Civic Leaders
8 August 2017
An Ismaili pipe band from Dallas performing at the US Ismaili Games pep rally held in Dallas on 21 November. Umair Ali
An Ismaili pipe band from Dallas performing at the US Ismaili Games pep rally held in Dallas on 21 November. Umair Ali
American Ismailis gathering for US Games over Thanksgiving weekend
American Ismailis gathering for US Games over Thanksgiving weekend
24 November 2015

Nearly 1 000 athletes will compete at the United States Ismaili Games over the upcoming Thanksgiving Day weekend. The sports tournament will take place in Dallas, Texas between 26–29 November.

Zahra Jessa runs as a torch bearer in the 2012 London Olympics on 25 July.
Zahra Jessa runs as a torch bearer in the 2012 London Olympics on 25 July.
Hundreds of Ismaili volunteers ready to make London Olympic Games a success
Hundreds of Ismaili volunteers ready to make London Olympic Games a success
26 July 2012

Today’s opening of the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games marks an historic moment for the city and for modern sport gatherings. Approximately 680 members of the Ismaili community registered to help in the Olympic effort, and will take part as drummers, dancers, torch bearers and Olympic Ambassadors.

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