Qurbani Meat Program 2012 – Questions & Answers
What is Qurbani and why is it done?
Qurbani is a religious practice performed at the time of Eid al-Adha involving the sacrifice of an animal. The event commemorates the sacrifice that Prophet Ibrahim (also known as Abraham) made to Allah (SWT) to show his devotion and commitment to Him.
What animals are used in Qurbani?
The animals that are being sacrificed for the Qurbani 2012 Appeal are Camels and Cows.
How many shares are in each animal?
Each animal is divided in to 7 shares.
How many shares can I donate?
You can donate as many shares as you wish.
Can I donate shares on behalf of my family members and friends?
Yes, you can donate shares on behalf of others. There is an opportunity to include their names during the donation process. Please use the comments box on the donate page to advise us of each persons name.
Can I donate a share in memory of someone?
Yes, you can donate a share in memory of a loved one. Please use the comments box on the donate page to advise us of the name of the person you would like to donate in memory of.
How do I include my name on the Qurbani?
There is an opportunity during the donation process where you can list a name for each share you donate. These names will be read out when the Qurbani is being carried out.
What is the rice element of the Qurbani Appeal?
As a holistic approach, Doctors Worldwide is distributing rice as part of our Qurbani Appeal. The benefit of this is that beneficiaries will also have rice to eat with the meat that you have donated.
How will I know my Qurbani has been carried out and distributed?
Doctors Worldwide has a unique tracking system in place. Each donor will receive a tracking number which will be painted on an animal. We will then be able to feedback with GPS coordinates and Google maps as to the exact location of your Qurbani. This feature enables you to see where your Qurbani has taken place.
How many people will benefit from my Qurbani donation?
The meat from each Qurbani share weighs between 10-11 kilograms. Each beneficiary will receive upto 2 kilos which means that five families will benefit from each Qurbani share.
Will I get feedback about my Qurbani donation?
Doctors Worldwide strongly believe in feeding back to our supporters. With our unique tracking system, we can provide detailed feedback, photos and location of your Qurbani donation.