Imam Ali (as) was the first of the twelve Imams and the youngest of the four sons of Abu Talib and Fatema binte Asad.
Zulekha Hirji has been working in education for the past 16 years, and her passion lies in working with others and being a part of a movement that ensures that children around the world have the opportunity to access the highest quality Islamic education that allows them to fulfil their full potential.
Zulekha has a BA Hons in Accounting and Masters in Education from the Institute of Education, UCL. Over the course of her career, as well as with Madressa and voluntary outreach work Zulekha has worked with children of all ages in Dubai and London.
Along with the team, Zulekha intends to make MCE synonymous with Shia Islamic Education around the world so that students, teachers and their families embark on a learning journey together for the holistic development for our community as a whole.
Naushad Mehrali Al Nur Award
(Award for Length of Service to the Community or Humanity)
Updated 11 December 2013
The World Federation has recently sponsored the publication of the book “Goals of Hussain (as)’s Uprising” into Burmese, as part of its efforts in External Tableegh.
The original was written by Ayatullah Nasir Makarim Shirazi, and was translated into Burmese by a student of Hawza Ilmiyya Qum, Shaykh Jamaal Hussain from Myanmar.
The World Federation as part of its External Tableegh program, sponsored Sayyid Muhammad Sibtain Razavi to visit Havana, Cuba and Mexico City, Mexico after receiving several requests of assistance for a Muharram programme from the locals there. Click here to read more on the Muharram activities that took place in Cuba and Mexico.