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Zaman International

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Zaman International

With food, clothing, and essential needs met, households can focus on breaking the cycle of poverty.

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Our Mission

Zaman is committed to facilitating change and advancing the lives of marginalized women and children, by enabling them to meet essential needs common to all humankind.

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Najah Bazzy

CEO & Founder, Zaman

Programs

Bayt Al-Zahra: The House of Light and Hope Urgent Needs Program
The Bayt Al-Zahra Urgent Needs Program, Zaman’s flagship initiative, gives food, clothing, shelter, and other forms of emergency relief to marginalized women and children, senior populations, and the terminally ill.

News

CNN Heroes Update
Over $100,000 raised to assist women and children living in extreme poverty through matching funds from Subaru.

Events

10th Annual Zaman Run Walk Picnic
A record 1,100 attendees enjoyed a beautiful day at Ford Field Park and raised $23,000 for women and children living in extreme poverty.
Our Impact

1,357,189
pounds of food have been distributed to families in need in Southeast Michigan through Zaman's programs.
56,590
hours of community service have been donated by over 6,168 volunteers to support Zaman's programs since 2011.
7,943
hours of literacy and skills training to single mothers and immigrant women in Southeast Michigan through Zaman's BOOST program (Building Ongoing Opportunities through Skills Training).

Testimonials

I volunteered with Zaman International's Bayt Al Zahra program to help a family in need of temporary housing. Helping this family changed my outlook on a lot of aspects in my life. I feel that because of Zaman's intervention this family has been given hope. I feel so fortunate that Zaman has given my family this opportunity to give, reflect and serve.
Nadia Ayoub
Zaman gives us all the opportunity to make a difference. There's no excuse anymore. The needs are great and Zaman makes it easy to have an immediate impact on the lives of those right in our own neighborhoods.
Colleen Ezzeddine, PHD

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