#DigitalQurban with GOBAZA!
COVID-19 has definitely taken a toll on all of us, and we have been adapting to it from the digital bazaar, replacing the physical Ramadan bazaar and #digitalraya through zoom meetings.
However, GOBAZA is here to stay and is now Singapore’s One Stop Digital Bazaar Platform with majority of our merchants from the Ramadan bazaars, ‘Pasar-Malam’ bazaars and Home-Based Businesses. GOBAZA continues to offer the digital experience of extravagant food, fashion, lifestyle and even online workshops & courses where both consumers and merchants can interact and make purchases directly.
As we are in Phase II of post circuit breaker period, it has been reported by the Straits Times that there will be no livestock imported to Singapore in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Thus Hari Raya Haji and Qurban may not be observed the same way as per previous years.
Before we continue, let’s take a moment to understand the practices of Qurban and Aqiqah
Qurban and Aqiqah are both of sunnah, which is very encouraged to be performed as practiced by our beloved Prophet (SAW). It relives the story of how Prophet Ibraham (AS) showed his true submission to Allah by obeying His commands to sacrifice his son, Ismail (AS). After the sacrifice was performed, Allah revealed that a ram had taken the place of Ismail (AS) which was a miraculous event and a test of devotion to Prophet Ibrahim (AS). Both Qurban and Aqiqah has been practiced ever since as a lesson of obedience and submission to Our Provider, Allah SWT.
However, that does not mean, we aren’t able to perform our obligations amidst the pandemic. As with #DigitalRaya with GOBAZA during Ramadan and Syawal, we are introducing #DigitalQurban to provide our fellow Muslims with options for both Qurban and Aqiqah services that are available on Gobaza.sg.
Links of these services are provided in the below mentioned:
#1 | Nur Insan | Qurban 3 in 1 2020
Nur Insan provides a one-stop service where your funds will be channeled for Qurban, Waqf, and Sadaqah, thus being 3 in 1. They offer 3 packages at different price points as well. The last day for Qurban order will be as follows: Set A (31 July 2020) Set B & C (20 July 2020)
REVAMP provides Qurban & Aqiqah services of Yemeni camels & goats. The slaughterings will take place from 31 July to 3 August 2020 (10-13 Zulhijjah 1441H). The main recipients of the meats will be the descendants of Rasulullah SAW (Ahlul Bait) in the Hadhramaut region, inclusive of about 500 families from over 20 villages. Special allocations can be arranged for the learning institutions in the region too. Orders for the closing date for Yemen: 1 August 2020 (11 Zulhijjah 1441h)
You can visit their website for more info.
Kedai Sujimy also provides options and services for Qurban and Aqiqah, starting from $210. Food Aid packages, consisting of rice, grains, oil, sugar and salt) are also available from $150. More information is available here.
#4 | MYF's Community Qurban 2020
MYF’s Community Qurban 2020 aims to assist local orphans, elderly in need of help, poor families and single mother households. This initiative started with the intention to present the chance for local beneficiaries and friends across the globe to feast on fresh meat, which is a rare occasion for them. Qurban will be done in Palestine, Rohingya, Yemen, Somali, Kenya, India, Indonesia, Cambodia & Australia. Fulfilling your Qurban starts from just $77! For enquiries, contact +65 9712 6952 or visit their Facebook page.
#5 | TravelConnect.sg & IMTIDAD | IBADAH QURBAN & AQIQAH 2020/1441H
TravelConnect.sg & IMTIDAD also provides Qurban services from $220 and comes with 500g of Madinah kurma for free. More enquiries and bookings can be done through their WhatsApp link here.
We are also looking for more Qurban service providers to come onboard with us for FREE, in just 3 easy steps!
Step 1: Register an account at Gobaza.sg
Step 2: Click on the 'SELL' button to open your store
Step 3: Get approved with 6 hours and start posting!
You can view our free onboarding process and steps here as well.
May our deeds and obligations for Qurban and Aqiqah be recognised and accepted by the Almighty, Ameen.
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