BANGLADESH. This is Muhammad Ubaid, a Rohingya boy who fled at Balukhali Camp, Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh. Amid the hardships during the conflict, Ubaid since 1.5 years ago attempted to memorize the Quran and until now has succeeded in memorizing 21 Juz Quran.
“I need 1.5 years to memorize 21 juz,” Ubaid told Rumah Zakat’s Humanitarian Team.
The 11-year-old Ubaid has been taking refuge with his parents and 4 older sisters since September 2017 when the conflict is escalating. Currently at Balukhali Camp, Ubaid with 28 of his friends spent eight hours studying the Quran in the hope of becoming a hafidz who can change his life in the future.
When Rumah Zakat’s Humanitarian Team distributed a new Quran for the Rohingya children including Ubaid, He seemed happy because the Quran he had was damaged and dirty, cannot be read anymore.
“Ubaid looks happy to get a new and clean Quran, he is also more excited to complete his memorization up to 30 Juz,” said Surianto Rumah Zakat’s Humanitarian Team.
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