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Sajid Rashid

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Ziplining To Raise For Educational Needs In Syria for Human Appeal because they improve life of underpriviledged communities

187 %
raised of £10,000 target
by 52 supporters
  • Team members: Omar Ahmed
  • Event: Toro Verde (Jebel Jais) Worlds Longest Zipline To Raise Funds For Syria, 08 May 2018
  • Team: Sajid Rashid BEM

Human Appeal

Human Appeal provides relief to victims of natural disasters, wars and social hardship. It improves the quality of life of underprivileged communities through our projects that aim to provide education, health and social development. It looks after the wellbeing of orphans.

Charity Registration No. 1154288


Sajid Rashid BEM In Association With Human Appeal To Raise Funds For Children's Education in Syria Including Hifz
We Are Requesting Your Support To Help!

About Sajid Rashid:
Sajid Rashid BEM is a multi-award winning philanthropist,
The 'Youngest' asian ever, to receive a British Empire Medal (BEM) from Her Majesty The Queen on the New Years Honours List for services to the community as well as charitable fundraising.

Sajid also known as 'Saj', is regarded as one of Britain's most inspirational; scooping the accolade of "Positive Role Model Award for Age” at The National Diversity Awards (The UK's Largest Diversity Awards) as well as “JCI UK’s Ten Outstanding Young Persons (TOYP)” to name a few, with many more national accolades under his belt.

Within the last few years Sajid has supported numerous different charities, communities and causes. This has been achieved through voluntary work and fundraising to strengthen humanity's fight against poverty, social injustice and natural disaster.

He is now working in association with Human Appeal who are a non-profit organisation dedicated to improving lives of underprivileged communities through projects that aim to provide education, health and social development and looking after the wellbeing of Orphans.

Zipline Challenge:
Sajid will be ziplining the longest zipline in the world, in the mountainous region of Ras Al Khaimah (UAE) certified by The Guinness World Records, which is the highest peak in the United Arab Emirates. He will be taking on this challenge to raise funds for the cause below. The Jebel Jais zipline is the closest experience to flying like a falcon crossing the skies of the mountains at 1680 metres from the ground reaching speeds upto 150 km/hour.

My Request:
As the war in Syria grinds into its seventh year this month, a vital building block of the country's future has fallen victim to carnage: The education of its Children. About 1.75 million children and youth in Syria are out of school and most are upto six years behind in their education, according to a report published this year by The International Rescue Committee.

Human Appeal is securing vital funds to support-empowering conflict affected children in Aleppo governorate in Syria. The projects main intervention is to provide quality education to the students. The project will provide learning materials which enhance the learning environment. The activities will focus on teaching the bases of languages through provision of quality education in:
Dir Hassan & Batbu schools in northern Syria- including hifz.

Dir Hassan School
Will continue to provide the provision of quality education and safe learning spaces for 647 vulnerable conflict affected children
(433 Girls & 214 Boys)

Batbu School
Will continue to provide the provision of quality education and safe learning spaces for 450 vulnerable conflict affected children
(296 Girls & 154 Boys)


Together WE can raise awareness & funds to help:
There is no better reason to do this than for charity, living in the UK we are fortunate enough to have a roof over our heads and food on the table, however the crisis in war torn Syria and other parts of the world suffer from necessities that we take for granted. 

So please dig deep into your pockets and donate generously.
(Please remember to click the ‘gift aid’ box when donating)

For further enquiries or business sponsorships please do not hesitate to contact me via email at:

Thank you again,
Sajid Rashid BEM

Please Note: The cost of the zipline will be waived by The Ras Al Khaimah Tourism & Development Authority (RAKTDA) who are the owners of Toro Verde UAE (zipline), The flight & accommodation will be funded entirely at my own expense, so whatever I fundraise will be going directly to Human Appeal 100%. In addition to this Sajid, will be taking un-paid leave from work whilst away on his challenge.


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