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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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Zaman International

A $100 donation supplies a family of four for a month with nutritious, culturally-sensitive food staples.

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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.

CNN Hero

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 Honors Najah Bazzy
After receiving thousands of nominations from around the globe, CNN has selected Najah Bazzy, Zaman’s CEO and founder, as a CNN Hero for 2019.

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

What drew me to Zaman was the idea of working for a respectable organization and I felt like I could donate my time to an organization that really puts forth the effort to help out the needy within the community.
Khalil Berry, Mobile Food Pantry Volunteer
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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