Collective Marriages Ceremony of Poor Couples

The Messenger of Allah said:

“Marriage is part of my sunnah, and whoever does not follow my sunnah has nothing to do with me.”

Allah says in the Quran:

“And among His signs is this, that He created for you mates from among yourselves, that you may dwell in peace and tranquillity with them, and He has put love and mercy between your (hearts): Verily in that are signs for those who reflect.” [Quran 30:21]

Why are we organising Collective Marriages?

Unfortunately, many Muslim families living in poverty struggle to marry their sons and daughters.

The first biggest reason for young adults not getting married is Poverty. Poverty is such a disease which stops you from thinking further than your next meal. Thousands of these families are worried about where their next meal is going to come from and the last thing on their minds is to arrange the marriage ceremony of their son or daughter.

The second biggest reason for the lack of marriages among young adults is the ignorance and cultural constraints such as high dowry demands from the bride side and extortionate demands for household goods from the groom’s side of the family. This results in millions of women and men living their lives with a soulmate.

The third and the final reason for lack of marriages is the custom of spending extortionate amount of money on wedding ceremonies. This stops many parents from thinking about marrying their children at an early age and when these children at the time go into their 30s and 40s it almost becomes impossible to find a life-partner for them.

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Collective Marriages Ceremony 2021

Like many previous years, this year Dabbagh Welfare Trust is helping 30 couples fulfil the sunnah of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him). These projects are very important to keep society in order and balance. We cannot do this alone. We need your support. Donate generously for our collective marriages fund and help your Muslim brothers and sisters complete half of their deen.

  • Collective Marriages Ceremony

    6th March 2021

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    £350

Collective Marriages FAQ

Our collective marriages ceremonies are held throughout the year. Depending on the number of applications, if funds allow us we can arrange up to 100 marriages in one ceremony.

Anyone can apply to get married in our collective marriages ceremony. Upon receiving the application both the bride and groom side go through our wetting process to make sure they qualify to take part in the collective marriage ceremony.

Throughout Pakistan. Dabbagh Welfare Trust has teams of volunteers helping the poor and the needy throughout the country. They process the applications and if an area has enough demand, we will organise our collective marriages ceremony there. In general most of our collective weddings ceremonies are held near District Faisalabad and District Gujrat.

It all depends on the number of donations we receive. We do not have a fixed package, in general, we help groom pay the Maher and supply the couple with day to day use items like general furniture, daily use utensils, storage cupboards and most importantly a copy of Quran and a prayer mat.

Marriage is the sunnah of our beloved Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him), unfortunately, poverty and cultural constraints stop thousands of families from marrying their sons and daughters. Dabbagh Welfare Trust not only educate these people about the importance of marriage but we also facilitate the marriages via our collective marriages programme.

First and foremost by making dua for DWT volunteers, the couple who are going to get married and their families. Secondly, these type of projects can only be set up with the help of generous donors like yourselves. We need regular donations to help us start new charitable projects and keep the existing ones running for many months and years to come. Donate generously and help us continue this great project.

Objectives of an Islamic Marriage

Qur’an and the Sunnah of the Prophet clearly lay out the framework for the basis and objectives of marriage in Islam. In the ultimate Wisdom of Allah, we are told that both partners, man and woman, are created from the same source and that they should dwell in peace and tranquillity and help each other to attain Taqwa (God-consciousness).

However, the problem we face in many third world countries is that there are thousands of young brothers and sisters who are of marriageable age but cannot get married due to the lack of financial and social support. This is especially the case with thousands of young sisters in improvised household and communities in poor countries. The young women have less opportunity to work and support their families and the families feel burdened to find a suitable match to meet the financial needs to perform necessary marriages. The unfortunate thing is, if we cannot provide the halal means for natural human needs to be fulfilled then this may open doors to many social evils.

DWT’s marriage programme for poor families

Our aim is to make a model family in the community, based on the Prophetic principles and therefore the institution of marriage plays a central role to this – So please help us to help our brothers and sisters in improvised communities to make this sacred union of man and wife as shown by the Prophetic examples.

DWT Marriage pack includes Bridal gifts which enable newly married couple to start their life.

Package contents:
  • Maher
  • Bed & beddings
  • Essentials cooking utensils
  • Set of cups, plates, glasses and cutleries
  • Storage box
  • Wooden clothes stand
  • Copy of Quran & prayer mats
  • Food for up to 20 members of each family

DWT’s Previous Collective Marriages Ceremonies

  • 2020

    Collective Marriages Ceremony

    It was held in Sumandari, District Faisalabad.

    Alhamdulillah, with your support we helped 30 couples tie the knot. Over 600 guests took part in the ceremony.

    May Allah bless the newlywed couples with goodness in their new life.

  • 2019

    Collective Marriages Ceremony

    It was held in Sumandari, District Faisalabad.

    Alhamdulillah, with your support we helped 10 couples tie the knot. Over 200 guests took part in the ceremony.

    May Allah bless the newlywed couples with goodness in their new life.

Dabbagh Welfare Trust Helping The Poor Fulfil the Sunnah of Nikah

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