Mother’s sudden death leaves family of six reeling
The Hyderis, an Ismaili family, moved from Pakistan to Canada to make a life for themselves. Abdur-Rahman Hyderi, 36, Afghan-born, the father of five children lost his wife, Bibi, on Dec 10, 2008. She was 30. Her youngest child, a boy, Yasin, was six months old.
In September 2008, Bibi underwent surgery to remove a benign brain tumour, and appeared to have recovered well. However, in Oct, there were some complications, and she was admitted to the hospital a few times after that. Early in December, she was admitted to the hospital again, where, sadly, she died from an aneurysm on Dec 10.
Abdur-Rahman has five kids, no job, on public assistance, tiny apartment, no wife, no mother. He had fought military battles in Afghanistan. This was different. This wasn’t war. This was life.
Tasleem Budhwani, a trained psychologist, has been a friend of the family almost since the moment they arrived in Canada in 1996 and is trying to raise funds to ensure the children’s long-term school needs are looked after. Any assistance will be greatly appreciated. All funds will be used solely for the Hyderi children for their educational needs (school supplies, field trips,etc.) and clothes. Donations can be made at:
TD Canada Trust
1270 Main Street
Stittsville, Ontario, Canada
Account # 3281/6071753
Cheques can be made out to Tasleem Budhwani c/o Hyderi Family Trust
Please contact Tasleem at email@example.com for further information.