Publisher: Hiba Magazine
Pages: 48 approximately
About the Magazine: “O you who believe! Ward off yourselves and your families against a Fire (hell) whose fuel is men and stones…” (At-Tahrim 66:6)
What is Hiba? Hiba is a Muslim lifestyle magazine. Its mission is to help build strong Muslim homes. Hiba has been successfully running for the past 11 years with a national as well as overseas circulation, which is steadily growing and poised to enter new markets. It is published on a quarterly basis with a readership of 53,000 online and print readers. Our readers are mainly English-speaking, affluent families who have a fast-paced lifestyle. Most importantly, they believe in acquiring knowledge, finding solutions and living by values. And that is exactly what Hiba offers them!
Hiba re-launched its website, www.hibamagazine.com, in January 2013. Currently, the website gets up to 1,000,000+ hits per month. The magazine prides itself in having no political or religious affiliations. Do you want a family like Ibrahim’s (as)? Let Hiba be your family’s companion on this lifelong journey. May Allah (swt) be our Protector and Guide. Ameen.
Why should I read Hiba? With its comprehensive approach and aesthetically-pleasing layout, we believe Hiba can be your family’s opportunity to acquire knowledge, seek solutions and live by Islamic values in an inspiring and uplifting way.
What can I read in Hiba? Hiba offers solution-oriented articles and transcriptions of lectures by notable scholars under six main departments: cover story, knowledge, solutions, values, men’s perspective and lifestyle. Such segments as lessons in love, parenting, home notes, Quran insights and expert’s opinion ensure that Hiba’s content has something for the entire family.
What else does Hiba offer? Apart from a print magazine, Hiba offers the following products and services: hibakidz: A quarterly print magazine for children, 8-12 years, aiming to provide fun, learning and values via stories, puzzles, quizzes, games and articles.
hibakidz club: Organizes workshops and summer/winter camps for children. Some of the club’s jam-packed sessions include art & pottery workshops, debaters’ camp, Quran camp, morals & manners camp, and creative writing camp.
Hiba workshops: Aim to provide hands-on knowledge on different topics. To date, Hiba has organized workshops on parenting, calligraphy, and teaching techniques for families.
Accessories: Hiba offers a range of products with attractive designs and inspirational messages. Some of our products include mugs, kitchen tiles, stationery pouches, bags, badges, fridge magnets, keychains, and spiral notepads. Life with the Ahmad Family: A series of comics illustrated by Absar Kazmi. Products based on the Ahmad Family characters include activity books, comic book, folder and car stickers. Creative Writer’s Toolkit: A handy companion for young writers and a useful tool for mothers and teachers who want to teach creative writing, this toolkit includes idea generators, word lists, story planning map, editing wheel and much, much more.
How can I trust Hiba? Content of Hiba and hibakidz is proofread for Shariah compliance by Mr. Shuja-uddin Shiekh (Academic Director, Quran Academy). Over the years, Hiba has published lecture transcriptions of a number of notable scholars and speakers (both local and international), including Dr. Israr Ahmed, Maulana Mawdoodi, Mufti Taqi Usmani, Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi, Sheikh Omar Suleiman, Dr. Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips, Abdur-Raheem Green, Huma Najmul Hasan, Dr. Farhat Hashmi, Shaykh Hussain Yee, Shaykh Tawfique Chowdhry, Shaykh Yaser Birjas, and many others.
How can I read Hiba? Hiba is accessible through subscription or purchase at leading newsstands and bookstores in Pakistan. Internationally, it is available upon subscription only. All the past issues from 2004-to date can be read online.
How can I stay connected with Hiba and receive updates? Join and like our Facebook pages: www.facebook.com/HibaMagazine, www.facebook.com/hibakidz and www.facebook.com/AhmadFamilyComics Keep visiting our website.
What do our customers say about us?
About Hiba Magazine: They help revive Iman and I love that! (Wardah Adil, Lahore) Really love the work you guys are doing! (Çiğdem Özmen, Germany)
About Hiba workshops: Excellently conducted and very beautifully put up! (Rabia Amir, Karachi)
About Hiba accessories: Everything is superb. My son is really excited to get his magazines and my little one is happy to see her notebook and pouch. Jazak Allah Khair. (Mehwish Adnan, Karachi)