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Ali Banat

Sector : Business , Businessmen

Personal Info

  • Country of residence : Australia
  • Gender : Male
  • Born in : 1985
  • Age : 36
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Ali Banat (28 November 1982 – 29 May 2018) was an Australian businessman, of Palestinian origin, later a humanitarian philanthropist, from the Sydney suburb of Greenacre and of Palestinian descent. After the cancer diagnosis, he donated everything he had for charitable causes. He owned a security and electrical company before getting diagnosed with cancer in October 2015.

After the diagnosis, he founded the charity ‘Muslims Around the World’, also known as MATW. An interview with Mohamed Hoblos titled "Gifted with Cancer" gave further publicity to his charity. His charity concentrated initially on Togo but spread to other mainly African countries like Burkina Faso, Ghana and Benin. He came to aid needy people in villages, including building of water wells, educational facilities, community development and income generating projects, food aid, in addition to building of schools, orphanages, facilities for widowed women and their children and in building and repairing of mosques.

He was diagnosed with cancer in 2015 and died on 29 May 2018 after a 3-year battle. He left a farewell video message very briefly before his death.




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