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2023 Recap: Impacts of Your Support 💎

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March 19th, 2024
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Assalamualaikum wa rahmatullah,

Dear Brother/Sister,

We are grateful to Allah for allowing us to reach another Ramadan, and we pray that He accepts our fasting, prayers and other good deeds.

In this email, we want to share some of the highlights of our work in 2023.

On a quick note, your generous donation has helped 3.5 million Muslims spend an average of 19 minutes each week in the last year using our apps and understand Islam better.

Brand New Launch

1. Seerah Website

We’ve created a dedicated Seerah website to spread the teachings of Prophet Muhammad ﷺ.

2. Zakat Calculator

In partnership with IFAC, we have developed a Zakat web app for personal and small-scale business accounting. You can use it in English or Bangla languages.

3. Greentech Apps Limited (GTAL)

A service wing of the Greentech Apps Foundation that offers UI-UX Design, Mobile App Development and Web App Development services to businesses and non-profit organisations.

4. SearchDeen

A comprehensive Islamic reference search engine. Whether you are a student, a researcher, or an Islamic activist, you can use this tool to deepen your knowledge.

5. Al Quraner Vasha Android App

This app is designed to learn the Arabic language, especially Quranic Arabic. It is suitable for both Bangla and English speakers.

6. GTAF Resource Website

We have started working with the GTAF resource website to share our data and technological knowledge better.

App Update

Al Quran (Tafsir & By Word)

  1. Introduced Quran Streaks feature to build your Quran habit.
  2. The long-awaited Ruku markers have been added.
  3. Audio recitation enhancement:
    • An audio playback speed feature was added to control the speed of audio recitation.
    • Audio download issues have been fixed to enhance user satisfaction.
    • Added a feature to save audio on an SD Card (beta).
    • The reciter selection module has been enhanced to listen to single or multiple reciters easily.
  4. Added a Library feature in the Quran Windows app to bookmark favourite verses and view all pinned ayahs together.
  5. Introduced the Indopak script to enhance your Quran reading experience.
  6. Translations in Kyrgyz and Lithuanian languages were added.
  7. Added several new translations & tafsirs in multiple languages to reach more people.
  8. The text display has been resolved from left to right issues for the Arabic, Divehi, and Urdu Translations/Tafsirs.
  9. Enabled the option to share images while providing feedback through the app.
  10. Made several improvements in syncing bookmarks, notes, and Quran planner.
  11. Enhanced onboarding process by automatically setting the translations, tafsirs, and Arabic scripts to the user’s preferred language without setting these manually.
  12. Fixed several bugs & crash issues for better user experiences.

Get App: gtaf.org/apps/quran/

Hadith App

  1. We have added a beautiful Hadith Gallery where you can find and share Hadith images on various topics with your loved ones.
  2. Improved Search filters to narrow down search results. Now, users can find Hadith quickly.
  3. Search terms are now highlighted in the results
  4. Hadith search in Arabic without typing harakat/ diacritics
  5. Enabled similar ahadith and narrator chain buttons with search results to ease research
  6. Numerous bugs have been fixed to ensure a seamless user experience

Get App: gtaf.org/apps/hadith/

Dua App [English]

  1. Content and font updates in iOS for a better experience.
  2. Category redesigned to enhance user satisfaction.
  3. Fixed several bug issues for a better user experience.

Get App: gtaf.org/apps/hisnul/

Dua App [Bangla]

  1. We have resolved the font issue on the Android version to provide a seamless experience.
  2. Numerous bugs and crashes are fixed.

Get App: gtaf.org/apps/hisnulbn

Seerah App

  1. Added a new section named “Miracles’, containing different miracles of the Prophet ﷺ.
  2. Improved search results for better user experience.

Get App: gtaf.org/apps/seerah

Deen Quiz App

  1. Added 30 seconds to answer each question.
  2. Several bugs have been fixed for a seamless Quiz experience.

Get App: gtaf.org/apps/quiz

Our Goals for 2024

Quran App

  • Introduce voice and transliteration search
  • Improve audio features like smooth streaming/downloading

Hadith App

  • Introduce daily hadith and lessons based on the season
  • Language expansion in Bangla and Urdu

Sadiq App

We intend to release a new app for Muslims in Ramadan 2024. This app will be a daily companion that provides prayer times, Hijri dates, fasting times, Quran verses, important dua, Qibla direction, and more.

Increasing Engagement

We’ll strengthen the connection with our users and supporters to build a healthy ecosystem.

Team Development

We’ll enhance the skills and collaboration of the internal team to deliver higher quality and more efficient outcomes.


Thank you for your generous support and invaluable contributions! Please continue to support and pray for us. And share our apps with your friends and family.

JazakAllahu khairan.

Love & Duas,

GTAF.org Team

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