Razia Hadait awarded MBE for Services to the Birmingham Community

Razia has been a community activist for 24 years championing the needs of disadvantaged and marginalised groups.


On Tuesday, 21st February 2023, Razia Hadait was awarded an MBE by HRH Royal Princess Anne at Windsor Castle for her outstanding services to the Community of Birmingham. Razia has dedicated her life to helping others and has been recognised for her unwavering commitment to charitable causes.

Over the years, Razia has worked tirelessly to improve the lives of those in her community. She has organised numerous events and initiatives to raise funds for various charities, including Cancer Research UK, Islamic Relief for Acid victims in Pakistan, and the NSPCC. Her tireless efforts have significantly impacted many individuals’ lives, and her dedication and selflessness have not gone unnoticed.

Razia has also, for the last three years, raised funds for their Ramadan prisoner welfare packs supporting eight prisons across the West Midlands and over 1300 Muslim Prisoners.

Razia is also enrolled in her Level 7 Senior Leader Apprenticeship with Pathway Group, which supports her in enhancing best practices in her organisation. Through this apprenticeship, Razia is applying her learning from work-based assignments to real-world business challenges. This holistic understanding of all aspects of the business is helping her to develop and retain her organisation’s talent.

Over the years, Razia has worked tirelessly to improve the lives of those in her community

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“Receiving the MBE is a great honour, and I am humbled to be recognised for my work, I am grateful for the opportunity to make a positive impact in the lives of others and am excited to continue my journey of learning and growth through my Senior Leader Apprenticeship with Pathway Group.”

Razia Hadbit MBE, CEO and Founder of Himaya Haven CIC (HHCIC)

Himaya Haven

Razia’s dedication and commitment to charitable causes, along with her determination to develop her skills and knowledge, is an inspiration to us all. We congratulate Razia on her well-deserved MBE and wish her all the best in her future endeavours.

For more information on Razia’s work and her Senior Leader Apprenticeship with Pathway Group, please contact 07866 496 142 –,  visit us the Himya Haven website or find connect via socials @himayahaven