MAM & Islamic Heritage Society rescues hunger stricken Malawians
Hunger stricken families in Chikwawa and Nsanje have expressed gratitude to African Continent Committee for the Revival of Islamic Heritage Society in Kuwait and Muslim Association of Malawi (MAM) for giving them 800 bags of maixe.
Speaking after distributing the bags National Chairman for MAM, Sheikh Idrissa Muhammad said his organization which looks for welfare of people finds it important to continue providing food to devastated families.
“Districts of Chikwawa and Nsanje are the most affected areas so MAM with support from donor partners will continue providing relief items until the next harvesting season,” said Sheikh Muhammad
In his remarks Chairman of African Continent Committee for Revival of Islamic Heritage Society in Kuwait, Sheikh Jazim Al-Ainnatti, said people of Kuwait are equally affected by challenges Malawians are going through.
On Monday 15 August, Muslim association of Malawi (MAM) has assured Malawians that it will continue supporting families affected by hunger regardless of their religious background.
National Chairman for MAM, Sheikh Idrissa Muhammad, said this when he distributed three hundred bags of maize to hunger stricken families at Chisoka Primary School in Paramount Chief Ngolongoliwa in Thyolo district.
“MAM had decided to distribute relief items throughout the country because it is the responsibility of every Malawian to make sure that hunger affected families are not starving,”sheikh Muhammad said.
In his remarks, Chairman of African Continent Committee for Revival of Islamic Heritage Society in Kuwait, Sheikh Jazim Al-Ainnatti, commended state president Prof Peter Mutharika for appealing to international organisations to assist people affected by hunger in the country.
Sheikh Al-Ainnatti said his organisation will continue providing funds to MAM to implement its programs including relief items.
Speaking on behalf of beneficiaries, Blessings Makwinja who represented Paramount Chief Ngolongoliwa commended MAM leadership for remembering people in Thyolo.
“Chief Ngolongoliwa is pleased to note that a religious organisation has provided food to his subjects regardless of religion,”said Makwinja.
MAM has been distributing relief items throughout the country for the past two years with financial support from Revival of Islamic Heritage Society in Kuwait.