MDI Secretary General visits Malawi
Secretary General of Munadhamat Dawa Islamic MDI Professor Abdul rahim Ali has promised to consider the requests made by Muslims in Malawi.
Professor Muhammad said this during the presentation of certificates and sewing machines to 142 Muslim women who completed tailoring training at MDI’s branch in Maselema, Blantyre.
Professor Muhammad said MDI recognizes important role women play hence empowering them in various ways.
” I have collected all the appeals Malawian Muslims have forwarded to me therefore I promise to consider them when I go back to Sudan,” promised MDI Secretary general.
In his remarks director of MDI in Malawi Mr Abdulla Muhammad Twaha said his organization is planning to introduce a project which will benefit 350 Muslim women in Malawi.
“MDI is planning to procure cattle and goats which will be distributed to Muslim women to improve their lives,”revealed Mr Muhammad.
Presenting her welcoming remarks coordinator of women desk sister Shafina Banda said was happy that Professor Muhammad graced the event.
Sister Banda said the training is very significant as many Muslim women have acquired both Islam and tailoring knowledge hence improving their faith As well as well being.
She thanked MDI for its effort in improving lives of Muslim women in Malawi and other countries.
“Since the inception of the training in 1999 over 100 Muslim women have benefited,” said sister Banda.
However, she asked the guest of honour to consider Muslim women in Malawi with loans, transportation means, farm inputs and fish farming.
Board chairperson of MDI Mr Muhammad Kulesi advised the women to be united and use the knowledge they have acquired.
Mr Kulesi said many women are in need of such training therefore must know that it is a rare opportunity.
“I am very happy that for the first time secretary general of MDI had visited Malawi,” Mr Kulesi expressed his happiness.
One of the graduating Muslim women sister Aisha Ali applauded MDI for providing the training.
“The knowledge and sewing machines will improve her family,” concluded sister Ali.