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The World Federation exists to achieve the pleasure of Allah SWT by developing spiritual and vibrant communities serving humanity
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The World Federation enables its member institutions to promote the values and practices of the Islamic Shia Ithna Asheri Faith for the spiritual and material well being of humanity at large
World Federation opens Autistic Centre in Dar-es-Salaam

On 19th February 2006, the President of the World Federation Dr Ahmed Hassam officially opened the Autistic Centre in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, in the presence of the Chairman of Africa Federation El Hajj Ramzan bhai Nanji, Chairman of Dar es Salaam Jamaat El Hajj Anwer bhai Dharamsi and other leaders of our community. This, a dream project of Marhum Mulla Asghar M M Jaffer, will be unique and one of its kind in the whole of Central and East Africa. It will provide diagnosis treatment and rehabilitation for children with autism and other disabling and chronic condition.

Autism is a disorder marked by severe difficulties in communicating and forming relationships with other people, in developing language, and in using abstract concepts, creating repetitive and limited patterns of behaviour, and obsessive resistance to tiny changes in familiar surroundings.


Autistic Centre – Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania


Autistic Centre opening ceremony with delegates


Autistic Centre Plaque

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