The benefits of having a university education are manifold and range from financial to cultural. The Holy Prophet (SAW) has said “Seek Knowledge even if it as far as China.” A perfect example of this quote was done by one of our very own community sisters. Fatima Munir Walji has gone all the way to Korea to achieve her dream of learning 15 languages. This is her story!
The President of The World Federation of KSIMC, Dr. Asgharali Moledina accompanied by Aunalibhai Salelmohamed, Gulambhai Virjee and Mirza Muhammad Mahdi and his team (President of the Imami Education & Welfare Trust) visited the Zainabiya Schools in Alipur, Kareempur and Potenhalli in Chikballapura district which is a district in the state of Karnataka, India.
The delegation met with the management, trustees and staff of all three schools. The President highly praised all the hard work and efforts of everyone involved and pledged The World Federations continued support with their development to accommodate the growing numbers of both boys and girls. BETA CHARITABLE TRUST has been in the forefront in assisting these schools through The World Federation.
A new wing at ALIPUR ZAINABIA School was inaugurated by THE PRESIDENT, Dr Asghar Moledina assisted by the members of the visiting delegation. This has been funded by The Late Mohamedhusein Nasser Mawji (Congowala) family of MOMBASA. The President thanked the donor family, Muhsinbhai Dharamsi for overseeing this extension project, the management and trustees of the school, the architect Syed Sajjad Ali Khan for an excellent accomplishment. He praised Mirza Mohamed Mahdi Saheb and Syed Muzammil Husain for their tireless efforts and dedication to the school. This girl’s school with college is a star in the district and in the state. The students displayed a very high standard science exhibition and performed a high level of moral play for the visitors. The headmistress was full energy and had a very positive impact on the students and the school. This school is a shining example of THE WORLD FEDERATION’S work in the region. He pledged further support for the expansion of the school’s infrastructure.
Functions were arranged in honour of The President and invited guests.
CHEPs first conference was held on 1-2 March 2014 at Nairobi Jaffery Sports Club. The World Federation is very pleased to have had the opportunity to be part of this milestone, by contributing towards this event.
The Hiridjee Family Student Loan is available for two female members of our Khoja community to pursue higher education.