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JAMWA hosts community iftar in Jeddah

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Jeddah: Jokatte Area Muslim Welfare Association (popularly known as JAMWA), KSA Jeddah unit hosts community Iftar program on 1st June at The Village Restaurant. Program was attended by eminent beary community leaders living in Jeddah.

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JAMWA kept its first founding step in 2004 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, under the enthusiastic leadership of like-minded youth hailing from Jokatte, with a determination and aim to bring the Gulf based expatriates of Jokatte and the surrounding areas under one umbrella and to extend helping hands to the less fortunate, destitute and downtrodden families of Jokatte and its proximity areas.

During the short program immediate after Magrib prayer, guests were briefed on JAMWA activities. Program started with Qira’th recitation by its member Ravoof NM. While welcoming the guests, Rauf AKF, JAMWA Jeddah unit president, gave brief introduction of JAMWA and explained the reason which led its formation back in year 2004.

Engineer Abdulrahman, JAMWA member, gave an Islamic talk on importance of learning Qura’n as also Qura’n was revealed in the month of Ramadan as guidance to whole humanity and urged everyone to understand its teachings and implement it in our day to day lives. Later on Hanif Haris, its member took guests through a presentation explaining JAMWA core activities and its future program. Hussain Arikere, JAMWA member thanked all guests for attending Iftar program. Program was concluded after serving delicious dinner.

JAMWA Core Activities:
1. Education & scholarship
2. Marriage support/mass marriage
3. Monthly ration kit to needy families
4. Ramadan kit distribution
5. Medical camps/helps to needy families
6. Contribution for land to higher education

Future Plans:
1. To support bread winner of a family member in setting up his own business/livelihood
2. To establish higher education system with Islamic studies for girls
3. Continuation of annual mass marriage

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