“I am moved by the way you youngsters responded to our issues and the way you all are organized and your team work with discipline is excellent; and it is most appreciated”

The school had learned about the Ahmadiyya community’s efforts in promoting social responsibilities from Ahmadiyya book stall

INDIA: The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at Shimoga, on the eve of Musleh Mo’ud Day, distributed gifts of fruit bags and Exam Kits (packages containing card board, pens, pencils, erasers, etc.) for specially able children of Taranga School for Deaf and Dumb in Shimoga, Karnataka.

Taranga School for Deaf and Dumb, first started with a single child and a handful of staff by a charitable trust in Shimoga, now provides physiotherapy, free education, dormitory and food for the children of classes 1 to 7.Shimoga-2

Mr Janardhan Pai, a social worker from VCan Trust had visited the Ahmadiyya Book Stall recently and learned about the Ahmadiyya community’s efforts in promoting social responsibilities. Responding to Mr Pai’s invitation to visit Taranga School, the members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA) paid a visit to the school and held discussions with Mr Patil, the Managing Trustee of Taranga School, and their staff about possible cooperative efforts.

AMYA and Ahmadiyya women’s auxiliary, Lajna Imaillah, Shimoga planned a program to initiate a helping hand to Taranga School by distributing fruit bags and Exam Kits to their students. The school management had also requested help in repairing their water tanks which were not functioning properly.
Shimoga-3On the distribution day, a delegation comprising of Ahmadiyya elders, youths, and ladies visited the school. Mr Shariff Ahmad of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at and Mr Patil from the school management gave brief introduction of their organizations respectively.

Syed B.M. Ahmad, President of Shimoga Chapter of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at started the program by leading the salient prayer.

Mir Azam Zikriya, Naib Ameer Jamaat District Shimoga; Moosa Hussain, Vice President AMJ Shimoga; and several members of the delegation distributed the fruit bags, while Ms. Amtul Rasheed, President, Ahmadiyya women’s auxiliary; Ms. Amtul Raheem, Vice President; Ms. Amtul Kaleem Tahsin and other ladies distributed the Exam Kits among the approximately 60 students.

Azeez Ur Rahman and Syed Hakeem Ahmad who were skilled in repairing water tanks, fixed the school’s water supply connection.

The staff and management of school were impressed by the Ahmadiyya Jama’at works and appreciated their support.

“I am moved by the way you youngsters responded to our issues and the way you all are organized and your team work with discipline is excellent; and it is most appreciated,” said Mr Patil at closing.

With file from AMJ/MKA Shimoga

— India: Ahmadiyya delegation gifts fruit bags and Exam Kits to children of Taranga School for Deaf and Dumb