The MKA Uganda takes its inspiration for its charitable initiatives from the example of the Founder of Islam, Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). He has been referred in the Holy Quran as ‘Mercy for all the Worlds’ and this is reflected in his teachings and practice. He was a source of peace and mercy for all and left behind teachings encouraging his followers to do the same.

He sought to protect the rights of the oppressed and subjugated, he elevated the rank of women in a society which despised them, and he established the rights of animals and even trees.

Contrary to what some may believe about the founder of Islam, the Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace be on him) sought to help people regardless of their faith. He established a treaty within the city of Medina, where people of various faiths lived, and he laid the blueprint of inter-religious tolerance by not differentiating between people based on their faith. His mercy extended to all and he taught kindness towards animals and said that even planting trees was a charity. Hence, Muslims find mercy was the very fabric of this holy person.

MKA Uganda seeks to tread upon this noble path by helping those in need by actively partaking in charity challenges throughout the year. It seeks to promote integration as encouraged by the Holy Founder of Islam, who said that love for one’s country is part of faith. Each year thousands of its members, young and old alike. Not only does this promote values of kindness and service to humanity amongst Ugandan Muslim youth, it serves to break barriers and brings our society closer together at a time we seem to be moving further apart.

Community service projects and activities is the hallmark of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Organization .  For years, Muslim youth and young men have organized blood drives to save lives of those in medical need, food drives to feed the hungry, clothing drives to provide warmth and comfort to those in need, adopt-a-highway cleanups to keep our environment clean and adopt-a-family services to provide support to at-risk families around Uganda.

MKA has a longstanding reputation of working with Ugandan charities such as Humanity First Uganda, visiting Hospital, Prisons and KCCA (Kampala City Council Authority). These works range from assisting charities with fundraising to organizing events that support their causes.

Additionally, MKA Uganda has been working with the Nakasero Blood Bank for several years and is now a regular donor provider throughout its branches in the Uganda. Blood donation sessions are now held at various mosques belonging to the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. These are open to all. During National Ijtema (Annual Convention) and Jalsa Salana there is massive Blood donation for most participants for the three days that the events last.

 

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  • KAKAIRE ISMAEL
    Posted March 25, 2024 22:11

    Excellent Service

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