Human Appeal, others give 50 bulls

Friday, December 28, 2007
Al-Mustapha Trust Fund International (ATI), in collaboration with Human Appeal, both based in the United Kingdom, on Thursday, distributed 50 bulls in The Gambia, Senegal, Guinea Bissau, and Sierra Leone as part of their Qurbani (distribution of food stuff) campaign for the 2007 Tobaski.

In The Gambia, Muslims in Kafuta Village and Douwasu in Kombo East District benefited from this humanitarian gesture which included the building of new mosques.

Annasru Deen and Development, a Gambian registered Islamic charity distributed the bulls to the communities on behalf of the donors.

Speaking to Daily Observer, Amat Bah, secretary general of the Gambian based charitable organisation said to help needy families who cannot afford the Tobaski sacrifice is important.

According to him, these project, apart from helping poor people, also involved sponsoring orphans, teacher sponsorship, distribution of food to people, etc.

“All these projects are coordinated by Charity Network (TCN), based in the UK and implemented by Annasru Deen and Development,” he said.

He further revealed that in the coming years they will spread their tentacles to other regions of the country noting that this is an Islamic obligation.

For his part, Janko Kassama, imam of Kafuta Village commended the donors for the gesture which he described a worthy course in the religion of Allah.

According to him, this will greatly help the needy people who cannot afford the tobaski sacrifices.

Author: by Sheriff Janko
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