About 2,000 families in Chikwawa assisted by Asian Muslims Relief Aid

As distribution exercise for the relief aid for Malawians affected by floods gets underway, an estimated 2,000 families in southern district of Phalombe received assistance from a local charity Asian Muslims Relief Aid (AMRA) on Sunday.

Banners of some of the organisations behind the initiative

Banners of some of the organisations behind the initiative

Chikwawa Relief aid distribution by AMRA

Chikwawa Relief aid distribution by AMRA

One of volunteers for the organization, Ahmed Bakali said this part of about K300million which the organization has so far sourced to help in bailing out the flood victims from the most pressing problems they are facing due to floods.

The floods, the worst to hit the southern African country in 15-years, have killed about 200 people with 600,000 others affected.

“Besides being a group concerned people who also live in Malawi, as Muslims we also have a duty to help humanity. We won’t look whether one is a Muslim or whether he is a Christian and whether one doesn’t believe in any religion at all. So we are here to help anybody affected by the floods,” said Bakali.

The relief pack consists of 10kg maize flour, 1 roll of black sheeting, 2kg maize seed, 25 water guard water purification sachets, 1 blanket, kitchen utensils consisting of 7 plates, 7 mugs, 7 spoons, 7 ndiwo (relish) plates,  book,  2 packets of soya pieces,  1 mosquito net,  1 plastic Bucket, 1 plastic basin and MK, 2,000 in cash.

The whole relief package to an individual family cost about MK20, 000.

Bakali said the organization, whose motto is ‘brother in need is a brother indeed’,  had also provided similar relief aid to the floods victims in the southern districts of Mangochi,  Nsanje Phalombe and Blantyre urban areas.

He said plans are underway to reach out to more floods victims in these areas who were previously not targeted.

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6 thoughts on “About 2,000 families in Chikwawa assisted by Asian Muslims Relief Aid”

  1. I Arabic Allah is the opposite of yahwe (Jehova)therefore Allah is Satan.we can noteable differences in the messages concerning polygany,war self killing (suicide) eye to an eye,baptism.Jesus Christ’s divinity just to mention a few.receive their gifts but deny their teaching it’s pure satanic.don’t. Forget that Satan mixes truth and error to deceive.be careful

    1. Ine says:

      @ Box 10, Bilila
      kungosiya ngati siiukudziwa chimene ukufuna kulemba chifukwa even chingeredzi chako chikuonetsa kuti ndiwe mbuli kwambiri olo kusukuluko kaya unapulako chiyani.
      For your information the word Allah is an Arabic word which means God like in chewa you say” Mulungu”
      Chonde mbale tsamala with your comments chifukwa udzangothenga tembelero ukuona ndi maso ako. Pachifukwa ichi Mulungu amene ukumunyodzayo akupatse matembelero ndiponso usadzaone mtendere mpaka imfa yako , Mulungu amene alibe chofanana nacho ngati kuli kotheka akuthengenso mofulumira chifukwa chomunyodza
      Amen

  2. Makbul Latif says:

    Well done AMRA. You have done and are still doing a wonderful work by helping our Malawian brothers and sisters in this difficult times. Amra you have shown that charity begins at home and surely that is exactly what you have done.
    Mashallah.

  3. Muhammedi says:

    Excellent effort by you muslim Indian. There are a lot of whites and black Malawians .they must copy what you are doing and learn from you. Nchito yabwino IMene mukuchita – sure . You are making us proud to have you Asians in our country

  4. nyayo says:

    May Allah Bless you abundantly

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