The Muslim Commission for Justice and Peace (MCJP) has given the charitable aspiring parliamentarian, Abida Mia, a special recognition award for providing skill development and empowering women.
Abida, wife to Malawi Congress Party (MCP) deputy president Sidik Mia, was given the award at a grand ceremony held at Ngabu Community Hall.
The organisation’s National Coordinator, Hassan Chimwala commended the firebrand female politician,who is also MCP Candidate for Chikwawa Nkombezi, for championing the upliftment of women’s lives from all circles of life regardless of race, religion, location and political affiliation.
The award, which depicts the charitable works of ‘Bibi Adija Khadija’ who was wife to Prophet Muhammed (Peace Be Upon Him) had spent her life supporting underprivileged women through various charitable works.
Flanked by jubilant women when she received the ‘Certificate of Recognition and Medal’ Mia said, she was humbled to be recognised in such a special way for the works that she does.
“To me this a great honour that will inspire me to do more for underpriviledged women,” said Abida.
“I am delighted and will ensure I do more towards the upliftment of fellow women,” she saod,
The politician has for many years spent her time and resources in improving lives of women through implementing multi-billion Kwacha developmental projects.
As a successful enterprenuer, Mia has empowered thousands of women across Malawi to attain the status of self sufficient.
She has drilled boreholes, built schools, supported students, fed the hungry, just to mention a few.
The recognition is made every year towards outstanding women that have notably contributed towards empowering women with the end result to attain economic independence.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :