Islamic Girls Academy Donates to the Only Muslim Boarding School in Liberia
Monrovia – The Amina Islamic Girls Academy (AIGA), on Saturday, May 11, donated assorted materials to the Kahatain Islamic boarding school in the VOA community.
Report by Jackson F. Kanneh, [email protected]
The donation, which included clothes, shoes, toys, and foodstuffs, was part of a series of activities leading to the official launch of the organization’s fundraising dinner in June of this year.
Speaking to FrontPage Africa following the presentation of the items, AIGA Executive Director Fatima Kamara disclosed that the donation is her organization’s way of identifying with less privileged students of the Kahatain Islamic school in the holy month of Ramadan.
Madam Kamara stressed the need to buttress the hard work of caregivers who are supporting the kids in order to ensure a better future for them.
“This may seen small, but it’s our way of identifying with these kids who are in need of these item. Let us learn to give mostly to the less privilege, ” she noted.
Speaking further, Kamara called all on other Islamic organizations to engage in activities for the promotion of Islamic education in the country.
She, at the same time, challenged Muslim girls in Liberia to seek quality education for the betterment of their lives and the country at large.
“We Muslim need to do something for Islam in this country. Ladies you have to take the challenge to learn. Just forget everything and learn. When you learn, you will be a better person that will contribute to the larger society, ” Kamara averred.
Receiving the items on behalf of the school’s authority, Ousmane Kanneh Vice Principal for Administration at the Kahatain Islamic school lauded AIGA for the kind gesture.
Kanneh indicated that the donations to Liberia’s only Islamic boarding school is timely for the wellbeing of the children in the holy month of Ramadan.
According to him, the items will serve as a motivation for both the orphans and staffs.
“For you to come and identify with the children means a lot. It encourages them to learn more. Your donation also keeps us in doing our work, we pray that this not be the last, ” he said.
Amina Islamic Girls Academy is an independent private institution founded to foster students’ excellence through high quality enriched Islamic values, teaching and learning.