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AQ Fundraising in Mombasa 24th Aug 2013

As part of the Al-Qaaem Project International fundraising campaign, the Al-Qaaem fundraising team visited Mombasa, Kenya on Saturday 24th August 2013.

A special presentation was given by Al Haj Razahusein Rahim on behalf of the Al-Qaaem Project to raise awareness of the project including the project background, milestones and plans for the future.

The campaign was well-received by the members of Mombasa Jamaat.  We hope that many of the believers will join in contributing towards this noble cause.

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Thursday 18th July 2013

AQ team finalised the documentations with the preparation of delivery of the final tender paperwork. (read more…)

Tuesday 09th July 2013

AQ team met with window, tile and stone specialist to finalise design.  Also finalised the plans with mechanical engineer. (read more…)

AQ Welcomes the delegate 26th June 2013

Salaam ‘Alaykum

Husaini Islamic Centre Senior Citizens had the honour to welcome the President of World Federation Al Haj Asgherali Moledina and office bearers of Africa Federation; Al Haj Anwerali Dharamsi (President), Al Haj Shabbir Najafi (Vice President), Al Haj Aunali Khalfan (Secretary) and Muhammad Hemani (Treasurer) and the HIC office bearers and Al Qaaem team were also invited.  The Al Qaaem project was presented to the delegates and they were given a tour of the AQ site, which was well received.  The delegates gave their encouragement and duas along with a sizeable pledge to take us to our first milestone. (read more…)

Tuesday 25th June 2013

Salaam ‘Alaykum,

 

On the Wiladat programme of the 12th Imam (atfs), of 15th Shabaan 1434 , all the members were briefed by the President Al Haj Abbas Walji, Vice President Al Haj Salim Rehmatullah of the Husaini Islamic Centre and Al Haj Razahusein Rahim about the financial situation of the project and targets to be met.  A fundraising drive was launched and a substantial amount was raised locally.  All the members were thanked for their generosity.

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Weekly Meeting 20th June 2013

Salaam ‘Alaykum,

Today the Al-Qaaem team met to continue discussions on the Al-Qaaem Project.  Matters discussed included:

  • The AQ fundraising team to brief the community members on 25th June 2013 (15th Shabaan 1434) regarding the financial situation so the project can commence once the half-way amount target is reached and launch a fundraising drive.
  • To arrange dinners and meetings with potential donors in London, Birmingham and Portsmouth.
  • To visit Africa including Nairobi, Madagascar, Arusha etc. for fundraising.

Work continues at a steady pace and Inshallah the discussions will continue when the Al-Qaaem team meets again.

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Friday 14thJune 2013 - Hujjatul Islam Sayyid Al-Kashmiri visits HIC

Salaam ‘Alaykum,

HIC had the honour to be visited by Hujjatul Islam Sayyid Al-Kashmiri who also led the Friday prayers and joined the AQ team and office bearers for lunch after which we had the opportunity to present the Al Qaaem project and this was well received and Sayyid Al-Kashmiri assured us he would help in whichever way possible.

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Weekly Meeting 05th June 2013

Salaam ‘Alaykum,

Today the Al-Qaaem team submitted the plans:

  • The AQ plans with modifications and sketched electrical specs were submitted to the architect.  We are now awaiting formalised plans based on the sketches given.

Work continues at a steady pace and Inshallah the discussions will continue when the Al-Qaaem team meets again.

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Weekly Meeting 29th May 2013

Salaam ‘Alaykum,

 

Today the Al-Qaaem team met to continue discussions on the Al-Qaaem Project.  Matters discussed included:

  1. Meeting with VAT officer:  To ask HRCM office for a meeting and explain the suggested plans.
  2.  AQ Project Plans: Detailed working plans subject to minor changes to be submitted to ME.
  3.  Third party invoice: Has been approved by Robert Chiva and Hasanen Bandali.
  4.  Husaini Preschool: In order avoid any further delay and work to AQ project it would be wise for the Management Committee to appoint someone to deal with Preschool issues in order to acquire planning for new premises and registration.

Work continues at a steady pace and Inshallah the discussions will continue when the Al-Qaaem team meets again.

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Weekly Meeting 22nd May 2013

Salaam ‘Alaykum,

 

Today the Al-Qaaem team met to continue discussions on the Al-Qaaem Project.  Matters discussed included:

 

1. Electrical specifications: Continued (sockets, smart data ports with projector, etc.)  These meetings will continue daily until all electrical and mechanical specifications are sketched on the plans so they can be submitted to the builders soon.

 

2. Husaini Preschool: Management Committee to appoint someone to deal with preschool issues in order to acquire planning for new premises and registration.

 

 

Work continues at a steady pace and Inshallah the discussions will continue when the Al-Qaaem team meets again.

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