Muslim group donates food to widows in Kaduna

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Ansar-Ud-Deen Society of Nigeria, Kaduna branch, has donated food items to widows to serve as succour for them during Ramadan and the Covid-19 lockdown.


Feeding the poor and needy is an act that draws us closer to Allah. We earn His forgiveness, mercies and blessings through this act of charity.

“Anyone who looks after and works for a widow and a poor person is like a warrior fighting for Allah?s cause, or like a person who fasts during the day and prays all night. (Bukhari)

The food items, which composed of rice, semovita, beans and spaghetti, was presented to the beneficiaries who were drawn from the five divisions of the Society in Kaduna.

The first Vice Chairman of the Society, Kaduna branch, Alhaji Sabur Adeyemi, said reaching out to widows, orphans and the less-privilege in the society and providing skill acquisition programme for the unemployed, were part of the annual welfare programmes of Ansar-Ud-Deen Society Kaduna branch.  “Like other Ansar-Ud-Deen Society, Kaduna branch programmes, we presented food items to the widows among us to serve as succour for them during the Holy month of Ramadan and also the ongoing lockdown because of Covid-19.

“The widows like the vulnerable, need lot of help and this is our own little way as an Islamic organisation to reach out to the vulnerable and the less privilege among us. Even if we can’t help all of them, we reached out to substantial number of them to enable them have an easier and enjoyable Ramadan.

“We urge the beneficiaries to accept the food items like that, and make the best use of it. May Allah accept our Ramadan fasting, ease our affairs and grant us all a place in Aljannah.


“We implore our members to continue to contribute more and to reach out more to the less privilege around them especially during the Ramadan season. May Allah reward all of us. Aamin.”

The beneficiaries, who noted that the donation came at a very crucial time, thanked the organization for the gesture, while praying that Allah reward its members abundantly.

They equally prayed Allah to accept the fast of the members and those who contributed to their well being.


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