Ummah Welfare Trust Doles out Le3.8B to Mosques in Moyamba

As Hon. Musa Tarawalli continues to lobby for more support …

Hon. Musa Tarawallie

Ummah Welfare Trust is a UK-based International Relief, Development and Charitable Organization which years back was convinced or influenced to consider Sierra Leone in their humanitarian gestures by one of the country’s business tycoons, a politician and philanthropist in no less a person than the compassionate minded Hon. Musa Tarawallie.
The Organization on Saturday 2nd February 2019 donated the sum of 3.8 Billion Leones to Muslims in the Moyamba District, Southern Sierra Leone.
Before the donation was made, Musa Tarawallie who led the team gave brief background information about Ummah Welfare Trust revealing how it is one of the largest Muslim Charitable Organizations in the world.
“I came into contact with them three years ago and explained to them about the plight Muslims in Sierra Leone are going through and promised that they assist to remedy the situation which they did. Last year alone the Organization spent 1.3 Billion Leones in the country and now they have registered as an Islamic Humanitarian Charity Organization in Sierra Leone which is good news to us. This time now they have come to offer you the sum of 3.8 Billion Leones,” the well known Musa Tarawallie informed the Muslim audience who greeted his statement with a round of applause. He admonished them to use the money judiciously in order to further the cause of Islam
He stated that very soon the Ummah Welfare Trust will start to build more masjids (mosques), Islamic schools, will offer sponsorships to orphans and widows in order to ensure that these vulnerable people take their rightful places in society. He admonished the beneficiaries to make good use of the money.
Hon. Musa Tarawallie thanked President Bio and his Government for the warm welcome given to the organization and for conducting a successful 2018 Hajj pilgrimage which he stated shows that the Government is committed to address the problems Muslims are facing in the country.
He stated that his grandfather was one of those who took Islam to Moyamba District.
“West Africa Regional Coordinator of Ummah Welfare Trust is poised to provide financial assistance to Muslims all over the world. It was established in 2001 and inspired by the Islamic teachings of empathy, generosity and selflessness, the Trust aims to alleviate poverty and suffering across the world. It is providing emergency relief, such as food and medical aid, to victims of conflict and natural disasters,” he furthered.
Musa Tarawallie also stated that 5 Million Leones will be given to each of the beneficiaries and it will benefit all the Mosques within Moyamba District.
He stated that the money was given to the beneficiaries for their resilient efforts in upholding the values of Islam in the country.
The pragmatic philanthropist revealed that Ummah Welfare Trust will work across the four regions of Sierra Leone.
He applauded Sierra Leoneans for the interreligious unity that the country is enjoying,
He encouraged other non-Muslims to come forward and embrace Islam, because it a religion of peace and love.
The beneficiaries in jubilant moods prayed and showered blessings for Ummah Welfare Trust and Hon: Musa Tarawallie for what they described as a timely gesture openly stating that they have never received such a short gesture from any organization or individual.


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