Projects & Activities:
* Yateem Development Project (YDP). Members contribute just 10 cedis a month into a pool, that was spent on orphans as assistance through secondary school.
* counselling at JHS before school selection and BECE exams annually
* annual counselling for SHS graduates, on course and school options, cut off points etc. Resource persons were brought from admissions offices of various universities
* Job seminars, where tertiary graduates were taught CV writing, interview tricks and proper job hunting techniques
* annual business seminars: entrepreneurs were tutored about relevant issues like networking, tax, partnership and paths to success. Experienced tycoons and seasoned consultants were made resource persons, example: Roland Agambire of rlg, Dr Ali-Nakyea (tax attorney,auditor and & chartered economist), A. O. Abudu (PhD) former director of Research and strategy at Islamic Development Bank, Dr Sheikh Ameen Bonsu etc.
The Village Link (TVL) project, takes the Association members to visit, access, interact and provide basic support services to nearby villages in Ashanti.
Atwima Foase was given one year airtime on community radio for preaching, some prayer mats, cement for Mosque renovation, repairs of borehole among others.
* Jacoubou was doing just well, with the district assembly Finance officer as Imam and leader. Clothes were donated to support the few Islamic reverts who were facing rejection by their families.
At Dadease, we established a makaranta to help with teaching of Qur’an and Islam to the kids if the community.
Uniforms, copies of Qur’an, and allowance for the Mallams were taken up by the Association.
A classroom block is currently being sponsored by MPs and members.
Then there are donations to disaster victims, as and when: Tamale floods, the Association donated clothing and personal effects through NADMO in Tamale to help alleviate pain of the victims.
At Kumawu Zongo too, same was done
At the 4 Juaben villages of Abetinim, Kokodie, Ofoase and Nkyirepoaso the Association has established makaranta with Mallams from Effiduase and Juaben visiting the villages and providing Qur’an and Islamic tuitions over the weekends.
Transportation was a challenge, so a brand new motor bike was also acquired for their use.
Monthly allowances are paid to each of the Mallams indeed. MPs organizes annual symposium, where community stakeholders were assembled on one platform to deliberate on pertinent issues: from education, to change management, unity talks among others. It was also an opportunity to recognize and award outstanding fellows: members and non-members with recognizable contributions to the Muslim ummah.
Muslim Professionals Association – Photo Gallery