Ahmadiyya Jama’at reaches out to 44 fire victims


By Amadou Jadama

In their quest to serve humanity, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at in The Gambia yesterday made another disbursement of foodstuffs, clothing and cash to forty-four fire victims from eight households in Bundung, Tallinding and Faji Kunda in the Kanifing Municipality worth one hundred and sixty thousand five hundred dalasi.

The recipients were victims of a fire outbreak in Bundung including a man who lost his young children to the flames.


The donated items included bags of rice, clothing, cooking oil and one thousand dalasi to each family member. The Jamaat’s magnanimity has been extended to many people in this country especially disaster victims, the poor and the needy. 

Baba F Trawally, the Amir of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at said the “Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at is here to propagate pristine and pure teachings of Islam. We were told that Mahdi is coming and we will see signs like this when that time comes. All the signs that have been prophesised have come true unless you don’t know, “he said.

Amir added that human beings have two obligations, to live with your neighbours, assist and be tolerant to them.  He called on people with the means to come out and help the needy people in the society.

“We all have an obligation to assist the society “he added. The Amir called on Gambians to remain united and nurture peace.

Ngange Jeng, National Disaster Management Agency Municipal Disaster Coordinator who represented the Agency said the Jama’at has been partnering with his office for a very long time, rendering such service to victims, the poor and needy.

Karamo Ceesay, Councillor Tallinding ward thanked the Jama’at for the donations.

In receiving the items, victims Ismaila Trawally and Dawda Nyangado thanked the Jama’at for coming to their aid.