A Curry Duck Cookout was a main attraction at Takaaful T&T Friendly Society’s Family Day held at the Valencia Eco Resort on Sunday 6th December. Jama Masjid POS was adjudged winner while Bamboo Jamaat placed second and Nur-e-Islam Jamaat placed third in the Curry Duck Cookout. Hundreds of members of the Society and their families and friends had a great time enjoying the activities and food at the Resort situated on 10 acres of land at Cumaca Road, Valencia at the foot of the Northern Range.
“As a vibrant and growing membership based organization, it is imperative that members understand the Society - its vision and mission, organizational structure, financial reports and products and services,” said Manwar Ali, President of Takaaful T&T Friendly Society at the recently held Seminar for new members.
Members of the Friendly Society pay an annual membership fee of $20 and an annual contribution of $30 for participation in the Funeral Benefit Scheme.
As Muslims come to the end of a month of fasting, let us reflect on some of the problems of the world starting with our own community and country. There is a drop in the economy, problems with family life and other social issues. The standard of morality has fallen in many areas and the love and caring for one another as human beings almost non-existent.
For the greater part of his thirty-odd years, Amir Mohammed has been active in the Islamic community through organizing Islamic youth programmes, classes, courses and many other initiatives for young Muslims and the community at large. A graduate in engineering at the UWI and employed with the Trinidad & Tobago Electricity Commission (T&TEC), he is a regular khateeb (preacher) at several mosques throughout the country. He has been President of the Islamic Da’wah Movement since 2013 and a member of Takaaful T&T Friendly Society since 2004. He has also worked with many groups and organizations in the community and is a well-respected young leader and role model for many young Muslims.