RECENT ACTIVITIES OF KASOA ZONE
KASOA ZONE BUSINESS FORUM
On Saturday, 30th October, 2022 the Kasoa Lajna members organised a business forum. Facilitators of the program were divided into four sections. The first facilitator spoke about opening a business without capital. She assured members that they could start-up their own business even without capital. She taught that one can make friends with people who are in businesses and can join. One can help them in the sale of their products and get some kind of commission which can be used as capital, after one acquires enough experience.
Another speaker also advised that members should encourage their children to take up vocational studies, which is equally beneficial, profitable and sustainable. Members were encouraged to save enough and have plans of their spending, portions for family members, personal needs and savings for capital and the future. The final speaker spoke about the need to save ahead of one’s retirement. She stated that, SSNIT contribution is not limited to only public workers but entrepreneurs as well. She advised that members can set percentages of their profits as Social security contributions and it will benefit to them in their old age.
KASOA ZONE VISITATION TO CHILDREN’S WARD - KASOA POLYCLINIC
On Saturday, 29th October, 2022 the Kasoa Lajna members embarked on a visitation to the Children’s Ward of the Kasoa Polyclinic. The motive behind this visitation was to meet and interact with children on admission in the facility. About twenty-four Lajna members were present for the visitation. Members had the opportunity to meet parents of these kids and encouraged them of the love and guidance of Allah Almighty on the lives of their children.
Members also had the opportunity to meet with the authorities of the facility. The expectations of patients were mentioned to the authorities and recommendations were made.
Items such as biscuits, tissues, diapers, sanitizers and drinks were presented to the children and other items such as liquid soaps, parazone and soaps were presented to the facility to aid them keep the hospital clean.
KASOA ZONE TRAINING ON PARAZONE MAKING
On the 17th of July, 2022 the Kasoa Lajna members organised a training programme on Parazone Preparation. This programme was organised as a means of equipping Lajna members with trading skills. This would in turn enable members to get extra income to support the family and also for them to be able to make sacrifices towards the jama’at as when the call is made. A total of about 28 members participated. Among the participants was the Zonal Sadr, Madam Amatu Shakur.
KASOA ZONE VISITATION TO AWUTU PRISONS
On the 30th of April, 2022 the Kasoa Lajna members made a visitation to the Awutu Prisons. This visitation was organized during Ramadan and was deemed as the right time for members to show their love and provide some items to inmates of the home in order to receive all the necessary blessings Allah has promised during this special month of the year. A total of 35 members participated. Among the participants were Madam Amatu Shakur who is the Sadr for the zone and her general members.
Among the items that were presented to the inmates were; toiletries, grains, snacks sachets and bottles of water, soft drinks, washing soaps and powders and liquid soaps.
KASOA ZONAL INDOOR GAMES
On the 24th of April, 2022 the Kasoa Lajna organized indoor games for the general membership in the zone. The main purpose of the program was to bring togetherness among members and also entertain ourselves as well. A total of 52 Lajna members were present to participate in this wonderful and exciting program. Among the participants were Madam Amatu Shakur, Hajia Sarah Bonsu, executives of the zone and executives from all the various circuits. Games such as Oware, Ludo, cards and pick and act were played.
KASOA ZONAL LAJNA HOLDS 2ND ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Kasoa zonal Lajna Imaillah held their 2nd annual conference on the 27th of March 2022 at the Kasoa central mosque on the theme: "The need for sacrifice, the surest way to purify the soul".
In her welcome address, the zonal Sadr, Mrs Amatu Shakoor stated that the zone has four circuits and a total of 605 Lajna, 155 Nasirat and 79 girls. She enumerated some achievements...
TARBIYYAT AND TABLIGH FORUM
Alhamdulillah this forum was organized by Lajna Imaillah in the zone to impact some moral values into its members. It was held on 2nd January, 2022. Members were advised to have time in the training of their children. Members were admonished to take their prayers seriously so that their children can see and copy from them. Lajna members were told to advice their children and let them know the consequences of any actions they engage in and how it will affect them in the future.
Members present were encouraged to show utmost respect and love to their husbands and ensure that there is peace in the home. Emphasis was made that for any home to be peaceful, the Lajna (woman) has a greater part to play. The forum was attended by 150 participants.
Sacrifice was made through this platform towards the OSU project.
KASOA NORTH CIRCUIT HOLDS FAMILY FUN GAMES
The leadership of the circuit has put several programs such as organizing tahajjud on the second week of every month, organizing health talks and many others in place to bring all members on board to strive more in the cause of Allah. The circuit is made up of Insaaniya, Opeikuma, Akweley, Krispo city, Obom and Mandela Jama’ats. On 26th December, 2021, a family fun games event was held in Kasoa North circuit. The main focus of this program was to bring both the young and old back on their feet to participate in jama’at activities through games. Games such as oware, ludo, hit the target, blindfolding, and fifa football video game were played.
KASOA ZONAL HEALTH WALK
Alhamdulillah, on the 25th of December, 2021 Kasoa zone organized a health walk for all members. The Khudam, Ansar, Atfal, Lajna and Nairat were all part of this beautiful program. About 70 Lajna members and 35 Nasirat participated. This program was organized for members to burn some calories and to stay healthy and stronger. Members were also advised to make it a daily routine to keep fit and drink more water all the time in order to keep their bodies hydrated.
JAMA'AT TO JAMA'AT LEVEL VISITATION
Alhamdulillah the current and past zonal executives of Kasoa zone organized a nine day jama’at to jama’at visitation which began on 19th December, 2021. The intention behind this program was to interact with members more closely and provide some advice to members on how to make a peaceful home and a happy family. They were advised to treat their husbands with utmost respect and love. In attendance were the Zonal Sadr - Madam Amatur Mohammed, Former Naib Sadr III - Hajia Sadiqa Bonsu Yeboah, Hajia Sakeena Ayyub and Madam Fatima Jibrael Saeed (Fomer Circuit Sadraat), Madam Sadiqa Oforiwaa Hammond (Gen. Secretary) and Madam Aisha K. Sarpong (Zonal Mal/Isha’at Secretary). Members made financial sacrifices at each meeting towards the Osu Lajna Project.
KASOA LAJNA HOLDS TALIM CLASS
Kasoa Lajna held a meeting on 24th October, 2021. The Kasoa Zonal Maulvi in the person of Mr. Ishaque Opoku met Lajna Imaillah on their usual weekend class. This class is organised to help Lajna members to learn and understand verses of the Holy Qur'an and Hadith. The class had two topics to discuss
1. The true translation of Suratul Fatiha
2. The meaning of Qur'an 74:1-6(Surah Al-Muddaththir).