RECENT ACTIVITIES OF SEKYERE ZONE
ASOKORE LAJNA MEMBERS WRITE LETTERS TO HUZOOR(aba)
On 13th of May 2022, Asokore Lajna members gathered in Mosque B, Asokore, after Jummah prayers & learnt how to write a letter (requesting prayers) to their beloved Huzoor. After that, they wrote their own personal letters. Some students helped the old ladies to write on their behalf and in all (about 25) letters were sent to the Private Secretary Sahib, UK. The members were advised to write these letters regularly at least on monthly basis to develop a strong bond with Khilafat e Ahmadiyyat. InshAllah.
ASOKORE CIRCUIT LAJNA WELCOMES NEW AHMADI CONVERTS IN WORASO
A group of about 15 Lajna members travelled to a nearby town Woraso to welcome 23 newly convert Ahmadies including 10 Lajna members. They brought different donations along with them including prayer mats, veils, long dresses, copies of Yassarnal Qur’an, Review of Religions magazine, and a prayer book with Twi translation. Woraso is a small but beautiful hilly town. One of the new Lajna members (a widow with 8 children) sacrificed her cold storage room to offer prayers. The local missionary of that town led Friday prayer and then all Lajna members gathered for a Ta’lim class in which a brief introduction to Ahmadiyyat, Salat performance, the Promised Messiahas and his Khulafa was given and presented different pictures and some donation to break the fast was given. All the new members were really happy and eager to learn more about Ahmadiyyat. They were singing songs of praise and joined in the naaras. When the meeting ended they came to say goodbye promising to join other circuit activities in the future InshaAllah. May Allah enable them to stay steadfast and make them good Ahmadi Muslims. Ameen.
SEKYERE ZONAL HEALTH ACTIVITIES
From February to April, 2022, Lajna members of Sekyere zone engaged themselves in a number of health activities. Before these activities, members were given health talks, sensitization about health screening tests & blood donation was also done. In the final of Indoor inter-circuit games; there were 57 members in Asokore Mosque including delegates of Ludo & oware from other circuits of Sekyere zone. It was kept simple because of Ramadan & did not organize it as a full program. Snacks were shared & the winners of above mentioned games got medals & awards.
INTER-CIRCUIT GAMES IN SEKYERE ZONE
As per the Action Plan of the National Sehat-e-Jismani Secretariat, by the grace of Allah, an activity was organized by Sekyere zone on the 23rd of January 2022, at T.I AMASS Girls’ SHS, Asokore. It was a sports event in which circuits of Sekyere zone competed against each other in a variety of games. 89 Lajna Ima’illah members were present. The program started with a recitation from the Holy Quran, followed by an Urdu poem of the Promised Messiahas. After the opening prayer and the Lajna Pledge, a brief health talk about ‘blood donation’ was delivered, as well as sensitization on screening tests. A second brief health talk about ‘cervical cancer and importance of pap smear test’ was delivered. After this, members began to participate in 9 different competitions with joyful enthusiasm: volleyball, filling the bottle, picking of balls, thread and needle, lime and spoon race, 100m race, 50m race, musical chairs and skipping. At the same time, blood pressure, temperature and body weight check-up was done and request forms for pap smear test were given to some members. Covid-19 protocols were observed during the program and first-aid was available for minor injuries. In the end, awards and certificates were given to 1st and 2nd prize winners of each game, and medals to the overall 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place circuits. Mampong circuit won overall 1st prize, Asokore circuit 2nd place, and Asante-Akyim circuit 3rd place. Excited members sang delightful songs of praise for their winning circuits until finally the program drew to an end with the closing prayer and food was served. Members left happily to their homes, Alhamdulillah.
Sekyere Zone Lajna Donates Items to Mampong Orphanage
On the 30th of July, 2021, Lajna Executives accompanied by some Lajna members of Sekyere Zone, as part of their welfare activities paid a courtesy call to the Mampong Orphanage. The purpose of the visit was to commiserate with the children. The Lajna Executives took the opportunity to donate assorted items including provisions and cleaning detergents to the management for the welfare and up keep of the children. The Management and children were happy with the visit.
Welfare visitation to the Aged by Asokore Circuit Lajna
On the 30th of July, 202, Lajna members from the Asokore Circuit embarked on visits as part of welfare activities to 9 aged members (mostly about 90 years) and a widow. Donations of money and some food items were made to them.
Refresher Course for Sekyere Zone Office Bearers
On the 4th of July, 2021, Sekyere zone organized a refresher course for office bearers of all the Shobas. The purpose was to train members on their roles and responsibilities as office bearers to enable them improve in their performance and deliver on their mandate. The training was carried out by the Zonal coordinators assigned and the target participants were all Circuit office bearers. About 38 office bearers took part in the training.
Sekyere Zone Lajna learns art and craft
In the Baworo Circuit of Sekyere Zone, Lajna members were taught how to make beautiful flowers from pieces of cardboard and papers on the 18th of April, 2021
Welfare Visitations and Donations by Lajna Members in Sekyere Zone
Within the month of April, visitations and donations were made to the needy, the sick and the bereaved in the Zone. They include a visit to a widow and her daughters on 9th April, 2021 in the Mampong Circuit. Members donated some provisions, food items and an amount of money to the family. Also, on the 23rd of April, 2021, Lajna members visited the Jama’at President who had an accident at Dome.
In addition to the visitations, a number of donations were made by Lajna Members in the Sekyere Zone. In Asokore Circuit, a Lajna member, Hajia Ayesha Boakye donated 2 bags of sugar to members of the Jama’at who were keeping fast on the 16th of April, 2021. Dr. Amtul Hayee, a medical doctor at the Ahmadiyya Hospital in Asokore, donated an amount of one Thousand Ghana cedis (Gh¢ 1,000.00) to the poor and needy in the Circuit.
Masih-e- Ma’ud Day Celebrated in Sekyere Zone