As Muslims across the world are celebrating the birth of Prophet Muhammad, in Malawi believers took the celebration to Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) one of the referral hospitals in the country.
The Islamic faithfuls donated assorted items worthy amounting to mk4 million to over one thousand patients admitted at the hospital including expectant mothers.
Speaking to Faceofmalawi reporter after the exercise one of the organizers, Muhammad Aboo hailed all Muslims who contributed something for the exercise to be fruitful.
Aboo said giving is what prophet Muhammad and the Islam faith believes in hence the donation.
When asked as to why Muslims thought it wise to donate to Queens and not to prisons or to people affected by the floods across the country,Aboo said the faithfuls looked at the challenges that the hospital is passing through like luck of enough funding and the number of patients the hospital receives per day.
He said all the items donated at the hospitals were sourced from well-wishes within the Islamic faithfuls.
One of the patients found in the maternity ward identified as Teleza Maluwa said she was grateful for the timely donations.
Maluwa wished all Muslims the best and urged them to continue reaching out to people across the country.
Concurring with Maluwa, Ida Mastala said the donation has relieved her from the challenges she was facing while at the hospital.
She said the maize floor and other items will save her from the cost she was anchoring while at the hospital.
Some of the items donated at the hospital includes; Rice, Soya pieces, Maize flour, Likuni Phala, Milk, Peanut batter, basins just to mention a few.
Meanwhile the celebration reached its climax on Monday when Muslims will hold Ziyarah parade from Kanjeza mosque to Mpingwe Sports Club.
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