The IMA Teams were out in full force on Friday 22nd May with distributions in Steadville, Winterton and Khetani.

Mask distribution in Steadville with the Northern Natal Dawah Network food hampers distributions. Families of Malawian descent provided with much needed groceries and masks from Br Taufeeq Rasool & Ml Cassim Sulewale, Mr Ismail Sardiwalla accompanied the team.

The Following distributions were coordinated by the Isiphephelo Organization to their Children’s Home, Winterton and Shalom Old Age Home Khetani.

Monday, 1st June, The IMA distributed masks at clinics in the Okahlumba region.

@Bergville Clinic with Sr Tedder & Dr Sohail Khan [Dentist]
Sr Dlamini with Dr Khan on a beautiful Winer’s morning. Oliviershoek Clinic is situated at the foot of the Drakensberg 40km past Bergville. IMA TEAM: Dr Sohail Khan, Dr M. MUlla, Fathima Mualla & Mr Ismail Sardiwalla

Message from Mrs Azima Sardiwalla

As our project reaches completion, we must express our heartfelt gratitude to every individual who has made this venture possible and significantly successful.

The Islamic Medical Association of South Africa (IMASA) embarked on this journey at the beginning of April 2020- before government made face masks compulsory. 10 000 masks were a mammoth task for us, inexperienced in this field, and we only knew that it needed to be done but not how we would achieve it.

Initially it proved to be a daunting task; a true learning experience for us all. However, after many design changes, templates and valuable feedback from our experienced seamstresses…we are elated to report that we have surpassed  our original target and reached 22 000 masks!

It is only through the will of the Almighty, your tireless efforts and enthusiastic support that this was achieved.

Know in your hearts that you have made a difference to the “Gogo” in the market; law enforcement officer on the ground; workers cleaning town; vulnerable children and thousands of citizens in our beloved country.

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