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Madrassas in Moga take care of orphans, abandoned children

punjab Updated: Aug 07, 2013 22:01 IST
Surinder Maan
Surinder Maan
Hindustan Times
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Two village madrassas, in Manuke village and in Massitan village, are taking care of over 150 orphan, abandoned and poor children, providing them shelter, school and Islamic as well as technical education free. The children are from all religions.

A Moga-based social organization, Muslim Welfare Youth Club, has provided 30 professional sewing machines to teach stitching to children. A trainer has also been provided.

At the Manuke village, the Talim-Ul-Quran takes care of about 80 children. Amjad Hussain Khan, president of Muslim Welfare Youth Club, Moga, said, "We have appointed special teachers for providing technical education and have appointed religious teachers for giving spiritual education to the children."

Khan further added, "Actually our aim is provide free education to orphan, abandoned and poor children. Our special team goes to the villages at every weekend for identifying poor people who have failed to admit their children in schools due to lack of money."

Madrasa have appointed a teacher for these students to teach school education, while some students are studying in the school of the village. These students are also either orphan or abandoned while some hails from very poor families.

Kari Maulana Lukman Ahmad Incharge of the Madrasa said, "We teach our students a lesson of peace and prosperity so that they can have a bright future."

At the madrassa Madrasa Darul-Ulum- Husanian under Dharamkot sub division in Moga district, more than 50 minor children were busy studying.

In-charge Hussain Ahmad said the institution depended on funds provided by some Sikh villagers. "We want that these orphan, abandoned and poor children must be given vocational training. They must get self-employment and be able to make a living as soon as they turn adults."