India: MIWF celebrates Mawlid un Nabi ﷺ with cancer patients
MIWF Team visited Noori Hall , Parel on 25th November and conducted a welfare event for Cancer patients. More than 150 patients benefited from this event which was held in collaboration with Cancare foundation.
Maulana Ali Muhammad started the event with recitation of Holy Quran and said that the true spirit of Mawlid is to serve humanity and look after the poor. He said that the holy Prophet (peace be upon him) was sent as a mercy to the whole humanity and there is a need to demonstrate it today through such events. Counselling the patients at the occasion, he said that disease is a test from Allah and every disease including cancer is curable because our traditions inform us that Allah has sent down cure for every disease. He stressed that patience over the troubles of disease brings immense reward and good behavior with relatives prolongs life and he congratulated the volunteers who are fulfilling the sunnah of our beloved Prophet (peace be upon him) by serving the patients.
Sagir Deshmukh (Cancare Foundation) gave presentation about causes of the cancer, preventive measures, and sources to get financial help and cures for Cancer. He highlighted the need to stay away from smoking, alcohol and tobacco and mentioned that women of our society have a great role to remove these evils. He expressed happiness on the MIWF joining the fight against cancer.
Brother Zubair(VP MIWF) mentioned welfare activities of MIWF. After the presentations food packs, health drink packs, sweets, and gifts were given to the cancer patients.