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Project Aman

by World Memon Organisationon November 6, 2017
World Memon Organisation stands firm, shoulder to shoulder with the Rohingya community during these uncertain times. After assessing the grim situation at the Refugee camps along the Bangladesh – Myanmar border, WMO Far East Chapter team has collaborated with a couple of humanitarians from UK to make a tangible difference on the ground; to alleviate […]

The Camps of Balukhali

by World Memon Organisationon November 2, 2017
By Shahid Sangani The smoke still billows above a burning village in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, across the border. I sit in the Refugee Camp of Balukhali, a small Bangladeshi town on the Myanmar border and witness hell on both sides. The fires of the netherworld and the shades of purgatory, paint a grim canvas for “the […]

The Confluence

by World Memon Organisationon October 31, 2017
WMO India Chapter under the leadership of it’s VP, Mr. Ehsan Gadawala organised a matrimonial event on a scale and grandeur that was yet unheard of. On the 29th of October, a record 1500 Memons gathered at the grounds in the suburbs of Mumbai to participate in the grand event. Haji Amin Gadawala Foundation Trust […]

The Gift of Sight

by World Memon Organisationon October 30, 2017
I lay by the poolside, overlooking the sea in the serene surroundings of Ras Al Khaimah. My mind absorbed the sights and sounds as the sun set over the horizon. I was mesmerized by the changing hues of the sky –  from a cerulean blue to fuchsia to tangerine orange. As streaks of crimson red […]

WMO – Global Youth Wing Applications

by World Memon Organisationon October 30, 2017
  Dear Fellow Memon’s Assalaamu Alaykum I attach the relevant segments of the WMO Constitution and Standing Orders relating to Global Youth Wing as adopted at the recent AGM held in Ras Al Khaimah on Saturday 7th October 2017. Kindly read and go through these important changes. You will note that the newly adopted structure […]

From the Desk of the President: The Legacy Projects

by World Memon Organisationon October 17, 2017
The goal isn’t to live forever, it is to create something that will. It is on this firm belief that we announced the WMO Legacy Projects at the recently concluded AGM in Ras Al Khaimah and Alhamdulillah, we are truly pleased to announce an overwhelming response to these remarkable endeavours. One of our own Trustee/Exco […]

The Memon – AGM Edition (September 2017)

by World Memon Organisationon September 24, 2017
We cordially invite you to the 15th WMO AGM, hosted by the Middle East Chapter in the picturesque Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, UAE to mark: 15 years of Uniting, Uplifting and Upholding the Memon Community 15 years of Serving Mankind 15 years of Friendship and Camaraderie 15 years of the World Memon Organisation Welcome […]

Rohingya Muslims need your help.

by World Memon Organisationon September 7, 2017
The word Rohingya means “Inhabitants of Rohang”. Ironically the Rohingyas are an ethnic tribe without a land to call it’s own. It is a people without a nation. It is a people without hope. Described by the United Nations as one of the most persecuted communities in the world, the Rohingya’s predominantly Muslim population were denied […]

WMO Trustee Tanveer Merchant donates USD 150,000 to Khidmat Charitable Trust.

by World Memon Organisationon August 21, 2017
On the 19th of August 2017, WMO trustee – Mr. Tanveer Merchant made a sizeable donation of Rupees Ten Million (approx 150,000 USD) towards the World Memon Organisation with the stipulations that the funds be allocated to the pertinent causes of Education and Medical Care. Tanveer identified Khidmat Charitable Trust as the recipient of his generous contribution. […]

Ramadaan Projects (WMO AFRICA CHAPTER)

by World Memon Organisationon May 31, 2017
Itereleng Members from WMO Africa Chapter, along with Purposeful Giving & ABS Youth Group visited Itereleng on Sunday, 28th May 2017. Itereleng is an informal settlement on the doorstep of Laudium. The land belongs to a Memon family, on which stands the Masajid complex, surrounded by a few structures. The area lacks running water and electricity […]

The Memon – Ramadan Edition (May 2017)

by World Memon Organisationon May 24, 2017
“Blessed are those who give without remembering…. (surah 2 verse 264 – Al quran ) When we selflessly put the needs of others before our own. As we endeavour to break their cycle of poverty, uplift their lives, support their dreams and help them achieve their goals. We make the world a better place, one […]

The Ummeed Foundation

by World Memon Organisationon March 25, 2017
Ummeed means Hope. The name is quite appropriate for a foundation that supports differently abled children, as circumstances often demand infinite hope in moments of perennial despair. Ummeed foundation is located in the bustling suburb of Mumbra, around 40 kms from Mumbai, India. Mumbra is densely populated with members of the Muslim community, a majority […]