India Events

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

A Thank You Note

by World Memon Organisationon March 17, 2017
Empathy is patiently and sincerely seeing the world through the other person’s eyes. Albert Einstein Empathy would be the perfect word to summarise the Mumbai leg (of the India tour) by the Sri Lankan delegation from the Far East Chapter. The delegation comprised of: ┬áMr. Ashraf Sattar ( Deputy Chairman of the WMO Board of […]

The South Rises

by World Memon Organisationon March 16, 2017
The 4th of March, 2017 will be a Historic date for the World Memon Organisation. The date marks the birth of a new WMO chapter – SOUTH INDIA. The top brass of WMO, Mr. Haroon Karim (Chairman – WMO Board of Trustees), Mr. Nowsad Gani (Deputy President of WMO), Mr. Ashraf Sattar (Deputy Chairman – […]

WMO Celebrates International Women’s Day

by World Memon Organisationon March 8, 2016
Mumbai, 8 March: Wmo’s international program for women’s empowerment WOW participated in a joint Women’s day celebration with other NGO’s. The day began with a yoga session. Then distribution of 1000 shampoos, sanitisers and other women’s products were given out. It ended with all the women from the NGO’s brainstorming session on how to come […]

India Youth Chairperson Runs for a Cause

India Youth Chairperson Runs for a Cause

by World Memon Organisationon January 30, 2015
“It is not about counting the miles. It is about making the miles count” – With this sentiment firm in mind the WMO YW India chapter triggered its campaign ‘Run Sana Run’ for a highly relevant cause – Women’s Empowerment. Ms. Sana Shakoor (WMO, India Chapter Youth Wing Chairperson) ran the Mumbai Marathon on the […]
WMO and NCT organise an event to Hand-Over 60 Apartments to the identified needy and to Felicitate the beneficiaries of the NCT Educational Scholarship

WMO and NCT organised an event to Hand-Over 60 Apartments to the underprivileged members of the Memon Community and to Felicitate the beneficiaries of the NCT Educational Scholarship

by World Memon Organisationon January 15, 2015
The World Memon Organisation (WMO) and the Nathani Charitable Trust (NCT) organised an event on the 4th of January, 2015 at the Gandhi Community Hall in Sarkejh, Ahmedabad. Over 60 apartments, as part of the Housing Allotment Programme of the Taybah Residence, were handed over to the identified needy stake holders in Ahmedabad. These flats […]

Eid Celebrations (IC)

by World Memon Organisationon November 2, 2013
On the auspicious and holy occasion of Eid ul Adha the WMO YW distributed offerings of meat to our less fortunate brothers and sisters in India. Our simple intention was that everybody has the right to a wholesome meal on this joyous occasion. Our sisters Zuveria Motiwala and Maseela Naviwala made innumerable animal sacrifices and […]

Forgotten Faces

by World Memon Organisationon October 29, 2013
An initiative by the youth wing. This project is our attempt at raising awareness in a hard hitting manner. As they say a picture is worth a thousand words. This twofold initiative will help increase the interaction between the youth and the poor of our community, resulting an higher level of empathy, kindness and understanding […]

The Gift Of Sight Is Most Precious

by World Memon Organisationon October 14, 2013
Akola is a town located around 600 kms from Mumbai in the north of Maharashtra, India. The WMO YW team in Akola comprising of Naziya, Rizwana and Sameena came together to get our less fortunate sisters in Akola operated for cataract. I am glad to say their vision is restored and so is the vision […]

Mehkar Housing Project

by World Memon Organisationon October 14, 2013
The Mehkar Housing Project in India is, after a few hiccups, progressing smoothly. Following the initial stages of the project in late 2012, when the WMO gave the go ahead for two housing projects up to the value of US$200,000 to commence in the state of Maharashtra, India, following an anonymous Zakath donation from South […]