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Young Achievers Award and Ceremonial Opening of Sewing Class

 

There were 15 registered participants following the course where two volunteer teachers; Sr. Sumaiyya Alavi and Sr. Khursheed Basha were in charge of teaching the course material while the management committee included two executive committee members: Dr. Mohamed Anzar and Sr. Munawwara Rizvi along with the two teachers.

ALMA is pleased to announce that the sewing classes for ladies has begun on Saturday 26 June 2010 at the Somerville Room, Auburn Council building. This is a project initiative sponsored by the Premier's department under "Community Building Partnerships" theme. The opening of the classes began with an address by ALMA president Br. Mohamed Fazli who gave details about the syllabus, teachers, administrators and their roles and course duration etc. Several executive committee members including vice president Br. Rizvi Fareed were present at the opening.

The machines purchased for the project included 2 high end machines, one for embroidery work and one for quilting type of work. In addition there were four general purpose machines and one overlocker machine. A wide range of accessories and materials for various products planned for production were on display at the opening event.

ALMA is very pleased to introduce a course of this nature for the first time where the participants are expected to gain valuable skills that will be useful for themselves, their families and the community at large. Initial phase of this course is expected to run until November 2010 where the second phase will begin early next year. Anyone interested to know more details of the class please contact us via email.

 




 

Events & Activities
Eid-ul-Fitr Dinner function July 2016

ALMA had its annual Eid-ul-Fitr Dinner which also contained a segment of ACEP Ramadan competition prize giving as well. This function was attended by a sold-out record crowd of this nature ALMA ever had. It had several activities including trivia and kids games which kept all attendees fully engaged throughout the program.

 

 
Edul Fithr July 2016

Alhamdulillah, ALMA had a great Eid Celebration on 6 July 2016 at Turkish Mosque (Youth Centre) in Auburn. A large number of people attended for prayers and thereafter everyone exchanged salams and greetings with each other.

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Ifthar function June 2016

On the invitation of the leader of the opposition (Parliament of NSW) and MP for Auburn, Hon Luke Foley, ALMA’s liaison officer Abdul Gafoor attended an Iftar function on 17th June 2016. Number of dignitaries including Grand Mufti of Australia, state and federal politicians, Islamic scholars, community leaders, leading school principals were among the invited guests.

 
Ramadan 2016

ALMA had its first (of the four) Ifthars this Ramadan on 11th June 2016 at Auburn Town Hall. Alhamdulillah, over 400 people were estimated to be present. An inspiring speech was delivered by Zac Matthews (Dr Zachariah Matthews) soon after Magrib prayers.

ALMA had the opportunity to launch the much awaited JANAZA fund and introduce the Janaza Subcommittee on that night. Alhamdulillah, over 75 family and individual members were signed up for this programme immediately. Members were also generous enough to contribute to the annual dry-rations project - the funds of which will be sent to Sri Lanka and distributed among poor and needy families in various parts of Sri Lanka next week Insha Allah.