The African Muslim Agency (AMA) Direct Aid project has been providing food for hundreds of residents all over the country.
In Kenema city, about 37 mosques have been cooking a 50kilo bag of rice every day for Muslim brothers and sisters to break their fast every evening and for whosoever visits the feeding center.
Speaking through an interpreter to Awoko press yesterday evening at Al-Raheem Islamic Centre at Nyandeyama section in Kenema city, the Director of the center Fuad Majeed Sahid Naif disclosed that he is now six months old in Kenema and that the African Muslim Agency (AMA) Direct Aid is engaged in humanitarian and religious work which caters for all males and females irrespective o f religious or tribal background.
Explaining about AMA he said it is an individual contribution from Kuwait, aimed at helping people in the world who are hungry and in dire need and that is why it is called Direct Aid.
AMA he explained established their office in Sierra Leone in 1992 and since then it has been helping people through out Sierra Leone.
Naif disclosed that similar feeding activities are currently going on in Kono, Kenema, Kailahun, Bonthe, Moyamba, Pujehun and Bo districts and other parts of the country.
Speaking about the center, he explained that two months ago they registered about 130 Orphan boys in the district who will be staying permanently in the campus till January 2008.
A primary school with an enrolment of about 1,000 pupils with both morning and afternoon shift is going on in the campus and more buildings will soon be added to boost the primary sector.
A Secondary school known as Abdul Latif Secondary School is attached to the campus with the Junior Secondary School sector.
The center will soon start running its own clinic with services from trained and qualified personnel within the community on cost recovery basis.
A vocational Institution will soon be established within the campus to provide various skills training for all who enroll in the Institution.
AMA also provides water wells and mosques for communities upon request