Humanity First/Ahmadiyya extends help to Merhamet Sisak Croatia

By: Zubair Khan

Pictures:Mr Ivan Duzdagic

A needy being served food at the facility

A needy being served food at the facility

After having received money from Humanity First Germany, on 30.11.2016, four members delegation travelled to Sisak, a small city  70 km West of Zagreb Croatia. Visit purpose was to donate 500 kg of meat and 400 kg rice to Merhamet, a welfare  organisation, serving the local population from last few years. Mainly it is providing food and clothing to needy people. The kitchen facility serves cooked meal to 60 to 80 person per day. Four times in year people are welcome to take needed clothing from the facility. Mr  Agan Velić  who served the city as Deputy Mayor, Professor of Pedagogy heads Merhamet as volunteer, along with his Deputies Mr Šaban Kadrić and  Mr Sejad Sedić  and Emira Pehlić
warmly welcomed the delegation.On arrival delegation was served with hot tea and  refreshment. Later on lunch was served to the visiting team. Tour of facility along with detailed working of Merhamet was explained. It appeared to be well organised and effectively managed organisation. Main support comes from Sisak city office while few other organisations also keep on supporting various projects of Merhamet.   Mr Sead Mulabegovic introduced the Humanity First and its working.  Later he interviewed the President of Merhamet as well few other people who had come to the facility.  Mr Karlo Brunovic facilitated the translation from Croatian to English and vice versa. Mr Ivan Duzdagic remained the prime force for over all arrangements and recording of the event.
President of Merhamet presenting appreciation certificate to Humanity First.

President of Merhamet presenting appreciation certificate to Humanity First.

 On behalf of Humanity First Mr Zubair Khan presented Croatian translation of Philosophy of the Teachings of Islam, Zikre Elahi, Absolute Justice, Kindness and Kinship and World Crises and pathway to peace to the President of Merhamet. Croatian translation of 10 speeches of Supreme Head of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community,  comprising peace and justice, were also presented to the President as well to other members of the organisation.  In his remarks President of Merhamet said he finds Humanity First close to his heart as it is serving mankind, a noble cause which Merhamet also follows. He  deeply thanked Humanity First for the generous donation and wished to have future cooperation. As a gesture of good memories he, on behalf of Merhamet, presented an appreciation certificate to Humanity First.
Ahmadiyya literature  being presented to President of Merhamet.

Ahmadiyya literature being presented to President of Merhamet.

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