“May Allah reward Mr. Abdirahman Nuur for his continued support to the orphans who are very vulnerable members of society” orphanage manager
By: Latifa Yusuf Masai
HARGEISA (Somalilandsun) – Over 480 children at the Hargeisa orphanage shall celebrate Eid-Ul-Adha 2015 in style courtesy of an assortment of new clothes, shoes and toys donated by Alnuur Furniture Company.
At a handover ceremony undertaken at the Hargeisa orphanage the acting manager of the institution that is home to children from various parts of Somaliland and neigbouring Ethiopia Sahardid Muhumed jama thanked Alnuur furniture for the donation which he termed as “one that will make the children feel special during the imminent Eid-ul-adha festivities”
The Manager who urged other well-wishers and affluent members of society as well as other private companies to emulate Alnuur furniture company which has over the years ensured that residents of the orphanage are dressed in new and shiny clothing during Eid-ul-fitr and Eid-ul-adha holidays.
“May Allah reward Mr. Abdirahman Nuur of Alnuur Furniture for his continued support to the orphans who are very vulnerable members of society” said Mr Sahardid
Upon taking over the truckloads of Alnuur donations in the presence of beneficiaries, a beaming manager testified that though the furniture company has been making similar contributions bi-annually for a number of years the current consignment was the best and most inclusive of all.
While revealing that the support by “Alnuur Furniture over the years has played a great role in meeting the wants of the children especially clothing which the orphanage is very grateful for Mr Sahardid said the contended hearts of the children and their prayers has something to do with the success of the furniture company.
According to the Marketing manager of Alnuur furniture company Abdiqani Mohamed Hussein the happy faces of the orphans whenever they receive the donations is one of the driving force behind continued commitment to the biannual exercise.
“We are very pleased with the warm welcome accorded us by the children and staff members of the Hargeisa orphanage and promise to be back with more and better things in future” said Abdiqani Mohamed who represented the CEO of Alnuur furniture CEO Abdirahaman Alnuur who is currently on a business visit of China.
The locally owned company presented the assortment of clothing to the children at the city orphan centre with the children and staff in attendance.
During a telephone interview with Somalilandsun the company’s managing director Mr. Abdirahman Mohamed Nuur said that while others also enjoy from the corporate responsibility of Alnuur Furniture Company the Hargeisa orphanage is one of its main beneficiary.
Said he, “Apart from corporate responsibilities it is our obligation as Muslims to support orphans thus our over the years commitment to the Hargeisa Orphanage”
It is a custom for all especially children to be dressed in new clothes during the two Islamic festival celebrations of Eid-ul Fitr that comes a day after end of Ramadan (fasting) and Eid ul Adha that coincides with holy pilgrimage to the holly cities of Mecca and Medina.
As he wished the Hargeisa orphans, Alnuur furniture customers, somalilanders and Muslims worldwide a happy Eid Mr. Abdirahman Mohamed Nuur also thanked the Al Nuur Furniture clients for continued loyalty to its products, stressing that “it is they, clients, who make the annual donation to the orphanage and company’s corporate responsibility possible”
The Somaliland first lady Amina Mohamed Jirde “Amina Weris” also made Eid holiday donations to the residents of Hargeisa Orphanage