Kozhikode: Shifa Al Jazeera Medical Group is planning to conduct charity works worth Rs 10 crores in three years in Kerala. The plan was announced in a function to donate money, which comprised of educational loan, house loan and medical loan to selected six persons from various parts of the state. The function was conducted at Kozhikode press club on Wednesday.
The chairman of Shifa Al Jazeera Medical Group and winner of “Pravasi Bharathiya Award” Dr KT Rabeeullah is the leader of this venture. The beneficiaries of the financial assistance will be selected from media reports and authentic information passed on by committed individuals.
At the function held at Kozhikode, Vijitha Noukha from Ponnani – Azhikkal-Chamravattom and Rumseena, daughter of Muhammad from Maranchery-Mukkala, both of whom have scored A+ in all subjects in the SSLC examinations, were given financial assistance for further studies and renovation of house. Vijitha Noukha was given one lakh rupees and Rumseena was granted Rs 3,60,000.
Besides, Pilakkadavath Ayisha from Malappuram, who, despite being qualified for participating in Asian University Softball Championship, was unable to take part in the competition because of financial constraints, was granted Rs 2 lakhs. Ayisha will now participate in the championship to be held at Taiwan on May 18.
Also, Bindu, who is residing at a single room house made with plywood walls and plastic sheet roof with three children including two girls at Santom Colony, Fort Kochi, was given one lakh rupees as first installment. To support the education of all the three children and building a house, the Group will donate two lakhs each in the next five years.
Moreover, victim of an anonymous accident and undergoing treatment, 20-year old Raeez from Kannur, was granted Rs two lakhs. This was for settling the balance amount in the hospital bill. Earlier, Dr KT Rabeeullah has donated Rs 50,000 each for the relatives of those killed in the fire-cracker tragedy at Paravoor in Kolam district. Also, Dr Rabeeullah has offered five cents of properties and Rs three lakhs to the mother of murdered law college student Jisha from Perumbavoor.
The monetary support was handed over by Shifa Al Jazeera Medical Group Advisory Board Chairmen KP Mohammed Kutty (Saudi Arabia), EM Najeeb (Oman), Group CEO Ashraf Vengad (Riyadh), General Manager of Muscat Shifa Al Jazeera Hospital Muhammed Shakeer and Media Vice President Satheesh.