Having been satisfied with the success of Maryam Girls Teachers Training College, Al-Barakah Charity Trust, a local charitable Muslim Non-Governmental organization in Malawi is intending to open a males teachers training college in Machinga, Malawi Muslim Official Website has learnt.
Speaking at the sidelines of the National Holy Quran Competition prize presentation ceremony in Limbe, Blantyre, Al-Barakah Charity Trust Executive Director, Mr. Ibrahim Milanzi said a lot of young Muslims who have completed O-Level certificate (MSCE) are finding it tough to gain entry into the University of Malawi and therefore it will be in the interest of the Muslim ummah (community) if such students are turned into productive citizens by training them in various professions like teaching.
Al-Barakah Charity Trust who built Maryam Girls Teachers Training College at the lakeshore district of Mangochi and handed it over to Bilaal Trust to run, is impressed by the College’s success hence the desire to build another college for males at Liwonde Township in Machinga District.
“Maryam Girls,” Mr. Milanzi explained, “has so far graduated over 250 teachers who have been recruited in the Malawi Government service and we feel that we can do more by training more teachers.”
Al-Barakah charity Trust is running various charitable activities in Malawi. It is running over 400 madressahs, a clinic and two secondary schools, with one of them, Mama Khadija Girls Academy being the biggest in the whole Southern Africa with an intake of about 1,000 students, according to the director.
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