Monday, December 6, 2010


An-nissa Foundation a non governmental organisation made up of professional Muslim women has inaugurated it's student wing called An-nissa Student Association in Islamic Girls Senior High School at Suhum in the Eastern Region.The establishment of the student wing or club in the school forms part of the foundation's long term commitment in empowering and motivating the Ghanaian Girl Child especially then Muslim Girl to take secular education serious, and this is done through a well structured mentorship program design to challenge and equip the girl child with the requisite skills and abilities to compete effectively in every field of endeavor. The President of the foundation, Hajia Rukaya Idriss in her inaugural address stress the need for the Muslim girl to emulate the exemplary role of some outstanding professional Muslim women who through thick and thin have contributed their quota to the upliftment of their societies.She said An-nisaa Foundation is made up of such women of substance and are dedicated to the course of serving as role models to all Muslim girls across the country.Hajia Idriss urge the students to be respectful and obedient to their teachers since by so doing will go long way to ensure their success in future.

The ceremony also witness the swearing in of the new executive of the An-nissa Student Association by the President of the An-nissa Foundation , Hajia Rukaya Idriss and Alhaji Nurudeen , Patron of the newly formed Student wing.
The foundation also donated sanitary pads , books and other items worth thousand of Ghana Cedis to the Association.

Caption for the picture: Group picture of Executive members of An-nisaa Foundation and members of the newly formed Student wing of An-nisaa.
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