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Keddi Foundation pays travel expenses for over 100 Muslims ahead of this year’s pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca

CEO of Keddi foundation Hon. Dr. Keddi Steven enjoying Eid festival with Muslims last month

The leadership of Keddi Foundation led by it’s CEO Hon. Dr. Keddi Zuluba Steven, have paid financial expenses for over 100 Muslim believers ahead of their much anticipated trip to this year’s Mecca pilgrimage

The said Muslims that have been selected from the various districts of the country, who were sponsored by Hon. Dr. Keddi Steven have received all the necessary travel documents ahead of their pilgrimage to Mecca. The journey, organized by Jamarat Travels Company, faced delays last year due to uncertain circumstances, leaving many disappointed. However, today marked a joyous occasion as the pilgrims gathered to collect their passports, visas, and other essential documents for their holy journey.

CEO of Keddi foundation Hon. Dr. Keddi Steven Zuluba sitted 4th from Left, pause for a photo with some of the Muslims.

The atmosphere was filled with gratitude and excitement as the Muslims expressed their appreciation for Hon. Dr. Keddi Steven’s generous sponsorship, which made their pilgrimage possible. Many recounted the challenges they faced after their journey was canceled last year, including facing negative comments from others.

According to the Muslims, the remarkable support by Keddi foundation brought a sense of relief and happiness as they found everything in order for their long-awaited trip to Mecca.

Among the ecstatic pilgrims were individuals from Butebo and other districts in Eastern Uganda, representing a diverse group united in their faith and gratitude. As they prepare for their pilgrimage, they carry with them the support and goodwill of Hon. Dr. Keddi Steven, whose sponsorship has made their sacred journey a reality.

Hajj is the sacred pilgrimage performed by Muslims at the holy mosque of Masjid al-Haram in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. It is one of the five pillars of Islam, which means that it is obliged of every Muslim at least once in their lifetime.

This year, Hajj is taking place between 14th June to the 19th June 2024 in the Gregorian Calendar.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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