The main purpose of this program was to clean and beautify the Al-Mustaghfirin mosque, apart from giving some donations to the orphanages and the poor people in the area. The program was conducted fully by the students (Attachment A).
The program started by dividing the diploma students into few groups at 8.00am. At 8.30am, the activity started with cleaning and clearing Al-Mustaghfirin mosque and the graveyard nearby. The activity was run by the students with the help of the villagers. The villagers brought the necessary equipment such as grass cutter, brooms and dusters for the cleaning activity. The cleaning activity ended at 12.00pm, followed by the lunch.
Before the Zohor prayer, Imam Muda of UniCITI ALAM, Imam Khalish Najmi bin Kamarul Badri had given a spiritual reminder for about 15 minutes. The spiritual reminding session not only educated the villagers and the students on the religious teachings, but also turned to be a platform to strengthen the bond between the university students and the villagers of Bukit Chabang. At 1.23 pm, the muezzin was requested by the Imam, to recite the Zohor adhan. The villagers and the students prayed together, was led by the Imam of the mosque. The students had also organized an Islamic talk to everyone who came to the mosque, shared by Imam Muda UniCITI ALAM, Mohd Ali bin Mohd Yusof.
The program ended with a closing ceremony, officiated by the Dean of School of Diploma Studies (CDS), Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hakimah Osman. During the closing ceremony, complete school attires and basic food provisions were given to the underprivilege children and poor people respectively. Food has been prepared after the closing ceremony for the attendees. After the fellowship, the students returned to UniCITI ALAM campus.
Few obstacles are faced and overcame in this program. They are listed below:
- The long procedures that taken to get the endorsement for the paperwork of the program.
- The sponsorship letter that was not able to be supported.
- Miscommunication between the crews and lack of support for each other.
- The program’s date was not planned or dealt with all the crews and had affected the progression of each team.
Here are some suggestions for future purpose.
- The leader needs to check the endorsement of the paperwork frequently.
- The leader always makes sure the important letter has been included.
- The leader needs to communicate and plan well with all the crews for the better progression of the program.
Imam was briefing on safety to all the students.
The students was taking picture with the head of Majlis Penghuni Kolej Kediaman UniCITI ALAM, Syed Akhmal Syed Jamalil.
The students and the villagers were cutting and the cleaning the backyard of the mosque.
The graveyard was cleaned by only male students.
The adzan was recited by diploma students,Muhamad Shahrul Nizam bin Jamian.
Reminder talk by Imam Muda UniCITI ALAM,Khalish Najmi bin Kamarul Badri
The VIP souvenir was given to Prof Madya Dr.Hakimah Osman.
NUR ALIFAH ILYANA BINTI MOHD SHARIHAN
IKATAN UKHUWAH MAHASISWA
DIPLOMA STUDENTS REPRESENTATIVE CLUB (DiREC