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MUSLIMS CELEBRATE COOPERATIVE WEEK

By Isaac Tenywa

Kibuli: In one of the events to celebrate the UN International Cooperatives Day, the Muslim Community in Uganda has joined the wave to celebrate the activities of the cooperators across the Country.

The Muslim Community observed the International day during the Juma Prayers across the Country, with a unified call on the believers to join the cooperative movement to address the economic challenges they are facing in their households.

At Kibuli, the believers were argued to join the cooperatives to benefit from their small holder incomes, and come together into an economic block to realize their gains.

Sheik Yusuf Mayiso of the Mutajjazi Mosque at Kibuli, were cooperators gathered to participate in the celebrations says the sole path to have the people liberate their selves economically is by coming together into strong blocks, to agitate and sell their products in uniformity, through which they can control the market forces in a free economy structure. Byte-Sheikh Mayiso

Sheikh Mayiso says it is through these groupings that we can uplift ourselves out of the hard biting Poverty.

Issa Kitimbo the Field Officer for Uhuru Institute, the organizers of the cooperative celebrations says they intend to have more Muslims into cooperative society to fight poverty, cement togetherness and realize development from the grass root level. Byte-Issa Kitimbo

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