Voluntary Leader

The Role Of Shafik Sachedina At Ismaili Studies

by GSR2016 .

Shafik Sachedina is a dental surgeon by profession. He is rich in knowledge regarding his profession due to his vast experience. This was gained over time since he graduated from Guys Hospital medical and dental school.

He is a Tanzanian by birth, who has invested greatly in the health sector. As a highly educated individual with great experience, his guidance is needed by many. Shafik is, therefore, member of many management teams. Being a leader, he loves voluntary work. He means to uphold the practice of doing charity activities to the community.

The Institute of Ismaili studies offers researchers and education on Muslim faith and tradition. This is for the purpose of boosting its relationship with the community and other denominations. Here the Muslims meet to learn more about Ismaili doctrine. They are reminded of their origin and practices.

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Shafik Sachedina duties in this institution based in London include;

Budget allocation in the institute
The money to use for various activities is allocated properly. This ensures all money is accounted for clearly.

Coordination of plans
He ensures decisions made by management are followed through. This is by seeing to it that the right activities are taking place at the right time.

Delegating duties and instructions given by Imam
As the leader of the Ismaili institution, duties given by him are further delegated by Shafik to reach the intended audience.

Acts as the connection between the Imam and institutions
Shafik passes the information from his superior down to the institutes. He ensures the guidelines given reach the institutes clearly.

Imam’s representative
He attends meetings on behalf of the Imam. His presence in an institutional meeting or any other Muslim meeting speaks for their leader. He also takes duties of coordinating the institutions on behalf of his Highness.

He urges the peaceful debates between parties in government and its opposition. Here he sets an example in preaching peace among all people.

Shafik Sachedina plays these vital roles to emphasize the motive of continuously learning about Muslim culture and ideologies. He is a well-connected individual in social media who shows professionalism through online platforms to further create awareness.

His role as a founder and joint chairman at Sussex Healthcare shows his voluntary service to helping better communities. Sussex health care is a caregiving facility located in West Sussex. It caters to the elderly, mentally ill, dementia and physically disabled and other related long-term care conditions.