It is celebrated to commemorate the
tradition of Prophet Ibrahim (PBUH) and sacrifice
animals and generously share and distribute meat to
the poor and impoverished members of the society.
Although festivities include family
gatherings and feasting.
A strong focus remains on giving to
the poor and needy.
The Eid-ul-Adha is the time to cater
for underprivileged and poverty stricken people with
This year once again Shaahid Sheikh
and Muslim Association Mombasa in collaboration with
Bapa (Singapore) and Families Relief (United
Kingdom) organized the sacrifice programme at the
This provided an opportunity to the
less fortunate to join the Eid celebrations and help
to bring a smile on the face of the needy.
This year over two hundred goats and
over 30 cows were sacrificed and meat systematically
distributed to the poor families who benefitted and
enjoyed the blessings of Eid.