Rainbow Muslim women’s group hold multicultural event in Grangemouth
Funded by the National Lottery Community Fund Scotland, it was held at Grangemouth Town Hall on August 14 and attracted over 250 people of all ages.
They were treated to dances performed by the Edinburgh Chinese Arts Association, Sarah from the Claire Hammell School of Dance, while Shamshad G sang various Pakistani songs.
There was also Pakistani poetry, songs and a fashion show presented by children and young people, before everyone enjoyed tasty ethnic cuisine.
Councilor Cecil Meiklejohn was present and volunteers said her words of encouragement were appreciated.
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The President, Mrs. Samina Ali, praised the efforts of the volunteers for the incredible work done by the group over the past 20 years.
She also talked about international work, especially in remote areas of Pakistan. To date, they have successfully paid for the installation of over 160 hand pumps, ten community water tanks and three water filtration systems, as well as helping people open small businesses in the remote areas of the country.