Stories of Ismaili Volunteers: At 85, Vancouver’s Rajabali Mecklai Wins Hearts by Serving the Community With Dedication and Warmth

Rajabali Mecklai served in numerous capacities as a volunteer both in Uganda and Canada for many years but he registered as a badged Ismaili volunteer over 30 years ago. His late wife, Maleksultan, was a motivating force of his volunteering activities. She passed away in Vancouver’s downtown Drake Jamatkhana at the call of prayer on Friday, August 16 1996. Rajabali’s deep affection and closeness to Maleksultan is shown by the love letters he wrote in her memory, many of which he shares with his friends and youth of the Jamat….Read more of this first piece in Simerg’s new series

Please click for article on Rajabali Mecklai, the first piece in Simerg's special series on Ismaili Volunteers from Around the World. Image: Simerg.

Please click for article on Rajabali Mecklai, the first piece in Simerg’s special series on Ismaili Volunteers from Around the World. Image: Simerg.

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2 thoughts on “Stories of Ismaili Volunteers: At 85, Vancouver’s Rajabali Mecklai Wins Hearts by Serving the Community With Dedication and Warmth

  1. I salute him for his long service!! May he be blessed with a lot of Barakat! He is a good role model for us all!

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