UDINUS CELEBRATES NUZULUL QURAN WITH ORPHANS
Universitas Dian Nuswantoro (UDINUS) just held a recitation on Monday, June 6th, 2018 with theme "Making the Qur'an as a guidance of life". The recitation was held at Baitul Ilmi mosque, Imam Bonjol Street, No.207, Semarang.
In the event, UDINUS invited 15 orphanages from Semarang. Some of the orphanages were Riyaadlul Jannah Baiturrahman Orphanage, Bustanul Arifin Orphanage, Kyai Ageng Majapahit Orphanage, and Darut Taqwa Orphanage. Each orphanage sent 20-25 children, and there were about 347 children attended the event.
"The recitation of Nuzulul Quran in UDINUS is held to bring us closer to Allah. We invited orphans in Semarang to remind us that once Rasullulah was also an orphan. Hopefully we can continue to emulate him in our daily lives, "said UDINUS’ Rector, Prof. Dr. Ir. Edi Noersasongko, M.Kom in his welcoming speech.
"Alhamdulillah if this annual event can be beneficial to the surrounding community who needed it. Hopefully it can be a reward for UDINUS, "added Edi.
Hundreds of the children received a gift, given symbolically by the Rector accompanied by the Chairman of Dian Nuswantoro Foundation, Tri Rustanti Noersasongko, MM. the event was also attended by the Deans from various faculties, as well as pilgrims from Baitul Ilmi mosque. All pilgrims are also given spiritual counsel through ‘tausiyah’ from KH. Marwan Zaenal from Riyadlus Sholihin, Gunung Pati, Semarang. The event was closed by break the fast and ‘Magrib’ prayer together. For break the fast during Ramadan, UDINUS provides 2000 food and drink in Baitul Ilmi and Baitul Muttaqin Mosque.
The Head of UDINUS’ Public Relation, Agus Triyono, MSi mentioned that "The series of Gema Ramadan 1439 H events will be still going on in UDINUS. After this, there will be a social service and halal bihalal after Idul Fitri". (* PR & Picture by: Nining Sekar)