Mississauga Resident – Salima Padamsey – to head Canadian Red Cross programs in China

salima-padamseyA Mississauga woman will be leaving on Feb. 27 to China to oversee the Canadian Red Cross with its recovery efforts in China.

Salima Padamsey will take on the role of Program Manager for all Canadian Red Cross projects in support of last year’s earthquake in Sichuan province.

“I am excited and feel honoured to have this opportunity to work with one of the best humanitarian organizations in the world, and to help those affected by the earthquake,” said Padamsey.

This will be Padamsey’s first Canadian Red Cross mission. Padamsey is a social anthropologist with over 10 years of international development experience. She has worked in the Former Soviet Union (including Chechnya), Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Bangladesh, China, Tanzania, Pakistan and Afghanistan.

via Mississauga Resident to head Canadian Red Cross programs in China- Canadian Red Cross – In Your Communiy.

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Salima Padamsey is a social anthropologist and development practitioner specialising in civil society. The main focus of her work is with non governmental agencies working in the public health sector that seek assistance in organisational development. She assists NGOs to link with their target groups and to some extent link with governments to help NGOs begin to legitimise their programmes and as a result the emerging civil society.

Over the last seven years she acted as an advisor to Aga Khan Rural Support Programme, Helvetas, Intrac, Save the Children (UK) and Cordaid. More here.

Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

7 thoughts

  1. Dear Salimah Padamsey, keep up the wonderful job and may Maula bless and keep you so that the world could benefit from your efforts.SALCO PADAMSEE . Love to meet you when you come to karachi.


  2. Dear Salima,
    Always ready to help. Nothing change since Kazakstan in 1999
    Congratulation, stay the same and take care.


  3. Good Luck Salima and May Allah gives you strength and patience to complete the task.

    I too am interested in joining red cross, how to do it can you guide me.

    i was in dubai earlier and was volunteer with red crescent.

    i am very much interested to give some service to society.


  4. Salima we are proud of you and we wish you all the very best in your humble service to the humanity, we pray that may Allah be with you in helping you in all your endeavours. Ameen.


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