Why I give: Shahzadi Devje

Community food centres Canada donor profile

When it comes to creating meals that energize, empower and inspire, few can outshineShahzadi Devje Profile Pic_2018 Shahzadi Devje.  She’s an award-winning dietitian, dedicated volunteer and an activist that pairs her passion to help others improve their health with a deep connection to causes that strengthen communities as well as the planet.

“I had a difficult childhood, but it inspired me to strive to serve others who are struggling. Giving back for me is rooted in the Islamic ethic as well as it being a Canadian value. Engaging in work like this helped me overcome my pain and fuelled my drive to make a difference in the world,” she says.

Shahzadi is the creator of Desi~licious RD Inc., a platform she uses to deliver health and nutrition strategies to communities, non-profits, government, and businesses. This professional focus, combined with the volunteer and activist hats she wears so well, drew her to Community Food Centres Canada.

Read more at the source: https://cfccanada.ca/en/News-Events/Latest-News/Why-I-give-1/Why-I-give-Shahzadi-Devje

 

Author: ismailimail

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

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