Far East Events

WMO takes great pride

by World Memon Organisationon 20 January 2021
The World Memon Organisation takes great pride in these distinguished gentlemen of the Sri Lankan Memon Community who have featured in the prestigious LMD’s – “A List of 100 Business Captains of Sri Lanka” for the year 2020. We congratulate Mr. Osman Kassim, Mr. Ashroff Omar & Mr. Hanif Yusoof for receiving their rightful place […]

A Mela in Sri Lanka

by World Memon Organisationon 24 March 2019
"Life is like a carnival (Mela). The cotton candy are all the sweet things in your life"....goes the adage. The WMO Far East Chapter Ladies Wing certainly brought the carnival to the city and everyone was invited to join in on the festivities of the most fun-filled event on the Colombo Memon calendar. The Mela […]

Storm Catchers

by World Memon Organisationon 2 June 2018
The Deluge Since the 15th of May, heavy rains have lashed Sri Lanka, including the capital city of Colombo, heaping widespread damage across the nation and affecting more than a hundred thousand people. Flash floods ravaged the country with fields and streets laying submerged. The incessant rains triggered landslides that threatened to engulf entire villages, […]

Project Aman

by World Memon Organisationon 6 November 2017
World Memon Organisation stands firm, shoulder to shoulder with the Rohingya community during these uncertain times. After assessing the grim situation at the Refugee camps along the Bangladesh – Myanmar border, WMO Far East Chapter team has collaborated with a couple of humanitarians from UK to make a tangible difference on the ground; to alleviate […]

The Camps of Balukhali

by World Memon Organisationon 2 November 2017
By Shahid Sangani The smoke still billows above a burning village in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, across the border. I sit in the Refugee Camp of Balukhali, a small Bangladeshi town on the Myanmar border and witness hell on both sides. The fires of the netherworld and the shades of purgatory, paint a grim canvas for “the […]

The Gift of Sight

by World Memon Organisationon 30 October 2017
I lay by the poolside, overlooking the sea in the serene surroundings of Ras Al Khaimah. My mind absorbed the sights and sounds as the sun set over the horizon. I was mesmerized by the changing hues of the sky –  from a cerulean blue to fuchsia to tangerine orange. As streaks of crimson red […]

Memon Association Sri Lanka AGM in Colombo

by World Memon Organisationon 7 January 2017
Founder member of the World Memon Organisation from India, Mr Farouk Darvesh was cordially invited by Memon Association Sri Lanka to attend their AGM in Colombo. Mr. Darvesh gave a poignant account of a large segment of the Memon community, dwelling in deep poverty across India. Mr. Ashraf Sattar, Deputy Chairman of the WMO Board […]

WMO Celebrates International Women’s Day

by World Memon Organisationon 8 March 2016
Mumbai, 8 March: Wmo’s international program for women’s empowerment WOW participated in a joint Women’s day celebration with other NGO’s. The day began with a yoga session. Then distribution of 1000 shampoos, sanitisers and other women’s products were given out. It ended with all the women from the NGO’s brainstorming session on how to come […]


by Dania Hanifon 18 February 2016
When it comes to sports, Football is one game that is revered as a religion and celebrated across the world. A sport as global as football does not only enjoy wide-spread fame, but also undergoes a lot of variations and modifications; ranging from culture to culture and continent to continent. One such version is Futsal. […]

The President and The Memon

by World Memon Organisationon 26 January 2016
We express our sincere gratitude to His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena, President of Sri Lanka, for gracing the Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of Darussalaam Maha Vidyalaya in Colombo. The construction of the new wing of this historic educational institution at the cost of Forty Million Sri Lankan Rupees reaffirms WMO’s commitment towards the furtherance of education […]

The Speechster

by World Memon Organisationon 3 February 2014
Youth wing of World Memon Organisation Far East Chapter and Memon Association Of Sri Lanka presents The Speechster Contents. This is a five week speech training program for Memon kids from age 8 to 12. To register please Call the number 0773 623515