Shafik Sachedina relocated from the Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania to the UK in the year 1950 in his adolescence. Sachedina is a great philanthropist and an entrepreneur. Sachedina’s mission in life is to change the livelihood of every members of the Ismaili Society in the entire world. In the London University, Sachedina graduated with bachelor’s degree in the dental surgeon. Also, he is a member and advisory of the Institute of Ismaili Studies. The studies promote the Muslim culture while providing the teachings and beliefs of the Ismaili Society to the community followers. Also, the study helps to make the Ismaili Community meaningful to the members.
Shafik Sachedina associates with the Aga Khan Organisation, an institution based in the UK for charity work and Aga Khan Development Network. Sachedina is the primary organizer of the charity missions of the community. Therefore, he dedicates much of his time, resources, and attention to charitable purposes. The philanthropist was the Ismaili Community President on two occasions. After graduating from the London University as a dental surgeon, he assumed various positions in numerous institutions. In collaboration with other healthcare centers, Shafik Sachedina would make sure the patients receive the appropriate medical attention at all time. Sachedina received various honors due to his determination in peacemaking.
For instance, he was the principle organizer of the delegation that would settle the confrontational issues between Afghanistan and Syria. The philanthropist believes that he is not a resident of a specific country, but he is the ambassador of peace and development of the whole world. Shafik Sachedina is the co-founder of Sussex Healthcare center. Under his visionary leadership, the organisation scooped the Investor in People Honor. Sussex Healthcare offers the emotionally comforting environment to the old, who need to live life to the fullest. The facility began in the year 1985. Today, we have over 23 homes across Sussex with more than 500-holding units. Other than taking care of the old, Sussex Healthcare accommodates adults with developing issues like learning disabilities, autism, and brain injuries. At Sussex, we offer chances for the patients to participate in the community activities like gardening.