Q & A on Waqf-e-Jadid
Question 1. When was the blessed scheme of Waqfe Jadid initiated (started)?
The scheme was started in 1957 by Hadhrat Musleh Maud (Mirza Bashiruddin Mahmood Ahmad – may Allah be pleased with him)
Question 2. Who were the first fortunate ones to participate in this blessed scheme?
The scheme was initially only for the Ahmadis of Pakistan
Question 3. Whom did Hadhrat Musleh Maud (may Allah be pleased with him) first appoint to lead the efforts of Waqfe Jadid?
Hadhrat Khalifatul Masih IV (Hazrat Mirza Tahir Ahmad – may Allah have mercy on him) was made a member of the scheme and was specifically instructed to focus on the two main objectives of the scheme.
Question 4. What were the two objectives laid out by Hadhrat Musleh Maud (may Allah be pleased with him) for the establishment of this scheme?
Firstly, the moral training and Tabligh (propagation of Islam) among the rural Jama’ats of Pakistan. Secondly he instructed to concentrate on Tabligh to the Hindu community in the Sind province of Pakistan.
Question 5. In which section of the jamaat did Khalifa tul Masih III (may Allah have mercy on him) specially promote Waqfe Jadid?
Hadhrat Khalifatul Masih III (Hazrat Mirza Nasir Ahmad – may Allah have mercy on him) particularly encouraged participation among children. Young Mujahid: A child who pays £24; Mujahid Saf-e-dom: A child who pays £36; Mujahid Saf-e-Awal: A child who pays £60 or more.