Shafik Sachedina is a businessman and renowned philanthropist. In 1950, in his adolescence, Sachedina relocated from Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania to the UK. Sachedina purposes to impact the lives of the Ismaili Community members in the entire world. After settling in the UK, the individual studied in the London University graduating with the bachelor’s degree in the dental surgeon. Additionally, Sachedina is an advisory and member of the Institute of Ismaili Studies. The primary role of the institute is to inform about the history of the Ismaili Community to all members and teach about the Muslim culture. Thus, the teachings make the Ismaili Community much influential to the members not just in the UK but the whole world.
Shafik Sachedina promotes the work of the Aga Khan Foundation, a charity organization based in the UK, and he also works with the Aga Khan Development Network. Sachedina became the Ismaili Community President on two occasions. Much of his time, resources, and attention get spent in charitable missions to change the livelihood of people living perverse life.
After school, Shafik Sachedina worked in various leadership positions in collaboration with other healthcare institutions. The individual would ensure all the patients attained proper attention at all time. Sachedina was the principal organizer of the delegation that handled the confrontational matters between Syria and Afghanistan. Sachedina believes in peacemaking as the world’s ambassador.
Today, Shafik Sachedina is the co-founder of the Sussex Healthcare center. The institution started its operation in 1985. The organization has numerous homes around Sussex with above 500 holding units. The institution impacts the lives of the old people by giving physical and psychological support. As a qualified dental surgeon, Sachedina comes up with healthcare programs for every new member. Also, the institution takes care of the adults with developing conditions like learning disabilities, neurological disorder, autism, and brain injuries. Under the leadership of Shafik Sachedina, the organization received the Investor in People Award.