Dr. Shafik Sachedina is a renowned philanthropist and career man who heads the Jamati Institutions’ department located in France. He is known and respected all-over the United Kingdom for his service to the Ismaili community.
Dr. Shafik Sachedina was born in Tanzania and later on, he moved to London to study dental surgery in the London University. He is now 67 years old and his good heart has seen him offer volunteer services at Jamati Institutions. It is worth noting that Jamati Institutions collaborates with Agha Khan Foundation. Agha Khan Foundation is a large non-profit organization advocating for the uplifting of the welfare of Ismail community members across the world. He is at the center of various Ismail community organizations as an active volunteer member.
As if that’s not enough, he is the chairman of United Kingdom’s leading network known as Sussex Healthcare. A lot can be said about his vision and strategies as he expanded the senior living network, Sussex Healthcare, to a 23 home network. The network specializes in giving support and specialized care to elderly people with dementia, Alzheimer’s, profound and multiple learning disabilities, neurological issues among others. The homes are now more functional as Dr. Sachedina established a system where each house offers personalized care to each of the elderly occupants. Furthermore, they offer the inhabitants the freedom to engage in whatever they are interested in, not to mention the good care and the nutritious food they are being offered.
Shafik Sachedina chairs the Humanitarian Assistance International Committee called FOCUS. He is definitely a selfless man who has been in public service for over 30 years.
He acquired interests in entrepreneurship in health sector when he was young. Under his leadership, the Sussex Health Care has been equipped well and the staff taking care of the elderly and the deserving people are highly qualified. He believes in the best care that one can ever get. Sussex has been in operation for over three decades and has taken care of over 300,000 individuals and it is not going to stop any time soon.
Well, the story of Shafik Sachedina is a long and inspiring one. He has built his legacy and he has impacted lives positively. That is what matters the most.