Dr. SAYED MUHAMMAD HUSEN completed a Bachelor in Counseling at Syiah Kuala University in Aceh, has extensive experience in community development and is secretary of Baitul Mal NAD (a body that manages zakat/fundraising for Acehnese) which was developed from BAZIS (Badan Amil Zakat Infaq & Sedekah).
He is also Director of Baitul Qiradh Baiturrahman (a bank for people in poverty) and is former President of Youth Moslem Baiturrahman Mosque (the greatest mosque in Banda Aceh).
Prior to the tsunami, he
was active as a speaker on some radio stations in Banda Aceh and as freelance journalist for Aceh Post Newspaper
and Hidayatullah Magazine
pregnant wife and two daughters in the tsunami, he
has been providing his
home in Indrapuri to be used as a temporary residence for victims of tsunami.