Naina Mohamed

No Photo Available1. Name: Naina Mohamed

2. Occupation: Merchant, Philanthropist

3. Date and place of birth: 1870s, India

4. Date of death: 1930s


5. Contributions:

  1. Supplier of pharmaceutical products
  2. Agent importing ,exporting and distributing various types of medicines from the US and UK
  3. Sold consumer and household products such as Planters Peanut Butter
  4. Agent for bleaching products Clorox
  5. Produced and translated Al-Quran in Tamil
  6. Donated money to Muslims to start business
  7. Set up scholarship for Indian Muslim in Kuala Lumpur to further their education



Loh Wei Ling, Badriyah Haji Salleh, Mahani Musa, Wong Yee Tuan & Marcus Langdon (Eds). (2013). Biographical Dictionary of Mercantile Personalities of Penang. Kuala Lumpur: THINK CITY and MBRAS.


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