Congratulatory Messages

Congratulations on winning the Waqf & Endowment Section of the “Islamic Economy Award”. Awqaf SA has become a role model for many awqaf organizations in Muslim-minority countries. This award is a recognition of your earnest efforts in indigenous social work and Muslim community services. Because of the wonderful example you have set, we continue to draw inspiration from your work.    
Dr Hisham Dafterdar - Awqaf Australia/New Zealand/Canada


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Islamic Economy Award 2014

“Islamic Economy Awards” to be Announced

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre in partnership with Thomson Reuters are pleased to invite you to attend the Islamic Economy Award Ceremony which will be held at the Ritz Carlton, DIFC in Dubai on January 14th, 2015. The Islamic Economy Award was launched in 2013 under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and directed by HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council. Now in its second year, the annual award recognises innovative world-class business initiatives and ideas that have contributed to the social and economic welfare of the Muslim population. The Award honours individuals and companies in the following categories: • Money and Finance • Media • Waqf and Endowments • Islamic Economy Knowledge ...

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DarushShifa Frail Care & Elders Homes Mooted

دار الشفاء Dar al Shifa  (pronounced DarushShifa)  means an abode of care and healing. Due to the dire need in Communities for specialised institutions, such as for the frail and elderly,  Awqaf SA has embarked on the development of facilities and the provision of care services to the frail and elderly. These will be branded as Dar al Shifa and overseen by Awqaf SA in cooperation with an Operating Association and a dedicated team of volunteers on the ground. It is anticipated that the project will be materialised with the support of local and international donors and other Care Partners.  Vital is the group of volunteers on the ground (via the Operating Association) who will ensure that each project is well managed and the respective clients / patients/ residents  will be cared for in the best physical and emotional/ spiritual environment – an environment where they feel at home and ...

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Youth Leadership Camp for Cape Town

The Muslim Youth Movement (MYM) will be having their annual youth camp where a variety of approximately 60 – 70 high school and tertiary students come together. The camp will be from 5 – 8 January 2015 at Rotary Camps in Glencairn. The theme for this camp is “Islamic Identity in a Modern Society: Confronting Challenges” These camps focus on key issues in social awareness, lectures, workshops, cultural evening, sports, skills development and training. A variety of well-trained speakers will address youth on the topics that affects them. It is aimed at ideological development and spiritual uplifment, promoting critical thinking and open debate and developing a spirit of fellowship. Despite being a minority religion, Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world and with this rapid increase; identity becomes a matter of importance. For many people, questioning their identity is irrelevant as they fit into the values and structures ...

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SA Young Leaders off to Jakarta

A delegation of  10 young leaders from South Africa departed on Thursday 11 December for a two week International Youth Leadership Programme under the auspices of the Al Azhar Youth Leadership Institute in Jakarta, Indonesia. The SA Group is accompaned by Sr Mariam Gillan (extreme left). Naeema Hussein Alkout and Nazneen Vilbro are Awqaf SA Youth Ambassadors. In the meanwhile, The Muslim Students Association is holding their Summer Camp in Cape Town. Awqaf SA, as a supporter of both wishes them all the best.    

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