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UUCSA / AWQAF SA Declares Friday 9 June “My Waqf Friday”

The United Ulama Council of South Africa (UUCSA)* and the National Awqaf Foundation of South Africa (AWQAF SA) have jointly announced and declared Friday 9 June / 14 Ramadaan as MY WAQF FRIDAY. A special “MY WAQF KHUTBAH” (Friday sermon/lecture) has been prepared jointly by the two organisations and circulated to UUCSA affiliates together with additional resource material. In a statement issued to UUCSA affiliates, the Secretary General, Moulana Yusuf Patel said: “The United Ulama Council of South Africa has endorsed the Call made by various Ulama and Awqaf SA to declare the second Jumu’ah of Ramadaan as MY WAQF FRIDAY . It is in this light that this Khutbah has been jointly prepared. We implore all Friday Imams to deliver this Khutbah (with your additions and amendments) on Friday 9th June 2017 ( 14th Ramadhan 1438) as a national lecture on waqf. Affiliates are urged to request Imams within ...

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Ramadaan 1438

  “Time to re-establish the Divine & Prophetic Waqf System.” On behalf of Awqaf SA Ramadaan Kareem mutawallees, management and ambassadors, we wish all a blessed and joyous Ramadaan. May we spend this Holy month reflecting on our role as participants in the process of addressing inequality and promote social cohesion within our society. The holy month of Ramadan unites all Muslims in fasting, feasting, worship and prayer. It is a time for contemplation, spirituality and brotherhood. It is also known and recognised as the month of the Qur’an Allah (SW) says: Let us resolve this Ramadaan that we will become agents of change. Let us resolve that we will help to re establish the waqf system as a way to empower the Muslim Ummah. Let every Muslim who can afford even a little, contribute to a waqf fund of his/ her choice. AWQAF SA IS HERE TO HELP. May ...

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Awqaf SA assists the Cape Flats Football Academy

This is a thank you letter that was received by Awqaf SA’s Deputy CEO Mickaeel Collier and we decided it publish it on our website to share the success stories of the Cape Flats Football Academy. Dear Mickaeel, This letter is a small and sincere gesture of thank you from Cape Flats Football Academy under 19 team and our management for our April 2017 tour to Qatar. With the assistance of so many companies, our City of Cape Town, our South African Embassy in Qatar, The Supreme Committee 2022 and private individuals the tour was a resounding success. The tour was also part of the players own personal development to enhance their understanding of life beyond the shores of South Africa, understanding different cultures and traditions. Awqaf SA, played a part to make this a reality, much appreciated. Over the next few months we will be doing one on one ...

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Palestine Waqf Fund

THE PALESTINE WAQF FUND or WAQF AL QUDS is a special designated and dedicated fund established by the NATIONAL AWQAF FOUNDATION OF SOUTH AFRICA (AWQAF SA). It is envisaged that the Waqf will benefit and address the needs of both present and future generations of Palestinian people. Waqf (pl Awqaf) is an Islamic Charitable Endowment created voluntarily in perpetuity by donors purely for the pleasure of Allah out of their generosity and feelings of goodwill to benefit charitable, religious, or humanitarian causes. Projects that The Palestine Waqf will fund through our partners on the ground that will benefit, inter alia, children, orphans, women, families, communities • Education • Art & Culture • Healthcare • Home furnishing • Infrastructure • Water, sanitation & electricity • Economic empowerment • The Palestine Museum, Cape Town. “ WAQF IS THE MOST ENDURING AND SUSTAINABLE OF ALL ISLAMIC CHARITIES” You make a pledge online, click ...

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Varsity Indaba – Career Guidance for School Learners

  The exciting and informative “Varsity Indaba”  held on the 27th April 2017 at the University of the Witwatersrand (WITS) campus was well attended. Awqaf SA, Muslim Students Association (MSA)  and  and Muslim Youth of SA (MYSA) co-organised this career guidance day for Grade 11 and 12 learners. Top 6 students from different schools in Johannesburg were invited to this event. The varsity indaba commenced with Shakeel Garda welcoming the students and outlining the purpose of the event. There was much excitement and anticipation from the grade 11 and 12 learners including MSA student mentors who ensured a well-run program. Sershin Naicker from the Wits campus registrar gave a clear outline to students of the requirements for each degree with the step by step process of applying to university. MSA Union president gave students further insight as to what MSA is about. Naeema Ramadan, Awqaf SA Youth Ambassador, then engaged ...

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