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National Student Waqf Drive

“MY WAQF” CAMPAIGN : Spreading the Culture of Waqf Giving The Divine and Prophetic institution of Waqf has been part of and ingrained in Islamic History, Shariah, Civilisation, and Culture. The Muslim world is replete with iconic infrastructure ranging from Masajid, Schools, Universities, Libraries, Hospitals, Clinics, Homes for the Elderly, Orphans, and Destitute; Roads, Bridges, Cemeteries, Agricultural Farms, Nature Reserves, pavements, state and community security, water canals, … and the list goes on… whatever the community needed, the Waqf system provided. But what about the sustainability of these institutions and infrastructure? How were the upkeep of these institutions funded? From where were staff paid ? Who paid for the scholars that searched relentlessly for answers and solutions to vexing questions in religion, science, technology, medicine, engineering, astronomy, geography, history, etc? The answer is simple: It was the waqf system. The waqf system ensured that that there were commercial waqfs that ...

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Mathematics intervention in Soweto

Hundreds of grade 12 learners were tutored in Mathematics in preparation for the 2016 final examinations. Awqaf SA in conjunction with the Department of Education and KWay Institute SA pioneered this ground breaking initiative to uplift the level of Mathematics in under performing locations. The workshops yielded dramatic improvement in prelim results and we are intending to extend the initiative nationally. Workshops are currently held in Soweto and over 20 schools are engaged in the intervention program. Photo highlights  

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Awqaf SA PC Labs: Empowering Learners

Awqaf SA has supplied Computers to a network of PC Labs across the Western Cape. This will be on ongoing project. The computers at these sites will help facilitate skills development projects in order to bridge the digital divide that exists across South Africa. Many of the homes in impoverished communities do not have personal computers  and this PC Lab project undertaken by Awqaf SA aims to address that need and provide programmes to upskill learners. Some of the sites include the following areas: Ihata Shelter, Heideveld Maddrasa tul Madina, Mitchells Plain York Road, next to Shukrul Mubeen Masjid, Lansdowne Masjidul Rawbie, Portlands Two of the Awqaf SA PC Labs sites, namely Maddrasa tul Madina in Mitchells Plain and the York Road site at Shukrul Mubeen Masjid, Lansdowne were used for the Africa Code Week. What is Africa Code Week? Africa Code Week aims at empowering future generations with the coding tools and ...

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2017 Shamsaan Palestine’s Children Commemorative Calender

2017 marks 50 years of the occupation of Palestinian territories that violate international law and Palestinian human rights. Mechanisms that maintain and perpetuate this occupation and siege still remain firmly in place. Cape Town Launch Click here to view pics of the launch Gauteng Launch INTRODUCTORY PRICE: R150 This is an ideal gift and a valuable tool! On bulk orders of 100+ the front cover can be branded and personalised. Net proceeds of the calendar sales will go to the Awqaf SA Palestine Endowment Fund that supports Palestinian children of all faiths. ORDER NOW! Loading… Banking Details: Awqaf SA Nedbank Account number: 1469053934 / Branch code: 198765 Reference: Your Cell no./ Yourname/PCE For Foreign Deposits: Swift code: NEDSZAJJ Enquiries: Hasanain  / 079 507 1196 Email: [email protected] / Web: www.awqafsa.org.za/shamsaan

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#Hajj2016 – A journey

The book is the ideal gift also to family and friends and is also great for corporate/NGO gifts. Proceeds from the sale of the book will go to the Hajj Waqf of Awqaf SA and Crescent Lifestyle. The purpose of the Hajj Waqf Fund is to create a sustainable funding  mechanism to assist poor and needy Hujjaaj to perform the Sacred Journey to the House Of Allah and also to provide subsidies and assistance to needy and distressed hujjaj. In addition, the fund will assist in sponsoring food and medical supplies and any other need of our hujjaaj. The book sells for R750 each (excluding courier costs). You may purchase your copy, here Support this worthy initiative, buy your book today! Hajj Audio Highlights Yusuf Abramjee gives us a report on Mina. [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/282254409″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Uploads by our Hujaaj – use the hashtag: # hajjsa2016 Yusuf Abramjee: ...

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