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Ramadaan 1439

Awqaf South Africa is dedicated to developing and promoting the divine institution of Waqf. Awqaf SA initiates and funds a variety of community development, infrastructure and poverty eradication projects and programmes in Health Care, Education, Social Cohesion, Leadership Development and other sustainable initiatives You too can help and benefit forever by making a Waqf NOW by donating cash, property, shares or any other assets no matter how small or big. Reap the benefit of an ongoing sadaqah jariyah. Be part of this Prophetic PRACTICE of changing lives and Pledge your support and establish your Waqf through Awqaf SA. On behalf of the Awqaf SA, Board of Trustees, management, staff and Ambassadors we wish our community a blessed Ramadaan Mubarak. May we be elevated to greater spiritual heights through our ibadah and consciousness of the plight of others. Awqaf SA… providing sustainable solutions… purely for the love of Allah.  Our Community Sovereign Fund. Ramadaan Waqf 2018 / 1439 A blessing for eternity Support our Community Development Projects! Make a Waqf – Sadaqah pledge! Join the Awqaf SA Ramadaan Pledgeline on ITV #347 Save the date! 26 May 2018 Banking details Nedbank Account Name: Awqaf SA Account Number: 1469 053934 Branch code: 198765 Contact Details Call: 011 086 7700 1/2/3 ITV Studio call in number WhatsApp: 084 786 1100 Email: [email protected] Web: www.awqafsa.org.za Enquiries: 0861 AWQAF SA Make your pledge now Pledge via our easy to use Payfast facility

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What are you doing with your 13th cheque?

Gain more rewards Why not gift of your bonus as Waqf/Sadaqah jaariyah? Awqaf SA offers you a unique opportunity to open your lifelong “MY Waqf” account with part of your bonus. A reward of 700 fold is promised by Allah. This waqf will go a long way in changing and enriching the lives of others. Make a difference. Make a Waqf. Leave a Legacy. Donate Now! Support our Projects EDUCATION HEALTHCARE YOUTH SOCIAL COHESION COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IMAM DEVELOPMENT MASJID & MADRESSAH HAJJ ORPHANS ELDERS CARE QURAAN TREES WATER Bank Account Details Awqaf SA Nedbank Acc no: 1469053934 B/C: 198765 Ref: Cell/name/Bous S18 Certificates available on request Email proof of payments or WhatsApp/sms to 084 786 0010 Contact details Cell: 084 786 1409 Email: [email protected] Web: www.awqafsa.org.za

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United4Freedom / 94.7 Cycle Challenge

Awqaf SA supports awareness of Palestinian children’s rights to equality, peace and education through the Shamsaan project. Our aim of the campaign is to: Acquire 20 hearing aids valued at R300 000 Invest R200 000 into the Children of Palestine Waqf Bursary Support for Ammarah Paramedic students for 2018 United4Freedom forms part of the Pals4peace campaign an Awqaf SA project which seeks to raise funds for the following three projects: 1. “Children of Palestine Waqf” which supports the awareness, arts and culture as well as welfare campaigns for Palestinian children. All funds collected for the Waqf will be capitalised and only ongoing income generated from their investment will be used to fund projects related to Palestine 2. Ammarah Paramedic Bursary fund supporting the direct education of Future Paramedics. 3. We have added an additional project we believe is meaningful which is raising funding including Zakaat to fund the provision of hearing aids and therapy for children both in Gaza (where many children’s hearing have been affected by the bombing) and South Africa (as it is important to fulfill the needs of children with hearing impairment in our own country) we intend to raise funding for 20children at an average cost of R15,000 each child. So that is R300,000 for assisting children with hearing aids and therapy Well done to the 120 cyclists who took part in the 94.7 Cycle Challenge. For more information email: [email protected] ) Photo highlights To support the projects please make Payments to: Awqaf SA NEDBANK 1469053934 ...

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Building sustainable charity for all – Awqaf SA says it’s looking good, but still a long way to go

By Shafiq Morton WAQF, or its plural “awqaf”, is an Islamic philanthropic instrument first developed by the Prophet Muhammad over 1,400 years ago. Whilst its principles of being self-sustaining without touching the original investment are said to date back to the Greeks and Persians, the early Muslims developed it into an institutional vehicle to uplift society. Although waqf is not specifically mentioned in the Qur’an – the primary source of Islamic legislation – the concept of wealth re-distribution is strongly emphasised. A Prophetic adage supports the idea of recurring charity, and it inspired the institution of Waqf together with the Qur’anic ethos of wealth re-distribution. The first recorded Waqf was when a Prophetic Companion, ‘Umar, bought some land in Khaybar, modern-day Saudi Arabia. The Prophet Muhammad advised him to make the property an inalienable public asset and to give its profits to charity. ’Umar did so, stipulating that the property – ceded to God in perpetuity – could not be used for anything other than its original purpose of social benefit and could not be sold, inherited or donated to someone else. Historically, all the great potentates of Islam have supported Waqf. During the Ottoman era the Caliphs only financed their judiciary and military, with infrastructural essentials such as schools, universities, water, hospitals, markets, feeding schemes, agriculture, roads, places of worship – and even pigeon coops – run for the benefit, and not expense, of the populace by independent Waqf institutions In recent decades, Waqf has experienced something of a ...

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Your Waqf can make the difference

10 Easy Steps on how to Make a Waqf Making a Waqf is easy. Just follow the steps below: 1. Make a niyyah that you wish to make a Waqf. 2. Decide whether you want the Waqf for your personal benefit or esaale thawaab of a near and dear or deceased person. 3. Decide whether you want the Waqf to be discretionary or designated. 4. If designated, you need to decide what the designation of your Waqf shall be. Eg education, dawah, trees etc. Read more here  

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