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      • Since inception, Awqaf SA developed a wide network of volunteers, contacts, partners, and friends with people, organizations, and institutions.
      • Held NGO Tax Seminars and launched the Muslim NGO Tax Commission to liase on tax matters with government on behalf of the Muslim NGO sector.
      • Participated in the World Summit on Sustainable Development and organised the 1st Muslim Convention on Sustainable Development in Erasmia, Tshwane (Pretoria) in 2002.
      • Initiated the Bicentennial Commemoration of the Unbanning of Islam and organised the “Children of Islam”  Bicentennial Jalsah.
      • Commenced  Waqf Funds for Vlakfontein, Emdeni, Riverlea, & Kagiso, and will  continue to seek partnerships in poor and disadvantaged communities.
      • Participated in the: Symposium on Islamic Civilization in Eastern Africa, Uganda (2003); Gauteng Growth & Development Summit; Conference on the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities in Cape Town, Jhb, and Durban, 2004. National Heritage Conference in Soweto, Benoni & Durban; Africa Human Rights Day; and other seminars and symposia
      • Developed policies that foster partnerships, cooperation, and working unity.
      • Developed the institutional framework of  Awqaf SA and commenced the Waqf Fund.
      • Developed and produced the Arabic National Anthem.
      • Conducted Project Management course in partnership with ISWA in Cape Town.
      • Series of articles on Waqf in Muslim Views.
      • Volunteer and waqf workshops and training sessions.
      • Developed the Trees, Food,  & Water Waqf
      • Initiated the Awqaf SA/AMS Greening Project.
      • Launched the “esaale sawaab” campaign.
      • Provision of Executorship services in association with panel of attorneys and accountants.
      • Assisting in the development of organisational and institutional waqfs and providing consulting services.
      • 2006: Lead Member in hosting, planning and implementation of the international symposium on “Islamic Civilisation in Southern Africa in partnership with OIC/IRCICA and University of Johannesburg.
      • Provision of Training, Mentorship, and Consulting services on, inter alia,  projects, project management, governance, sustainable funding, and sustainable community development, to NGO’s, Municipalities, and Corporates.
      • Collaborated with Green Crescent in Lesotho in the distribution of winter clothing to the poor in 2005.
      • Facilitated the development of the Mombone Islamic Centre in Northern Mozambique.
      • Funding a home-based care programme for Aids afflicted adults and children in Lesotho in collaboration with Green Crescent.
      • International Symposium on Islamic Civilization in Johannesburg in 2006.
      • Successfully hosted the International Waqf Conference in 2007 in Cape Town.
      • Awqaf SA presented papers at the Conference on Islamic Finance in Cape Town in June 2009.
      • Awqaf SA presented papers at the Conference on Corporate Governance in Accra Ghana in August 2009.
      • Awqaf SA was an active member in the Muslims 2010 project which was established in October 2009 to coordinate the activities and projects of the Muslim Community of South Africa for the 2010 World Cup.
      • Produced the Awqaf SA Insights Magazine which covers a range of topics relevant to Islamic Endowments and projects undertaken by Awqaf SA in January 2010
      • Launched the book “Life of Social Justice” by RAM Saloojee under Leaders and Legacies series in Johannesburg 2010
      • Launched the Well Programme in collaboration with Muslim Woman Magazine in April 2010
      • YEF-Awqaf SA Green Masjid pilot project received an award from the Mail and Guardian “Greening the Future Awards” on the 4 June 2010
      • Sponsored a young leader to attend the 20th International Youth Leadership Conference in Prague.
      • Leadership Development Program on 1 December 2012 in Cape Town.
      • Hosted the 3rd Southern Waqf Cadre Workshop in Pretoria in 2013 with a dedicated Women’s Waqf Forum and  Masjid & Institutions Waqf track
      • Hosted a Legislation & Tax Workshop on the 16th November 2013 in Cape Town.
      • Sent a youth delegation to The Indonesia International Leadership Camp in 2014
      • Recipient of the Islamic Economy Award in the Waqf & Endowment Section
      • Conducted a Waqf Workshop with the Boland Islamic Council in 2015
      • Co-sponsored the International Quraan Award in 2015
      • Hosted the Southern African Conference on Islamic Civilisation in 2016
      • Launched the My Waqf School National School Waqf Drive 2017
      • Collaborated with Crescent of Hope in erecting several community boreholes 2017
      • Opened a network of PC labs across the Western Cape in 2017
      • Hosted the 5th Cadre Waqf Seminar in Durban 2017
      • Hosted the Shariah Estate and Financial Planning Seminar in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town
      • Hosted the Awqaf SA Leadership Workshop for Ulema in Cape Town – October 2018
      • Awqaf SA signs an MOU with Awqaf SA ON in Nigeria – November 2018
      • Awqaf SA participated in the International Working Group on Waqf Core Principles – November 2018
      • Awqaf SA hosted the Awqaf SA 94.7 Cycle – November 2018
      • Hosted the annual T20 Cricket Tournament in Cape Town – December 2018
      • Conducted a series of short courses for the benefit of youth development including the Arabic Language Course, Calligraphy, Sister Seerah Circle and Youth Tarbiyyah classes. – February 2019
      • Published a book on Tuan Guru titled “From the Spice Islands to Cape Town: The Life and Times of Tuan Guru” – March 2019
      • Published a book “In Pursuit of Dignity” – authored by Mr. Enver Surty – April 2019
      • Conducted a Maths Upgrade Program in Ladysmith for 1100 Grade 12 learners. – May 2019