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SA MUSLIM COMMUNITY’S COVID-19 RESPONSE RECORDS MORE THAN R7 MILLION IN DONATIONS IN WEEK ONE

The Muslim community of South Africa - represented by its numerous Theological, Civil Society, and Community Organisations across the country - have been on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response.

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Muslim Community Responds to the Call for Social Solidarity

The Muslim Community of South Africa, represented by our numerous Social Welfare, Emergency Relief, and Civil Society Organisations have heard the call of our President to assist the poor and vulnerable during the 21-day lockdown period.

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AWQAF SA CEO IN TOP 500 OF WORLD’S INFLUENCERS

Zeinoul Abedien Cajee, founder and CEO of the National Awqaf Foundation of South Africa (Awqaf SA), was recently voted amongst the top 500 people who influence the Islamic economy worldwide. Cajee, together with Ebrahim Moolla of the Rand Merchant Bank, were honoured at the launch of the maiden edition of the ISLAMICA 500 at the 11th World Islamic Economic Forum in Kuala Lumpur. According to the publisher, Prof. Laurent Marlière, the ISLAMICA 500 is an exclusive guide of selected thought leaders, executives, professionals and entrepreneurs from around the world, active in the Islamic economy and the Halal industry. “Personalities listed have been selected from across the globe…selection is granted only to those individuals who have demonstrated leadership, achievement, and contribution to the development of the Islamic economy,” he said. Marlière added that the “specificity of the Islamic economy” was its modernity. There was no paradox between an economic system based on ethics and values and the challenges faced by a digital economy. “(We have to remember that) the Islamic economy, also described as the Halal industry, is the fastest-growing segment of the world’s economy. It encompasses one human being out of five. It is a blank economy. It is a blank page that still needs to be written,” he said. Tun Musa Hitam, Chairman of World Islamic Economic Forum Foundation (WIEF), said that connectivity was the key to sustainable economic growth. The publication of the ISLAMICA 500 was an opportune time to have a Who’s Who of influential personalities and ...

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Awqaf SA helps Cape Flats cricket to rebuild communities

AN inaugural T20 tournament between five Cape Flats U14 teams, Primose, Langa, Ottomans, Fish Rite Hanover Park CC, the JP21 Foundation and the Birmingham Bulls, held at the Rygate Cricket grounds in Johnson Road

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Donations to Awqaf SA are Tax deductible.

As South Africa's only dedicated waqf institution, Awqaf SA is a Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) registered with SARS. Make your waqf to help improve South African lives and we will issue you with an 18A certificate which will allow you a tax rebate from SARS.

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