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AWQAF SA HONOURS TOP ACHIEVERS OF MATRIC 2018

On the 03rd of February 2019, Awqaf South Africa was a proud co-sponsor of the Association of Muslim Schools (AMS) Matric Awards 2018. The event held in Lenasia at Nurul Islam Hall, saw AMS recognizing top performing learners from Gauteng and Northern Provinces in various categories including, top achiever per school, top subject, top islamiyaat, top akhlaaq, learner with the highest number of distinctions and others. The programme included messages from Gauteng Department of Education, AMS national Ameer, AMS Gauteng, and Northern Provinces Ameer, Head Co-ordinator Academic Awards and of course a word from the sponsors. During his delivery Zeinoul Abedien Cajee, CEO Awqaf SA highlighted the duty of all of us to revive the sacred legacy of Waqf so that every man, women and child knows and understands this part of their heritage. Awqaf SA gave a WAQF gift to all awardees present and said, “this waqf gift will, InshAllah be the seed that will become your fruit and thawaab bearing tree, your duty will be to nurture it and grow it.” He also pointed out that the culture of Waqf making has to be institutionalized and become apart of our everyday culture with a need to start at a young age. He also urged the awardees to be inventive and creative in the footsteps of great role models of the glorious age of Islamic Civilisation and to “be the best that you can according to your capability and potential”. Hearing from the learners themselves, a strong and heart-warming ...

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Youth Tarbiyyah

The Futuwwa Youth Tarbiyyah Programme for High School students seeks to allow young Muslims to build a holistic Muslim identity, understand the richness of the Islamic tradition and the beauty of their faith. It seeks to equip youth, intellectually and spiritually, to navigate today’s complex world. About Futuwwa Futuwwa is a Quranic term that is particularly hard to translate into English. Normally translated as chivalry, it describes a nobility and strength of character that all Muslims should strive for. It is a composite of virtues such as generosity, altruism, modesty, trustworthiness, loyalty, mercifulness, knowledge, humility, and piety. It is also described as the practice of higher moral and ethical values and fearless regard for the truth. They were young men who had believed in their Lord, and we increased them in guidance. And we strengthened their hearts when they rose up and declared: Our Lord is the Lord of the heavens and Earth; we will not call upon any god beside Him, or when we had spoken an outrage. (Surah Al Kahf: verse 14) Programme structure Presented by: Sr Tazkiyyah Amra 10 sessions during 2019 Schedule: 2 Saturdays per month 2:00pm – 3:30pm Session 1: 16 February 2019 Session 2: 2 March 2019 Ages: 13 to 17 Venue: Awqaf SA Centre (112 Barry Hertzog Avenue, Greenside, JHB) Course fee: R500 for the year (10 sessions) Topics include: • Unpacking the three founts – Iman, Islam & Ihsaan. • Reading the Quran: How to go about reading the Quran with tafsir ...

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The Beginning of Guidance:

“Imam Ghazali’s, Beginning of Guidance (Bidayat al-Hidaya) is a highly motivational manual detailing the fundamentals of acquiring guidance through God-consciousness (taqwa).” COURSE FEE: R350 ( ☕ Includes prints & refreshments) The book is divided into three sections that focus on the following: • Obedience • refraining from disobedience and • the etiquette of companionship with the Creator and creation. It is one of Imam Ghazali’s final works and includes inspiration, heart-touching counsel and a needed exploration of spirituality. Join us for a weekly gathering as we read and reflect on the teachings of Imam Al Ghazali.Presented by: Sr Zaheera Cajee WHO SHOULD ATTEND: ALL SISTERS WELCOME! COURSE DATES:6 X Sessions (Every Saturday)Time: 10:30am – 12:00pmCommencing: 13 April 2019 PAYMENT: The Course fee should be paid to: Awqaf SA, FNB ISLAMIC FINANCE AC: 62052040145,BC: 250655RE: Cell /Name/Ref: TBOG 2019 BY EFT OR BANK DEPOSIT. Proof of payment may be emailed to info@awqafsa.org.za or WhatsApped to 0847860711 FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact ☎️ 078 0999 499 / https://awqafsa.org.za/the-beginning-of-guidance/ RegistrationLoading…

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Awqaf SA Leadership Workshop Cape Town 2018

Awqaf SA in association with the Southern Suburbs Imaamat Council conducted a Leadership Workshop on the 13 October 2018 / 4 Saffar 1440 in Cape Town. AbuBakr Shabudien and Yasmine Jacobs  from Ilabs conducted an intensive Leadership Workshop. Participants who were in attendance were Imams and community leaders from the Southern Suburbs, Boland Islamic Council and Township Masjids. The following modules were covered : Crucial leadership skills Effective communication Levels of listening Solving community issues & challenges. Shanaaz Ebrahim from Project Media had participants undivided attention with her interactive and fun presentation. Her presentation “Media for Social Impact” focused on effective social media and was well received. She focused on the following modules: Impact Storytelling Social Media & Digital Marketing Media ethics & best practice Media engagement How to handle TV & Radio interviews Photo highlights Photo highlights

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Grade 12 Maths Intervention Ladysmith 2018

Awqaf SA, K Way Institute SA, Alfred Duma Municipality and the KZN Department of Education were the project stakeholders for the Grade 12 Mathematics final examination intervention. The project undertaken by K Way aimed at tutoring 300 learners with an objective to ensure that all the Grade 12 participants had a full understanding of the Mathematics Syllabus. These sessions took place at the Mrs. Narandas Ladysmith Secondary School from 8am to 3pm daily. Mr. Sithole from the Department of Education as well Zohra Essack from Awqaf SA Ladysmith addressed the learners at the opening of the project. K Way was given the mandate to tutor 300 learners and assist in the upliftment of Mathematics for Grade 12 Pure Mathematics learners, as well as educators in the Ladysmith and KZN region. The scope of this project and the engagement comprised of 2 phases: Phase 1: Pre Supplementary – this was conducted over 3 days. Phase 2: Pre final engagement – this was conducted over 3 days 300 Learners from 8 secondary schools were engaged in the project. Below is a list of participating schools as well as the number of learners who attended. Bevhu High – 39 learners Slindokhile Secondary – 87 learners Steadville Secondary – 65 learners Sizakhale Secondary – 68 learners Windsor Secondary – 61 learners De. Joseph Tshabalala –  41 learners Ladysmith Secondary – 70 learners Islamic Educational Center – 14 Learners

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