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#SheMeansBusiness Women’s Entrepreneur Programme

Awqaf SA in association with Siyafunda CTC, Nacadamy and Gifted Hope Foundation hosted 2 successful days of the #SheMeansBusiness programme. This is a women entrepreneur empowerment workshop is sponsored by Facebook and has the ambitious goal of training 4000 businesswomen. With the belief that women can achieve more when they work together, this 1-day workshop will be rolled out across SA creating a platform for women to connect and share knowledge while accessing training in digital marketing, finance, and business development. Awqaf SA in association with Siyafunda CTC, Nacadamy and Gifted Hope Foundation hosted 2 successful days of the #SheMeansBusiness programme. This is a women entrepreneur empowerment workshop is sponsored by Facebook and has the ambitious goal of training 4000 business women. With the belief that women can achieve more when they work together, this 1-day workshop will be rolled out across SA creating a platform for women to connect and share knowledge while accessing training in digital marketing, finance, and business development. If there is any interest by any group that wishes to host such a workshop anywhere in SA, kindly contact Shaheen on 082 786 1659

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Mathematics Intervention Programme creates excitement in KZN

AWQAF SA, in collaboration with Al-Falaah College, Albaraka Bank, Printworx, the KZN Education Department and KWay, embarked on successful matric Maths intervention programmes during August at the Al-Falaah College in Springfield, Durban, and at the Ladysmith Civic Centre.    About The programme was specially targeted at underperforming learners who required a boost to enable a pass at the end of the year.  Learners who obtained 30% to 40% in the June examinations were sent invitations by KZN Education to attend intensive two day workshops.  The workshops were presented by coach and mentor, Mr Muhammad Khota, of the Gauteng-based KWay Maths Institute. Grade 12 learners and educators from over 55 Department of Basic Education schools, and four Association of Muslim Schools, attended the workshops. Learners from around KZN travelled from as far afield as 60 kms to get to Al-Falaah College and Ladysmith.    Mohammed Zaffar Ahmed, one of the facilitators, said that they had experienced an encouraging response, with more than 250 learners attending each day.  Format “Classes commenced at 08:30 and ended at 14:45, with the learners enjoying a good lunch.  Learners and educators requested more of these classes to be held, as they found them not only beneficial but user-friendly. The learners were enthralled by the short-cut methods shown by the coach to complete intricate examples that had previously flummoxed them.   “Judging from the many positive responses of teachers and learners who attended, our Maths intervention was hailed a success,” he said.  According to Coach Muhammad Khota of KWay, the ...

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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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