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Call to youth to attend the 2nd Awqaf SA Leadership Development Programme

LAST 10 Days to Register EXCELLENT SPEAKERS: TO VIEW  THE PROGRAMME: CLICK HERE: https://awqafsa.org.za/2012/11/20/2nd-awqaf-sa-ldp-programme/   Venue: Executive Venues, Kromboom Gardens, Kromboom Rd, Rondebosch East When: 1 December 2012 – 18 Muharram 1434 Time: 8:00 – 9:00 Registration Registration Fees: R100.00 per person. (Includes notes, lunch and teas). Contact Person: Dr Salie Abrahams Contact Number: 021 823 7706 Email address: awqafcape@awqafsa.org.za   The objectives of the programme are to: Create/ provide opportunities for young people in the community through networking. Create a vibe/opportunity to be part of a Professional/winning Society and in the process create hope for others. Direct young people to a socially  & spiritually  conscious future. Contribute to aspire to success and the deprivation of failure (failure of the community is not an option). Contribute to leadership development in the community. Fulfill our obligation/ objectives of establishing Waqf & giving back to the Community. Utilize the opportunity to revolutionise our Community & reiterate our relevance in South Africa & the Ummah at large. Inculcate a culture of social responsibility in our future leaders. Develop  youth that will have a sense of belonging and hope.   Awqaf SA requests that you grace us with your presence at our 2nd Leadership Development Programme  on the  1 December 2012/ 18 Muharram 1434 in Cape Town.  For online registration, please visit https://awqafsa.org.za/awqaf-sa-leadership-development-programme-2012-registration/  

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Imam Haron book launch Gauteng

IMAM ABDULLAH HARON EDUCATION TRUST The board of trustees invites you to the book launch of   “THE KILLING OF THE IMAM” Saturday 17 November 2012  15h00 – Apartheid Museum, cnr Northern Parkway & Gold Reef Road, Ormonde, Johannesburg Sunday 18 November 2012 15h00-  World Memon Foundation Centre, entrance to Laudium, Cnr Qagga Road & Maxwell Drive, Laudium   (KEYNOTE SPEAKER: AHMED KATHRADA) Copies of the book will be on sale:  Soft cover- R150/ Hard Cover – R250 All Welcome: No cost but  RSVP essential for catering and seating : Call or email:  Nazeema 021 683 1444 or njogee@brimstone.co.za In May 1969 Imam Abdullah Haron, a Muslim religious leader living near Cape Town, was arrested under the Terrorism Act. Four months later he was dead. The atrocity received scant coverage in the South African and international media. This is a reprint of the book, first published in 1978 but, not surprisingly, banned in apartheid South Africa. It reveals the story behind the Imam activism and the events that led to his arrest and his eventual death in detention. The Imam’s arrest and subsequent month long torture followed an all too familiar pattern and one which was repeated on numerous occasions, including the death in detention of Steve Biko on 12 September 1977. The Killing of the Imam is a horrifying account of the South African Regime’s method of Harassment, torture and political murder, as well as the story of one man’s exceptional courage, faith and loyalty to the cause of freedom. ...

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Register now for the 2nd Awqaf SA Leadership Development Programme 2012

For online registration, please visit https://awqafsa.org.za/awqaf-sa-leadership-development-programme-2012-registration/ ________________________________________________________________________________________ The National Awqaf Foundation of South Africa (Awqaf SA) was established in 2001 as an independent community based owned trust, solely focusing on establishing the institution of waqf (endowment funding) and the empowerment of communities within South Africa. Awqaf SA is a charitable community organisation aimed at investing endowment funds for various community development programmes. These programmes are aimed at promoting the concept of communities becoming self-reliant and sustainable through holistic development programmes. One of our programmes is the leadership development project where we assist young people to unleash their leadership potential. We believe that investing in the promotion of youth is critical to the development of a dream society for all. The objectives of the programme are to: Create/ provide opportunities for young people in the community through networking. Create a vibe/opportunity to be part of a Professional/winning Society and in the process create hope for others. Direct young people to a socially  & spiritually  conscious future. Contribute to aspire to success and the deprivation of failure (failure of the community is not an option). Contribute to leadership development in the community. Fulfill our obligation/ objectives of establishing Waqf & giving back to the Community. Utilize the opportunity to revolutionise our Community & reiterate our relevance in South Africa & the Ummah at large. Inculcate a culture of social responsibility in our future leaders. Develop  youth that will have a sense of belonging and hope.   It is in this light that Awqaf SA ...

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Support MSA Gala Dinner 1/9/2012 Sultan Bahu

  MSA Gala Dinner   The Muslim Students Association invites you to the not-to-be-missed gala evening supported by SANZAF and AWQAF SA. Join us for an unforgettable experience on Saturday 1st September 2012 at Sultan Bahu Hall at 6:00 pm. Enjoy delectable delights, memorable entertainment, including nasheed artist Waleed Bata, and renowned speaker Edris Khamissa. Place your bid to buy an exclusive item for your home, and stand a chance to win one of the many prizes up for grabs. A unique Educational Waqf Investment Fund will be launched on the evening. The WIF will help generate returns from the income of the initial investment, with priority given to Project IQra and /or other educational projects. Proceeds from ticket sales will go towards the MSA’s Project IQra. Project IQra is the largest student-driven educational development initiative in the country. The project is focused on underprivileged grade 11 learners, by equipping them and their schools with adequate materials and study guides to assist them in progressing through their final year of secondary schooling thereby granting them an opportunity to study at a tertiary institute. Tickets are R350 per person. Limited seating available, so get your ticket ASAP! For bookings email galadinner@msa.org.za or contact 073 913 8607/079 407 2040 Project IQra – Read. Learn. Succeed. Download  MSA Gala Dinner Poster:  click here   

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Commemoration 1400th Year of the Revelation of the Holy Qur’an

The revelation of the Holy Qur’an to the Noble Prophet Muhammad (May Allah’s choicest blessings be upon him) began circa 610AD in the cave of Hira’ on Jabl Nur near Makkah. 2010/2011 marks 1400 years since the beginning of the revelation of the Holy Qur’an.An International Inaugural Conference was held during Ramadaan 1432 /2010 under the auspices of The Research Centre for Islamic History, Art and Culture (IRCICA) (a subsidiary of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)) to launch the project around the theme “1400th Year of the Revelation of the Holy Qur’an”. Several countries, including South Africa, attended. The National Awqaf Foundation of South Africa (Awqaf SA) deems it important for the Ummah particularly in Southern African countries to collaborate in this effort. Muslim organisations/NGO’s, institutions, masjids, jama’ahs, schools, madressahs, Universities, and media establishments are invited to participate in the project by initiating appropriate activities and programmes that would highlight the importance of the Holy  Qur’an, its message for humankind, and its contribution to Islamic and world civilisation. View the 1400 Quran Brochure 2011 View the 1400 Quran Poster

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