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Social Upliftment for Orphans

Darushifa together with Awqaf SA decided that as part of its Social Upliftment Programme for Orphans,  to avail the space at  the Elderly Care Centre in Lenasia for orphaned children to play and interact with the elderly in a safe environment.  To create a day of fun and laughter for both generations.  To bring awareness to social responsibilities towards the elders from the youth. Our first fun day took place on Sunday 22 July 2018 and we were honoured to host the the Al Hudaar Orphanage in Lenasia. The kids were excited to play on the jumping castle and partake in the arts and crafts. There was enough space to play around with a soccer ball for an informal match. Snacks and light lunch followed. Lots of vitamin D going around in the beautiful sunny day we had alhamdulillah.   This day and the activities was enjoyed by the orphans and the elderly residents from DaruShifa.  It was indeed a day filled with laughter and fun. Insha’allah we shall endeavour to make this a monthly or bi-monthly event and invite a different orphanage each time. ‘Every Happy Memory created for a child is another treasure of a lifetime’ – Donna Marie Photo highlights

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2nd ARABIC CALLIGRAPHY COURSE JOHANNESBURG

ARABIC Calligraphy Courses by AWQAF SA & Rafique Cajee Alhamdulillah the first course was fully booked and successful. The second 6 Session Saturday  course is going to be presented and will commence inshallah. DATES: 7 JULY 2018 TO 11 AUGUST 2018 VENUE: 112 BARRY HERTZOG AVENUE, GREENSIDE. JOHANNESBURG TIME: SATURDAY MORNINGS: 10:30AM TO 12:30PM AGE: 14 UPWARDS COST: R1500 (ALL MATERIALS WILL BE SUPPLIED AND COST IS INCLUSIVE OF ALL MATERIALS) OR R1350 (EARLY BIRD RATE ONLY APPLICABLE ON REGISTRATION) COURSE DETAILS: An introduction Course to Arabic Calligraphy in the THULUTH Script: You will learn the basic alphabet in the THULUTH SCRIPT by understanding letter form and letter scale.  We will discuss the various tools and materials used. REGISTRATION:  https://goo.gl/wV2vbu PAYMENT STRUCTURE:  50% R750.00 (Seven hundred and fifty rand) to confirm attendance and registration Balance of 50% R750.00(Seven Hundred and fifty rand) ON OR BEFORE 04 AUGUST 2018 Any queries please do not hesitate to contact : Rafique 0823536186 or Amina 0847860711 Wassalaam Loading…

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Youth Islamic Art & Calligraphy Workshop Cape Town

About Awqaf SA in association with SAFIA and the Al Ikhlaas Islamic Library is hosting a School Holiday Calligraphy Workshop as part of the Achmat Soni Art and Calligraphy Waqf project. This is a creative School holiday program to expose school going learners to Islam Art and Calligraphy. A fun and interactive workshop facilitated by Faheem Rhoda Jackson. Week 1 Photo highlights Click here to view Date: Registration is now open for Week 4 Saturday 14 July 2018 Time: 9:00am – 3:30pm Age: 10 – 16 Cost: R250 Enquiries: Hasanain 079 507 1196 Provided: All materials will be provided including: pens, inks and material A meal will be provided Bring an apron with. Registration Seats are limited 15 per class Online registration is essential Registration link: https://goo.gl/forms/x6FXrIkspDCvX0Tw1   Registration ONLINE REGISTRATION LINK: https://goo.gl/forms/nuNy6pNsAVwe4FWm1 Loading… Event flyer

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Fasting children of Islam

Give a Fasting child a certificate The Prophet (S.A.W) said: “There are seven categories of people who are under the shade of Allah on the Day when there is no shade except Allah’s Shade…” one of these catergories is”…. a youth who has been raised in the worship of Allah.” (Saheeh al-Bukhari Vol1 p356) About “The Fasting Children of Islam Certificates” are a recognition of our children’s commitment and dedication to Ramadaan and the consciousness and eagerness that display in fulfilling this act of worship. Through these types of programmes, we pray that our children will become flagbearers and leaders of society in the future, Insha’Allah. “LOVE, LEARN & LIVE ISLAM” Download your Children of Islam Fasting Certificate: link You may also consider Gifting an Eid Waqf Gift as a Sadaqah jariyah to your Child that will have The Power to educate future generations. Pledge at: http://bit.do/Eid-Gift1439

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DaruShifa Elders’ care facility

Darushifa – an abode of care, love and healing About Darushifa Darushifa is an Awqaf SA project that started approximately 4 years ago in 2014. It is a community based organisation serving all of humanity through an Islamic ethos. Darushifa is a registered NPO (191/357) whose mission is to care for the elderly with love and dignity so that the final years of their lives are peaceful, happy and full of good memories. Background information There was an increasing growth of elderly ladies in the community who were widowed and who are living alone and finding themselves in financial difficulty and not being able to maintain the homes that they were living in on their own. This project started in Lenasia as there was an increasing need to help the elderly who have become our forgotten generation. The service started with home-based care, where trained caregivers assisted elderly patients to recuperate from ill health or to cope with daily living needs. Many times, the family is under strain due to the tough economic climate that we live in and cannot be at home during the day, thus leaving the elderly person alone; or is not trained to assist the elderly family member who is in need of more specialised care. In order to provide a proper service, we need qualified and trained individuals with accredited training. To this end at DaruShifa, we partnered with St. John’s. They trained our first caregivers, many of whom are still with us today. DaruShifa ...

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