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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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Cape Town’s Muslims Pushing Back Day Zero: Awqaf SA’s Water Conservation Project

Cape Town, situated at the foot of Africa, is the southernmost city in a water-stressed region. Graced by a Mediterranean climate of hot, dry summers and cold, wet winters, Cape Town has always been dependent on its winter rainfall to get through the dry months of October to April. Already victim to drought cycles, the Western Cape – the area surrounding Cape Town – has been hit by three years of below-average rainfall and deepening climate change, exacerbated by the El-Nino-La-Nina effect, the warming or cooling of the Pacific, which impacts on global weather systems. An example of how devastating the drought has been is indicated by average rainfall figures at Cape Town International Airport. Whilst the normal average precipitation per annum has been just over 500mm, this year saw only 120mm rain falling, and the dams reflecting only 30% of capacity at winter’s end. Coupled with political bickering by the Democratic Alliance (DA), which governs the region, and the African National Congress (ANC), which controls national government, the 6 million citizens of the Cape have been the victims. Warnings about Cape Town running out of water due to increasing demands and population densities have been circulating since the 1970s, and more recently, in 1990 and 2007, when it was finally predicted that if something was not done about increasing capacity, the city’s taps would run dry between 2012 and 2015. Running on models that Cape Town would only see its ‘Day Zero’ in 2022, the city authorities did institute ...

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Don’t miss this one before February 28th, donations to Awqaf SA are Tax deductible

Don’t miss this one before February 28th. Donations to Awqaf SA are Tax deductible. Request a Section 18 Certificate and claim back your donation. February 28 marks the end of the Tax Year. Donating to Awqaf SA is something that will always make you feel good from the inside out. You give towards the sustainable community development projects – this kind gesture means more than you could ever imagine. About Awqaf SA Awqaf SA is a registered Public Benefit Organisation in terms of section 30 of the Income Tax Act 58 of 1962 and donations to the organisation are exempt from donations tax in terms of section 56(1)(h) of the Act. Find out more about Awqaf SA – click here A donar’s certificate in terms of section 18A of the Income Tax Act can be issued by our organisation for donations received for the exclusive use by these organisations. How to make a donation and claim the tax: Decide which Awqaf SA project you wish to support. How much money will you be donating? Are you going to pay them online or hand them the cash? For secure and fast online donation via Payfast – click here Pledge form

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