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Ladysmith Soccer Tournament

Awqaf SA Ladysmith organised a Soccer Tournament & Fun Day on Saturday 20 October 2018. This was the second year that the tournament was hosted. It was an opportunity to build social cohesion in the community and bring the youth together through the sport. Despite the threat of torrential downpour, the Ladysmith Soofie Madrassah grounds saw a good turnout of participants and their supporters in the early part of the morning. There were 6 organisations who participated and the Soccer Tournament catered for the following age groups: Under 9 Under 11 Under 13 The following event highlights attracted many visitors to the Soccer Tournament & Fun Day:   Food stalls and an informative presentation on Waqf by Sedick Isaacs from Awqaf SA JHB. The outcome It was a fun filled day and the soccer tournament brought the community together.  Masjid Yakoobwon 3 of their of their 4 matches. Al Islamia was the victors in the the Under 9 division. It was heartwarming to see parents come out in the numbers to cheer their children. Awqaf SA would like to thank all the organisations who participated, the supporters and the sponsors who contributed to the success of the tournament.   Event Flyer  Photo highlights

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Quraan Distribution Project South Africa

Awqaf SA conducted a Quraan distribution across South Africa during the month of September. Transliteration and colour coded Quraans were distributed at Masjids and community centres across Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg.   This a brief overview of some of the distribution points. Quraans were distributed to the Musalees at Himayatul Islam Masjid in the Johannesburg CBD. The masjid is under resourced and the musallees were appreciative of receiving the Quraans as they are from impoverished backgrounds. Qurans was made available for free at the Plein Street Masjid in the Johannesburg CBD. The Open Mosque Program provided an excellent platform to offer Dawah to non-muslims at the Sandton Masjid. Quraans and Islamic literature.

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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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