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Honouring Islam’s greatest women

Women in Waqf

Celebrate Women’s Day by honouring Islam’s greatest women

  • Fatima al-Fihri founded the first known university more than 1000 years ago, the University of al-Qarawiyyin in Fez, Morocco
  • Princess Zubaida ordered and sponsored a series of wells, reservoirs, and artificial pools to provide water for Muslim pilgrims
  • Saartjie van de Kaap, the daughter of a freed slave, became the first women to make a waqf for the first masjid in Cape Town
  • The women of Damascus have been crucial in supporting waqfs as teachers, leaders, and contributors.
The University of Al Quaraouiyine

Now it’s your turn to honour these women and follow in their footsteps
by supporting our network of local waqfs.

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