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Shariah Estate & Financial Planning Seminar

We now live in a complex world where financial products like insurance/ takaful, intellectual rights, usufructs, waqf, property and other listed and non listed investments abound. Many of these products have serious shariah implications which may affect beneficiaries and dependents… either during the lifetime or at death of the asset holder. Some of beneficiaries / dependents may or may not have Quranic rights upon the death of the testator, and others may have other financial rights over the estate, such as creditors who may even be Quranic heirs. Shariah Estate & Financial Planning is becoming more and more essential and critical in the lives of Muslims who wish to ensure that their estates and wills are well planned to cater for all eventualities. The Shariah Estate & Financial Planning Seminar will bring together a host of experts to discuss various aspects of Estate and Financial planning from an Islamic perspective taking into account the realities that face Muslims today. Many dependents, beneficiaries, and creditors may not be adequately catered for. Are parents secure? Are spouses secure? Are minor children secure? Are near relatives taken care of? Are non heirs and destitute in the family taken care of? Has provision been made for a waqf? Has provision been made for immediate cash upon the demise of the breadwinner of the family? These and many other issues will be discussed. SEMINAR OBJECTIVES To create awareness on the importance of adequate financial and estate planning To equip participants with knowledge and skills regarding ...

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Awqaf SA 94.7 Charity Cycle Challenge

The 22nd edition of the Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge will take place on Sunday 18 November at Riversands Commercial Park. AwqafSA is registered as a charity for the 94.7 Cycle Challenge 2018 promoting two charity funds: 1. Ammarah Paramedics Bursary Fund – which supports education of Future Paramedics. About The Ammarah Paramedic Bursary Fund  Formed in memory of the Late Ammarah Khan, who selflessly dedicated her short life to the service of mankind. She pursued a career as a paramedic and was involved in the CPR-AED project. The contributions collected are capitalised in a Waqf (endowment fund) and only the income generated from this fund will be used to provide CPR training to underprivileged communities and contribute to fund part of the bursaries for students that cannot afford to study for their degrees. Thus far 3 students are funded for their degreed studies to become paramedics and there is an opportunity to fund 10 more students if the required funding is raised. 2. Shamsaan Childrens Fund – Which supports awareness, arts and culture as well as education and welfare for children. Shamsaan (meaning “two suns”) inspired by a 5 year old Ahmad Dawabsheh, brings the expression of children, their life experiences, fears, sorrows, joys, sense of identity, beliefs, hopes and dreams, in a safe environment – through art and pictures in a universal visual language and through writings, as they are seen but seldom heard. The Shamsaan project has been formed to focus on children’s human rights focusing on the right to education ...

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