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Want to know more about Waqf? Why not preregister for a free course?

The Waqf Academy is soon to be launched.  This is an exciting venture where for the first time,  online courses  will be presented and moderated by a panel of experts.  Go to www.waqfacademy.org to pre register for the Basic Introductory Waqf Studies module.

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Corporate Staff Waqf Fund Launched

The Muslim Workgroup Committee (MWC) has for several years collected money from staff members of various Corporates and sympathizers during the holy month of Ramadaan to provide Eid food hampers to the destitute and needy. After much thought and deliberation at an historic meeting between the MWC and the National Awqaf Foundation of South Africa (Awqaf SA) during Ramadaan 1431/2010, it was agreed that the MWC would initiate a groundbreaking Corporate Staff Waqf Fund (CSWF) in collaboration with Awqaf SA primarily to provide sustainable funding for projects and programmes as well as a contribution towards the revival of an important Sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad (s). As beneficiaries of much of the infrastructure developed by our forbears – mainly small traders – it was now our turn as staff members of the corporate world to leave a legacy for the future. How does it work?  It’s simple. As a staff member you are requested to complete the monthly debit order (included in this flyer) for whatever sum you wish. A Waqf account will be opened in your name in Awqaf SA and your waqf donations will be pooled and invested by Awqaf SA. The income distribution to downstream projects and programmes will be done in consultation with the Trustees (Waqf Mutawallees) appointed by corporate staff donors.  Reports will be provided on an annual basis. S18 tax certificates will be provided on request. The Power of numbers:   If 5000 staff members throughout the corporate sector donates an average of R100 per ...

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AWQAF SA presents: Leadership Development Seminar 2011

The National Awqaf Foundation of South Africa (Awqaf SA) was established in 2001 as an independent community based owned trust, solely focusing on establishing the institution of waqf (endowment funding) and the empowerment of communities within South Africa. Awqaf SA is a charitable community organisation aimed at investing endowment funds for various community development programmes. These programmes are aimed at promoting the concept of communities becoming self-reliant and sustainable through holistic development programmes. One of our programmes is the leadership development project where we assist young people to unleash their leadership potential. We believe that investing in the promotion of youth is critical to the development of a dream society for all. The objectives of the programme are to: Create/ provide opportunity to young people in the community through networking. Create a vibe/opportunity to be part of a Professional/winning Society and in the process create hope to others. Direct young people to a social & spiritual conscious future. Contribute to aspire to success and the deprivation of failure (failure of the community is not an option). Contribute to leadership development in the community. Fulfill our obligation/ objectives of establishing Waqf & giving back to the Community. Utilize the opportunity to revolutionise our Community & reiterate our relevance in South Africa & the Ummah at large. Inculcate a culture of social responsibility in our future leaders. Develop a youth that will have a sense of belonging and hope. It is in this light that Awqaf SA requests that you grace us ...

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