Home » Tag Archives: Waqf

Tag Archives: Waqf

Waqf Academy Website

The Waqf Academy has been established with a mission of being a dedicated resource as well as a provider of waqf knowledge. The Waqf Academy has set its sights on providing world class online education and training programmes from basic level appropriate to the general public and high school, madressah learners to the highest levels of graduate and postgraduate programmes in partnership and collaboration with other academic and awqaf institutions, scholars, ulama, academics, and foundations.

Read More »
Anwah Nagia

Dr Anwah Nagia Waqf Endowment Fund is launched in memoriam

Awqaf SA - an organisation grounded in a sustainable National Endowment fund set up for sustainable community development - we are proud to launch the Dr Anwah Nagia Waqf Endowment Fund.

Read More »

Webinar: Waqf in Nigeria and the Unexplored Opportunities within the Law

About During this webinar, we intend to bring you knowledge and information about the Waqf sector in several Muslim Communities around the world.A live Question and Answer discussion will open up the session for enrichment, intervention, and enquiry.The webinar will be hosted on the Zoom platform in English.You may send your questions before the webinar to, Hasanain, email address: hasanain@awqafsa.org.za and will forward these to the speaker and Event Details Saturday, August 8, 2020 Time:11:00am Nigeria12:00pm South Africa13:00pm Makkah Webinar Video Proudly brought to you by:The International Islamic Institute of Waqf (IIIW)World Awqaf Forum (WAF)National Awqaf Foundation of South Africa (Awqaf SA)Awqaf Organisation of Nigeria (AWQAFON) Enquiries:Hasanain Abdullah+2779 5071196hasanain@awqafsa.org.za

Read More »

Honouring Islam’s greatest women

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, MoroccoPrincess Zubaida ordered and sponsored a series of wells, reservoirs, and artificial pools to provide water for Muslim pilgrimsSaartjie van de Kaap, the daughter of a freed slave, became the first women to make a waqf for the first masjid in Cape TownThe 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. Pledge your support today. Donate Now! FNB Account Name: AWQAF SA Account Number: 62052040145 Branch code: 254005 Ref: Cell number/Waqf

Read More »

Historic Community Waqf Fund Initiated

A historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)  was signed  between Awqaf SA and the Kwanobuhle Muslim Community Trust  (KMC) regarding the creation of a Masjid/Community  Based  Community Waqf Fund. The agreement was signed at a special signing ceremony during the 7th House of Ummah Stakeholders meeting held at Islamia College, Cape Town. The Community Waqf Fund initiated by AWQAF SA is  designed to empower  local and emerging Muslim Communitiies, particularly  in poor communities living in “townships”. According Awqaf SA Deputy CEO, Br Mickaeel Collier  who presided the signing together with KMC  trustee, Br Thandile Kona, “South Africa has a diverse range of Muslim communities  in terms of income distribution – those that are living on the fringes of poverty and those that have been blessed with abundance.  There are those that are self-sufficient, self-reliant, and resilient  while there are others that are dependent on  their wages supplemented by generous donors.  And herein lies the problem.” The Waqf system is designed to ensure that poverty is eradicated so that the poor are empowered and become self sufficient and self reliant too. However, because the Prophetic & Divine waqf system is  hardly articulated and is largely absent from our educational institutions, nobody has heard or learnt about it from authentic sources. This scenario imposes a duty on the community to ensure that knowledge about the waqf system is transmitted, internalized, and acted upon in droves by the larger Muslim community as a form redistribution of wealth – the very noble objective envisioned by ...

Read More »