It was an emotional start to VOC’s first Ahlan Wa Sahlan outreach for Ramadan 1439 on Sunday, as three people embraced Islam and a nikah was performed at Masjid Manaarul Huda in Manenberg. This year’s AWS initiative has a twist in that VOC has partnered with Discover Islam for a[…]
In keeping with the theme of social cohesion and social justice in Ramadan, VOC has again taken four masajid under its wings for the annual Ahlan Wasahlan (AWS) outreach project. The AWS project, now in its 18th year, aims to connect VOC with its listeners, through the recitation of Quran.[…]
VOC concluded this year’s Ahlan wa Sahlan 1438 outreach on a high note at the Siddique Mosque in Elsies River, a fitting tribute as Muslims usher in the last few days of Ramadan. The programme was blessed with a dhikr in the usual Gadat laghu from the local community, with[…]
It may have been another icy cold day in the Mother City on Sunday, but the sounds of the Quran inside Masjidul Jumuah in Westridge created a warm and inviting atmosphere, as hundreds of residents gathered for the Ahlan Wa Sahlan outreach. The Ramadan spiritual programme, the third for the[…]
“None of us would have imagined that years ago, the athaan and the kalimah would be called out on these dusty dunes.” These were the words of Imam Adam Philander, in praising the development of Islam in the Nkanini community at Masjidu Allahu Akbar in Khayelitsha. The masjid, a tiny,[…]
It was a packed house at Masjidul Jumuah in Delft on Sunday, as VOC marked the first Ahlan Wa Sahlan outreach project for Ramadan. As the khatmal Quran got underway, young boys slowly streamed in to join the elders of the community, while the women’s section was filled to the[…]
Coordinators of VOC’s flagship Ahlan Wa Sahlan (AWS) Ramadaan outreach programme have hailed the success of the campaign’s 16th edition, after the project came to conclusion this past weekend. Organisers estimate that some 3000 Muslims were fed over the three week campaign. Each year community members come out in their[…]
VOC’s flagship Ramadan outreach project ended on a high note at Masjidul Ameer in Ruyterwacht on Sunday, with hundreds of community members streaming in, mostly children. The 16th Ahlan Wa Sahlan programme was an opportunity for VOC to engage with the local community for an afternoon of soothing Quranic recitation[…]
In a series of events to celebrate the Muslim Judicial Council’s (MJC) 70th anniversary, members of the ulema joined residents at Masjidul Jumu’ah in Delft for an afternoon of Quranic recitation and thikr. The event formed part of VOC’s third Ahlan Wa Sahlan project, in partnership with aid organisation Gift of[…]
The Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) has arranged a number of Ramadan outreach programs this weekend, in a bid to reconnect with the community during the sacred month of giving. MJC secretary-general Maulana Abdul Khaliq Allie said the first project they have lined up is a visit to the Porterville Prison[…]
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