US Muslims launch fundraiser for burned churches

A coalition of Muslim groups has launched an online fundraiser to help rebuild predominantly African-American churches damaged in a recent spate of fires across the South. At least eight churches have suffered fire damage since a shooting on June 17 at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina,[…]

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Belhar primary school raises R28 000 for Water Project

A group of grade 7 students at the Belhar Islamic Primary School have taken it upon themselves to mobilize their fellow classmates, in raising funds towards VOC’s Gaza Water Project. The monies were raised through various initiatives at the school over the past few weeks, before being handed over on[…]

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Dr Mads Gilbert hails Palestinian spirit

“The colonialists think that if you have enough weapons and you have enough ambitions, you can conquer the world.” So says world renowned medical practitioner, Dr Mads Gilbert, who addressed a growing humanitarian crisis in Gaza and the occupied Palestinian territories. Dr Gilbert made headlines when he wrote an open[…]

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Al Azhar raises R11 500 for Gaza Water Project

The students of the Al Azhar primary school have taken it upon themselves to assist the men, women and children affected by Israel’s brutal campaign in Gaza, by personally raising funds towards VOC’s own Gaza Water Project. Through a massive fundraising campaign at the school over the past two weeks,[…]

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Douglas primary raises R17k for Gaza

About over 200 pupils at Douglas Primary School in Wynberg gathered in the quad area just across the street of the humble school to hand over money raised for children in Gaza on Thursday. The atmosphere was still and sombre as the students sat on the concrete floor, listening to[…]

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