IRSA launches global Qurbani project

International humanitarian organisation Islamic Relief South Africa (IRSA) is calling on the broader community to help them feed a family on Eid ul-Adha in South Africa, India, Palestine and Syria amongst other impoverished countries. In an attempt to try and mitigate poverty within the Southern African region, Islamic Relief SA[…]

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Ramadan: An eye opener

“This Ramadan will stay with me for a very long time. It was starkly different and at most times, intensely emotional. Every day was a reminder to me about the plight of the less fortunate in our community.” Those were the words of Islamic Relief South Africa (IRSA) ambassador, Irafaan[…]

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IRSA hails ‘I Cycle Challenge’

Islamic Relief South Africa (IRSA), with its twenty-five member team took to the Cape Argus Cycle Tour in the ‘I Cycle Challenge’ in order to raise for their Africa Water Project on Sunday. While the team managed to complete the strenuous cycle course around the picturesque city, IRSA ambassador and[…]

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Bhikha, IRSA collaborate for ‘An Orphans Tale’

South Africa’s most prominent Nasheed artist, Zain Bhikha, is planning to delve into the unchartered waters of stage production, with a new play entitled ‘An Orphan’s Tale’. Run in partnership with Islamic Relief South Africa (IRSA), the play will be directed, produced and scored by Bhikha himself and will star[…]

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IRSA calls for support for Qurbani

Having embarked on its annual Qurbani campaign for 2014, Islamic Relief South Africa (IRSA) has reiterated its call for South African Muslims to help sponsor, and donate the gift of meat to some of the poorest and underprivileged communities across the world. Latest statistics have suggested that more than 824[…]

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IRSA to host course to tackle STD awareness

Islamic Relief SA (IRSA) will be collaborating with a number of groups including the Marifa Institute, and Muslim Aids Programme, in the hosting of a three day course focused on the scourge of sexually transmitted diseases amongst the youth. The course, titled ‘Protecting our Youth from the Consequences of Immorality’,[…]

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MJC joins winter project

The Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) in partnership with Islamic Relief South Africa (IRSA) and Muslim Hands embarked on a joint project to assist underprivileged communities in and around Cape Town on Saturday. About 600 blankets was distributed. According to the MJC’s deputy president Sheikh Riad Fataar, the community should work[…]

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IRSA calls for support

With freezing temperatures across the country, local humanitarian agency Islamic Relief South Africa (IRSA) has made an impassioned appeal to the Muslim community to support its projects this winter. On Wednesday, city disaster management authorities attended to several areas affected by flooding, with informal settlements the hardest hit.In South Africa,[…]

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