Islamic Relief

JP Duminy supports the Share the Care campaign

Former South African T20 Cricket Captain, JP Duminy, joined the Share the Care campaign powered by Awqaf SA in partnership with Islamic Relief South Africa to distribute food hampers and face masks in Mitchell’s Plain, Khayelitsha and Century City.  Many of the recipients are associated with the JP 21 Foundation,[…]

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Islamic Relief assists with medical crisis in Gaza

As paramedics and medical workers struggle to keep up with the extent of injuries in Gaza, Islamic Relief is urgently procuring life-saving medical supplies to support hospitals in the blockaded coastal enclave. Gaza is being pushed to breaking point as doctors and aid workers treat the victims of the brutal violence during[…]

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Islamic Relief cycling for Mali

The situation in the villages of Bladje, Siraman, Komitan and Tamala in Mali is dire, with only a small percentage of the population having access to safe drinking water. The health of thousands of people in these villages – especially children – are at risk because of water-borne diseases. With[…]

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Top comedians take stage for Back 2 School campaign

Some of South Africa’s top comedians have joined forces with Islamic Relief South Africa (IRSA) to help get 2,000 orphans and vulnerable children ready for the 2018 school year. “A Lekker Comedy Show” will run for two nights – Friday 29th and Saturday 30th December – at the Academia Auditorium[…]

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Hanover Park takes ownership of their streets

Religious leaders in Hanover Park will mobilize residents to “take back their streets” at a multi–faith community safety initiative this weekend. Members of the Muslim and Christian clergy will host a vigil in the area on Friday night to pray for victims of gang violence, ahead of a weekend of[…]

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Light Up for Change in support of orphans

Brighten-up the evening sky with Lace Up for Change’s evening run, the NGO will on Friday embark on a ‘Light up for change’ run at the Rondebosch Common as part of Islamic Relief South Africa’s Unity Week, where all funds raised will go to the aid organisation’s orphan project. Commonly[…]

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Ulema join call to support East Africa crisis

By Abubaker Abrahams The humanitarian conditions in the barren East Africa belt have deteriorated so badly yet the global response to the crisis remains inadequate. Over 20 million people across South Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya are in urgent need of food, following months of drought, which have caused a[…]

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