Almost R2 million in pledges to #OperationCovid19 fund

Operation SA and the South African National Zakah Fund (SANZAF) have launched an emergency fund-raising drive, which has already garnered almost R2 million in pledges in just a few days. The organisations are partnering to assist in delivering essential food items to the vulnerable and destitute during the 21-day national[…]

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Muslims have already embraced the digital era

By Shafiq Morton SANZAF CEO, Yasmina Francke, attended the 2019 World Zakat Forum Conference in Bandung, Indonesia, last month. Held on annual basis, the conference attracts Zakah institutions from around the globe, and is a critical platform in reviewing contemporary Zakah practices. This year’s event was themed “Optimizing Global Zakat Role[…]

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Manenberg: Not an epitome of crime and gang violence

By Ra-ees Moerat Manenberg is not an epitome of crime and gang violence, according to the residents who attend the SANZAF institution in the community. The facility, located in the heart of Manenburg, incorporates social development programmes in the form of educational classes. The eleven-year-old standing facility is home to a[…]

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SANZAF responds to Knysna Fires and Cape Storm

As the Western Cape assesses the impact of this week’s storm and firefighters struggle to control devastating blazes along the Garden Route, the South African National Zakah Fund (SANZAF) has deployed its teams to the affected areas to help ensure that immediate assistance is provided. Eight people have been confirmed[…]

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SANZAF launches winter blanket drive

As winter approaches in the Mother City, there is now a concerted effort to provide assistance to the city’s impoverished communities, especially those living on the streets.  On Saturday, the South African National Zakah Fund (SANZAF) held a blanket drive at the Athlone office where it appealed to the community[…]

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Zakah, essential to the welfare of our community

By Ibrahim Kangwa Chibwe The South African National Zakah Fund’s (SANZAF) International Zakah Conference began on Friday with a special emphasis on the empowerment of impoverished families. SANZAF, which always adhere to best practice in terms of governance and compliance, has attracted international speakers from across the globe. At the[…]

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