Ahlan Wa Sahlan at Soofie Zia-Un-Nur Masjid
Gift of the Givers in Partnerhip with Voice of the Cape Radio Station (VOC) commenced their first annual Ahlan Wa Sahlan (AWS) outreach programme on Sunday 14 July 2013 at Soofie Zia-Un-Nur Masjid in Vallhalla Park, more than 300 people braved the winter cold to attend his auspicious occasion, the mosque was filled with men, woman and children to complete the recital of the holy Quran.
The annual project aims to select 4 Mosque in under privileged areas and to bring communities together in Ramadaan. Every Sunday during the month of Ramadaan the VOC outside broadcasting team and GOTG goes out to various Mosque where the community is invited to come and join in the recital and completion of the Holy Quran there after a mass Iftar meal is provided by the Gift of the Givers when breaking their fast, the meal consists of a pack that includes bottled water, fruit, dates,choclate and a hot nutritious family meal. Guests from other areas also contributes by bringing their contributions of soup, savouries and cakes. During the month of Ramadaan we attend first to those who are fasting and thereafter to the rest of the community.
The Ahlan Wa Sahlan outreach programme is running for its 13th year and the Gift of the Givers partnership with VOC for the last 4 years.
The venues for the next 3 Ahlan Wa Sahlan outreach programs for Ramadaan 2013 will be at the following mosque’s:
- Majiedul Muqarram in Facreton on Sunday 21st July 2013
- Masjid Darus Salaam in Tafelsig on Sunday 28th July 2013
- Islamia Mosque in Retreat on Sunday 04th August 2013
Total Project Value: R13 250.00.