Awqaf SA is a charitable endowment (waqf) receiving organization. It invests endowment funds and spends only the income generated from investments to fund a variety of community development projects and programmes promoting Integrated Community Development and Self-Reliance. 


B-BBEE LEVEL RATING 1 – 135% :   Awqaf SA is a Level 1 contributor in terms of the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment  Codes of Good Practice

SARS S18 Status:  A maximum of 10% of Taxable Income of Donations made to Awqaf SA  are deductible in terms of Section 18A of the Income Tax Act.

 Our Vision

To be the leading civil society waqf / endowment institution in Southern Africa having the best financial and human capital asset base providing cutting-edge value-adding initiatives and services to empower people and communities and excelling in all that we do with the highest standards of ethics and integrity.

Our Mission

  • Create, mobilise, develop and manage waqf and charitable endowment funds and assets as means of providing sustainable funding solutions
  • Advocacy, education,  popularisation, and proliferation of  the Waqf system
  • Mobilisation, training,  & engagement of human resources/ambassadors for voluntary community service
  • Initiation and/or contribution to worthwhile sustainable humanitarian, community development and poverty alleviation projects and programmes

 Our Policies

  • Cooperation, Partnerships & Working Unity
  • Promotion of Self Reliance
  • Effective Corporate Governance
  • Holistic view of Community Development
  • Being Proactive and Relevant
  • Learning Organisation
  • Service to all irrespective of creed or colour
  • For more on Operational Policies Click here

Our Values

  • Ethical behaviour and code of conduct
  • Sincerity of purpose
  • Taqwa – Consciousness of Our Creator in thoughts, feelings, and actions