Awqaf: The Ethical Sector

The relationship between awqaf and ethics is very strong and the sector shows great concern for ethical values such as honesty, integrity trust, commitment, and compassion. These values are very …

Awqaf Volunteers: The Intriguing Intangibles

Hisham Dafterdar, CPA, PhD Chairman, Awkaf Australia Ltd Awqaf is a voluntary sector built on charitable donation of assets and on mostly voluntary contribution of services. In awqaf, people volunteer …

Awqaf in the Fintech Age

This is an era where technological change is happening faster than ever. The speed at which high-tech development is taking place has given rise to very unnerving disruptive changes. The …

Awqaf Nazir – Glad to be of Service

Muslims are generous with their money, and that is because they have faith. Donating is at the forefront of Muslims consciousness albeit not spending much time to understand the social …

Awqaf Governance – Thinking Inside the Box

Good governance is a major issue facing awqaf organisations. Despite the sector’s awesome size, awqaf remains one of the most misunderstood areas of the Islamic financial system. Because of awqaf’s …

Awqaf-Private Sector Partnership

Awqaf is a faith-based economic sector accounting for a significant share of the Islamic financial system. The Islamic institutions of zakat and waqf are two socio-economic development models having the …