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24 June 2019 / 20 Shawwal 1440
Nisáb = R5284.67
Silver = R8.63/g (R268.33/oz)
Gold = R746.57 /g (R20 162.30oz)
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Nisáb is a minimum amount of wealth which makes one liable to pay Zakáh. The person who possesses an amount equal to or greater than this specified minimum wealth, which remains in his or her possession for a period of one year is considered wealthy enough to pay the Zakáh.

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As the festive season unfolds, dress codes and diets are bound to change in accordance with the celebrations that are always associated with the summer seasons. Unfortunately those who are less fortunate do not enjoy this privilege. The Sanzaf office in Port Elizabeth made a generous donation to the Tharros Child & Youth Care Centre on 14 December 2018. The Tharros Care Centre is a NPO dedicated to providing care and child development services to abandoned and destitute children between one and 12 years of age. This organisation is based in Hanky and has been providing a conducive environment for childhood development to underprivileged children for two years.

Theresa Sampson who is the founder of the Child Care Centre contact the Sanzaf office in Port Elizabeth for assistance towards clothing and food for the children residing in the Child Care Centre. On 14 December 2018 the Sanzaf office delivered clothes, bedding material and food parcels at the Care Centre. The items donated by Sanzaf will ensure that the Children who are living under the Care of the Tharros Centre are well fed and clothed while they remain in an environment that is conducive for childhood development.

This donation is part of various other initiatives the Sanzaf Office in Port Elizabeth conducts contributing towards the advancement of childhood development.IMG 20181214 100313IMG 20181214 100315IMG 20181214 101052

The Department of Social Development has published several reports which characterise the Eastern Cape as the second province with high rates of food insecurity in the Country. Various welfare organisations and NPO`s strive to provide assistance to communities which are affected by food insecurity to help overcome this situation.

For over thirty years the Sanzaf office in Port Elizabeth has been providing groceries to its recipients on a monthly basis in an effort to eradicate food insecurity. Recipients who benefit from this initiative are from low income households therefore they struggle to support themselves and their families with sufficient groceries that can sustain them for a month period. Predominantly pensioners and recipients with health challenges benefit from this initiative. On the 4th and 5th of December 2018 the Sanzaf office in Port Elizabeth distributed 45 food parcels to recipients residing Port Elizabeth.

The food hampers will assist the recipients and their families with adequate food supply for the rest of the festive season. The Sanzaf office in Port Elizabeth supports 105 recipients with food hampers in PE and Uitenhage. The areas where recipients who benefit from this initiative come include Arcadia, Missionvale, Bloemendal and Jacksonville.

Through support from current and prospective donors the Sanzaf office in PE aims to sustain this initiative to ensure that recipients from low income households receive adequate food supply.

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Jalsah is a special occasion which is meant to appreciate the hard work and dedication Islamic children have displayed though out the year in terms of attendance and fulfilling the duties prescribed for them in their respective Madressahs. This event is hosted annually in celebration of the children`s commitment to their education.

On 25 November 2018 the Sanzaf in conjunction with the Marikana Islamic Resource Centre/Madressah hosted a Jalsah for all the children attending the Madressah. The Marikana Islamic Resource Centre is a Madressah based in Marikana Port Elisabeth it is one of the five Madressahs supported by the Sanzaf office in PE. The Madressah serves 40 children from Marikana and other neighbouring locations. Sanzaf distributed 40 new clothing items such as brand new shoes, kurtas, Jubbahs for girls and boys attending the Marikana Resource Centre.