The South African National Zakáh Fund (SANZAF) aims to help empower families in need. The organization is a socio-welfare and faith-based institution that collects and efficiently distribute wealth to support the Islamic community.
SANZAF Zakah Bursary intends to improve moral / ethical issues of the applicant and the applicant’s family. The priority for the bursary are those who belong to the poverty-stricken families such as unemployed individuals, low-income households as well as people who are indebted for some uncontrollable circumstances.
SANZAF Bursary Requirements and Eligibility
Families with proven financial need:
- Employed but with insufficient household income
- In debt
How to Apply and Application Details
Contact your respective places below to inquire about the SANZAF bursary application form for 2018 as well as the application process.
The Bursary Committee will review and shortlist potential candidates. Interview dates, venues and time slots will be communicated by 6 November 2017 through email. Interviews will be conducted either on 18 November 2017 or 25 November 2017. All applicants should make sure that they are available on these dates.
All supporting documentation must be submitted by 31 January 2018 otherwise the application will result in disqualification. Candidates will receive feedback regarding application status by 26 February 2018. A Confirmation of Pledge letter after 28 February 2018 will be given to successful candidates which will indicate the dates by which payments will be made. The pledged amount will be paid in one installment. All payments will be made directly into the institution on behalf of the successful applicants and they are not entitled to withdraw any funds paid by SANZAF. Applicants are responsible for their own registration fees.
Opening & Closing Date
Durban, Gauteng – Opening Date: 1 December 2017 – Closing Date: 10 January 2018
Kimberley, Ladysmith – Opening Date: 1 December 2017 – Closing Date: 20 January 2018
Pietermaritzburg – Opening Date: 1 December 2017 – Closing Date: 19 January 2018
East London – Unconfirmed
Port Elizabeth – Opening Date: 1 August 2017 – Closing Date: 29 September 2017
Western Cape – Opening Date: 1 August 2017 – Closing Date: 30 September 2017
Durban: Zakah House, 91 Charlotte Maxeke Street, Durban 4000 / 031 309 6786 / [email protected]
East London: 53b Union Street, Central, East London / 5201043 722 7453 / [email protected]
Gauteng: 39 Mint Road, Fordsburg / Shop L16, Trade Route Mall, Lenasia 1826 / Office 108, H,S Ebrahim Centre, 190Bengal Street, Laudium 0037 / 011 834 6046 / [email protected]
Kimberley: Moghal Park Madressa, Moghal Park / 053 831 2758 / [email protected]
Ladysmith: 27 Daisy Lane, Acaciavale, Ladysmith 3370 / 036 633 2792 / [email protected]
Pietermaritzburg: 34 Simoen Road, Raisethorpe / 033 397 9133 / [email protected]
Port Elizabeth: Movement Hall, Cnr Van der Kemp and Van Rooyen Streets, Parkside / 041 506 7288 / [email protected]
Western Cape: 021 447 0297 / [email protected]