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 …

Promises of Blockchain for Awqaf

An international forum on waqf and blockchain with the theme “harnessing the potential of blockchain technology for global waqf development” is being held in Kuala Lumpur tomorrow. Jointly organized by …

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 …

Risk Management for Awqaf: Some Thoughts

The awqaf ecosystem displays considerable variation across countries and regions. While awqaf is originally meant to be in the voluntary sector, the current situation shows diverse roles for stakeholders in …