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Assalamu alaykum

The way I see it, we all have a small part to play in this lonely ol’ world, not all of us can be doctors, lawyers or accountants! All of us have a small price to pay giving back to the ummah… one step at a time.

We can start by doing some voluntary work within the community. There is a host of opportunities out there, we just need to find the one we will be the most effective positive difference. 

 Heres some of them…


Ansar Youth Project is an innovative social inclusion project based in the London Borough of Harrow, open to all young people between the ages of 11-16 years. We are currently recruiting Youth Workers between the ages of 18-28 years to join our team of volunteers to work at our Saturday Youth Club at Pinner Youth & Community Centre.

If you enjoy working with young people and feel you can make a difference to their lives, and are able to commit to all training programmes and a fortnightly shift of 6 hours, we want to hear from you. For a recruitment pack and application form, simply log on to our website and download the forms. Note that the deadline for applications is Monday 25th February 2008.

For more information please contact Ms Naseera Kassam on:
Tel: 020 8427 8388
E-mail: admin@ansaryouth.
Website: http://www.ansaryouth.

Muslim Youth Skills Presents:


Dates: Saturday 1st March & Saturday 15th March 2008
Time: 10.00 am – 4.00 pm
Venue: Leeds Grand Mosque, 9 Woodsley Road, Woodhouse, Leeds, LS6 1SN

A youth work course which might be of interest to people currently in the field or those wishing to explore the area as a vocation. No previous experience of youth work is needed and it is ideal for those who are presently youth and community workers, wanting to
gain a better understanding of how we can explore youth work, faith and culture in a Muslim context. The cost is £40 for both days (it usually costs £110). Book early as places are limited.

For further information and an application form contact Tafazal:
Tel: 07861 698 132
E-mail: mail@muslimyouthski
Website: http://www.muslimyouthskil


Assalamu alaykum

I’ve said it once, but I’ll say it again,

If you havent been to an Al Kauthar course, you have no idea what you are missing!

Recently Al Kauthar held the “World of the Unseen – Belief in the Last Day” by the amazing Sheikh Waleed Basyouni.

We went through many aspects from the grave to seeing Allah. Inshallah will put some of it up.

In the mean time why not cheak Al Kauthar out, you may be suprise at what lies in store!

Teacher Spotlight

Waleed Basyouni

Shaykh Waleed Basyouni has graduated with a Bachelors degree in Islamic Sciences from Al-Imam Muhammad University in Saudi Arabia, and then went on to complete a Masters in Islamic Theology, World Religions and Modern Religious Sect. He is currently working on his PhD Coursework in Theology.

Shaykh Waleed is involved in various organizations and projects; he is an instructor at the American Open University in Alexandria, USA and serves as the Imam of Clear Lake Islamic Center in Houston. He is a frequent guest speaker at Universities, Conventions, Radio Talk Shows, Television, Interfaith meetings, and community centres nationally and internationally. He is also a member of the North American Imam Federation (NAIF), Assembly of Muslim Jurists in America (AMJA)-Fatwa and Research Committee, Director of Texas Dawah Convention, and advisor to numerous Islamic societies/organisations around the United States.

Shaykh Waleed has Ijaazahs in reciting the Holy Quran and in several books of Hadeeth, awarded by various scholars. Shaykh Waleed has had the opportunity of studying under some of the notable Scholars of our time namely Shaykh Ibn Baaz, Shaykh Abdur-Razzaque Afify, Shaykh Ibn Jibreen, Shaykh Al-Barrak and many others. He has been involved in Da`wah for the last 15 years in Saudi Arabia, United States and Canada.

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