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Auckland Park Academy Of Excellence for Charity Week


We are a Muslim School in the Suburb of Auckland Park , Johannesburg. We are passionate about Social work and feel that it is important for holistic development.
We are hosting a variety of events at our school to raise funds for Charity Week. The events include colouring competitions , civvies days , movie days and Bake sales.


Fatima Nanabhay
071 428 7295

About Charity Week

Charity Week is an Islamic Relief non-profit, volunteer-led campaign that raises money for orphans and needy children in South Africa and in other struggling countries.

This will be the 2nd year that South Africa will be participating in the event and this is all thanks to the volunteers who work hard to make their events a success, and to donors who open up their hearts to our vision. The core belief behind Charity Week is unity. The more unified we are as an Ummah, the bigger the impact we will have on the world.

In 2018 Charity week was able to fund projects in 8 countries, South Africa being one of them. Projects include a Maternity Centre, vocational training to widows and orphaned children, malnutrition centres as well as an Early Childhood Development Centre. To find out about the projects funded visit and download the 2018 Annual report.

Join the Charity Week movement by donating and help us change lives.

Contact Details: 0672507662


When it comes to fundraising, the Charity Week philosophy is simple: the more people involved in planning and putting on events and initiatives, the greater the amount of funds raised will be. This in turn means that we can help even more orphans and children in need. It’s a philosophy that hasn’t failed yet!

Each year, the amount you raise increases and the impact of those funds are life changing. In the 13 years that Charity Week has been running, over R126 million has been raised. This has funded 52 projects in 25 countries Alhamdulillah!

Here’s a small snapshot of some of the amazing work funded so far.

Rebuilding futures – Gaza

Following the 2012 bombardment of Gaza, Charity Week was there to step in and rehabilitate seven schools across the Gaza strip, directly impacting upon the education of over 9,000 children. Thanks to the fantastic fundraising efforts of volunteers, we’ve been able to rebuild classrooms, ensuring that schools have a safe supply of drinking water and that local children have a safe learning environment.

Thirst-free in The Sahel – Chad, Mali and Niger

In countries across the Sahara, water sources are scarce. This places great stress on the health, nutritional and sanitation needs of local communities. Thanks to the support of Charity Week fundraisers however, 13 schools and two maternity centres have been fitted with rain water harvesting systems and solar panels. Children at these schools have also been provided with hygiene packs and training.

The children at these schools now have clean safe water to drink and no longer have to walk for 30 minutes every day simply to find water. They are aware of water-borne diseases and are also growing their own vegetables masha’Allah!

Paediatric clinics for under-12s – northern Syria

Due to ongoing conflict in the region, Syria’s health system has been left in ruins across the country. Charity Week therefore funded crucial medical projects to ensure that locals had access to vital health care. We supported 17 newborn and paediatric health-care facilities in Hama, Idlib and Aleppo, providing medicines, disposables and equipment to cover basic paediatric heath care needs.

Over 153,000 children were directly impacted by the funds raised by Charity Week with newborns and infants given priority according to their greater needs.


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