Projects

Radio Al Ansaar is a muslim based community  radio station and is broadcast on the frequency of 90.4FM in Durban and Pietermaritzburg on 105.6FM.

Radio Al Ansaar. holds a Class Sound Broadcasting Service License. The Radio stations mandate is to provide a sound broadcasting service to the muslim community of Durban area in the Ethekwini municipality and in Pietermaritzburg in the Kwa-Zulu Natal Provence.

Exhibition Profile

The Souk Trade Fair is known for being the ultimate choice of alternative entertainment in Durban for the past 2 decades. The Souk is not just a trade fair, it is a family event. A place where any member of the community can be entertained and spoiled for choice in a safe and secure environment with everything from live performances, stand-up comedy, cooking demos, kids rides, scrumptious cuisines, shopping galore and so much more.

Patron Profile

The Souk attracts a diverse audience with approximately 80 000 visitors over the time span of the event. This gives you the opportunity to reach out to just about every target market ranging from the elderly, families, couples, singles, teens, kids and tots.

The Venue

The Al Ansaar Souk Trade Fair is the annual primary fundraising event for the organisation. It is hosted at the Durban Exhibition Centre and it offers:

  • A fully air-conditioned premises
  • Safe and secure parking
  • Fully carpeted prayer facilities for both males and females
  • Food court
  • Large passageways

The show which aims to provide alternative entertainment for the Muslim community is by far the largest of its kind in Durban, South Africa over the December period. It is also a centre for shopaholics who will be spoilt for choice with merchandise from local and international exhibitors. With over 300 exhibitors, the Al Ansaar Souk Trade Fair is a rich cultural experience and an event not to be missed.

Entertainment

The Al Ansaar Souk Trade Fair strives to provide multiple forms of entertainment and shopping. Some of our highlights are as follows:

  • Local and International nasheed artists
    • Cooking Demonstrations
    • Comedy shows
    • Daily prize giveaways
    • Fun fair rides
    • Entertainment lounges

With over 20 years of experience, the Al Ansaar Souk Trade Fair promises to be another spectacular event. With an entry fee of R20 per person the profits raised from this initiative are injected into the Al Ansaar Foundation and utilised for various projects and operational needs.

The Ibn Masud Centre of Excellence was established in 2008.The School is a first of its kind underpinned with an
Islamic ethos catering mainly for underprivileged children with special needs. Some of the impairments include
Hearing and Speech,Down’s syndrome, Autism, Muscular and Cognitive disabilities, Central Auditory Processing
Disorder (CAPD), Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) & Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Only 10 %
pay school fees, the other 90% cannot aord school or therapy fees.

The Mariam Bee Sultan Pre-School and Montessori is a progressive, co-educational and non-denominational school,
yet achieving all of this within an Islamic ethos. This pre-school is committed to preparing young children between
the ages of 1.5 and 6 years old to meet the challenges of the future by providing a vibrant, stimulating and enjoyable
environment that fosters independent thinking and an education that is globally competitive.
AFTER-CARE
Due to pressures and high cost of living both parents have to work to ensure they can provide for their families. Based on
this fact Mariam Bee Sultan has introduced the aftercare program from the beginning of 2016.

The Etazkiyyah Centres for Learning was one ofthe leading projects undertaken by the Al Ansaar Foundation in
1994 and was established at 222 Kennilworth Road,Overport, Durban.
The Etazkiyyah Centres for Learning comprise three Madrassahs:
• Clayton Road Primary School Madrassah • Mariam Bee Sultan Madrassah • Overport SRS Primary School Madrassah
Classes are oered from grade 1 to grade 8 and the Madrassahs are supervised by the Islamic Educational
Organisation of Southern Africa (IEOSA) and is coordinated by the Al Ansaar Foundation.