Theme: Waqf, entrepreneur and Youth Empowerment
Venue: Zakah and Waqf Training Room.
Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm daily
Date: 12th and 13th December 2020
Program Partners: IIIT
Total Participants: About 90
Facilitators: Ameer A.A Lamido, Dr. Najeeb AA Gambo, Dr. Abubakar Sadiq and Dr. Adamu Tide
Reported by: Research, Training and documentation Unit of ZWF
Amb. Yerima Abduahi presenting his remarks at the forma opening of 2-day workshop as the chairman of the occasion Prof. Saeh Abdu is seated beside
A Two(2)day Waqf Ambassador workshop was held at the foundation’s office on 12th and 13th of December 2020.The workshop was intensive and had in attendance 86 young participant of different ages, gender ,and post secondary school qualifications. The participants were exposed to different skills and knowledge around Entrepreneurship ,Waqf Administration &Wealth Creation, Exploring opportunities in different sectors of the economy especially Agriculture ,ICT, and SMEs.The workshop was a collaborative effort between Zakkah and Waqf Foundation,and International Institute of Islamic Thought(IIIT), Nigeria office.
The program should be converted into Waqf Ambassadors Fellowship, an annual fellowship from that will aim at producing all-rounded young leaders that are equipped with skills and knowledge in areas of Waqf Administration and Wealth Creation, Entrepreneurship, Personal Development & Leadership, Resources Management, Activism, Volunteerism & Civic Engagement, Critical Thinking, and Introduction to Islamic Sciences etc.
The fellowship will be designed in modules (THEMES)with at least 5 seminar like contacts within the year, readings, projects and mentorship. And upon graduation fellows will form part of the alumni community.