Tag: Othman

Dishes and Plates Waqf in Damascus

Dishes and Plates Waqf in Damascus

This type of waqf is proving a public service for the community, by lending dishes, plates, pots and other cooking and dinner ware to whoever need, especially in feasts occasions. Three documents are available from Othman Damascus, two are stating that the waqf was specifically for the shoemakers’ community. The two documents stated the waqf place in ‘Souq el-Qawafeen’ (shoemakers…

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Othman Bin Affan’s Waqf

Othman Bin Affan’s Waqf

Othman bin Affan’s waqf of ‘Romaa’ well in Madina is one of the earliest awqaf, known also as Othman‘s well and farm. From 1925 the Ministry of Awqaf took responsibility of it, and then the farm beginning from 1952 was rented to the Ministry of Agriculture. Historical texts show other waqfs of Othman including extending the Prophet’s mosque in Madina.…

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