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  • Sadaqa Jariya – Build Wells in Water-scare communities

    Thank you for your generosity & support! Thank you for your support! With your generosity and continued support, we are pleased to announce that we collected a total of $52,253 to establish Sadaqa Jariyyah projects (continuous charity) in loving memory of our brother Abdulla Barahim (Rahimahullah). The total donation collections are CA $52,253.01 (Balance last updated date/time: 2022-01-28) B araka'Allah fekum January 7, 2022 ​ Sadaqa Jariya – Build Wells in Water-scarce communities In a loving memory of brother Abdulla Barahim (Rahimahullah) ​ As-salamu Alaykum, ​ The IISC is partnering with the International Development and Relief Foundation (IDRF) to establish a Sadaqa Jariyyah project (continuous charity) as a loving memory of our brother Abdulla Barahim (Rahimahullah). IDRF and their partners on the ground will build water wells in Yemen’s Aden and Hadramout regions. The following are just some of the impacts of your donation. ​ A regular motor-powered well is a water system that pumps water from the underground water table. The regular wells in Yemen use a motorized engine that runs off gasoline and costs $5,000. A solar-powered well has a very similar setup, however, instead of running on a gasoline motor engine, the water-well uses solar energy to power the engine. A solar well costs $15,000 and is a comparatively eco-friendly and sustainable solution. Both types of wells have pipelines that irrigate nearby farmland to ensure that farmers in the area can grow crops. A motor-powered well will provide approximately 4,656 people/780 families access to clean water. A solar-powered well will provide clean, safe water to approximately 9,000 people/1,500 families. The expected completion time is 12 months from the day funds are released to IDRF. ​ ​The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: "When a person dies, all his deeds come to an end except three: sadaqah jariya (ongoing charity, e.g. a waqf or endowment), beneficial knowledge (which he has left behind), or a righteous child who will pray for him." (Reported by al-Tirmidhi, no 1376; he said this is a Saheeh Hasan hadeeth) ​ You can make online donations at or by Interac e-transfer to Please note that your donations are eligible for tax-deductible receipts issued by the IISC at the end of the fiscal year. ​ The last day for collecting your donations is Friday – January 28, 2022. ​ Thank you for your support and jazakum Allahu khairan! ​ Islamic Information Society of Calgary (IISC) The History of the IISC In Loving Memory of brother Abdulla Barahim (Rahimahullah) The best investment you can make is one for your hereafter Sadaqah Jariyyah for Abdulla Barahim (Rahimahullah) Three lessons from the life of our beloved brother Abdulla Barahim - Rahimahullah Out of gallery

  • Quran Academy - Islamic Information Society of Calgary (IISC)

    Founded in 2011, Quran Academy is a Quran school that aims to build and sustain a generation that establishes a relationship with the Quran. We offer professional services to teach children, ages 6-15 for boys and 6-10 for girls, Quran, focusing specifically on memorization, proper recitation and understanding of tajweed rules. Quran Academy is structured to have student-hours each week for each individual child. Our methodology of teaching consists of the following: ​ Establish a profile for every child to determine their strengths and weaknesses and main areas of focus Give individual attention, during class time, to every child that registers at Quran Academy Provide a schedule for every child to work on at home for reviewing their homework Send a monthly report to parents detailing the progress of their child and areas of improvement Our Values At Quran Academy, we recognize the responsibility placed on our shoulders when we have our children placed under our supervision during class times; therefore, all instructors who are hired by Quran Academy must go through the First Aid CPR/AED training and be certified first aiders before they can teach. ​ Self-discipline is another value we uphold which, essentially, every Muslim should have when it comes to learning the Quran. Subjects of self-discipline are: ​ Arriving to class and getting picked up from class at the time specified by the Administrator Respecting the teacher and paying close attention during class Respecting other students around and not harming them in any way, shape or form Completing the homework specified by the Instructor We welcome you to register with Quran Academy ​ IISC Quran Academy Registration Form How to register: Fill in the application form below, ONE form per child. Check the courses list page and pick the class that fits your schedule. Fill in the waiver form – one form per child. Make a payment to confirm your registration. Fees are for one child and cover one semester (September to January) or (February to June). ​ The classes will be held at: NE Location: IISC Youth Centre (Al-Kahf) 4134 6 St NE, Calgary, AB T2E 8C8NE location and/or IISC NE Masjid (next door from IISC Youth Center) 4128 6 St NE, Calgary, AB T2E 8C8 ​ Downtown Location: IISC Downtown Masjid 1009 7 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 1A8 ​ Email Sh Hatem at or call 587-703-7011. ​ ​ Note: Registration will be confirmed only when the completed application is received accompanied by the full semester payment. ​ Quran Academy - Quran Memorization Program For more details and online registration, please complete the Google form: ​ Children: Quran Academy Registration ​ Brothers: Quran Academy Registration ​ (No Classes on statutory holidays) ​ ​ ​

  • Contact Us - Islamic Information Society of Calgary (IISC)

    Contact Us Islamic Directors (Imams): Sheikh Hacene Chebbani: Available by appointment (please book an appointment by sending an email to Sheikh Navaid Aziz: Please book an appointment by sending an email to Kindly note that the appointments will be made on a first come first serve basis for Tuesdays to Sundays. Youth Coordinator: ​ Sheikh Ali Nasser: Please book an appointment by sending an email to . ​ Quran Academy: ​ Sheikh Hatem Shebani: Please book an appointment by sending an email to . Management: President: Amar Ahmed (Alani) or Secretary: Treasurer: Hours of Operation: Suspended due to COVID-19. Please contact us by email or phone. Please visit for iqamah times, including Fridays Islamic Information Society of Calgary Mailing Address (for all postal mail): Islamic Information Society of Calgary (IISC) PO Box 64295, Thorncliffe PO Calgary, AB, T2K 6J7 Street Address IISC NE: 4128 6 St NE, Calgary, AB, T2E 8C8 Phone: (403) 261-7601 Downtown Calgary Mosque: 1009 7th Ave SW Calgary, AB, T2P 1A8 Phone: (403) 261-7602 ​ IISC Youth Centre: 4134 6 St NE, Calgary, AB T2E 8C8 ​

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