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We began as a small class at home, with the first students being Ustadh’s own family, whom have since gone on to become teachers themselves.
As an institute, we now have over 300 students ranging from 3 year olds in Pre-Maktab to some of our eldest students over 70 years of age studying the Qaidah with us in the last year.
Over the last year, we have provided hundreds of hours of classes, courses and activities. We cater to the needs of the community and members of all ages. From Quran recitation, Arabic language, life essentials skills for Teens and Further Maktab, Classes for sisters, Tafseer, Seerah and Lessons from Hadith as well as classes for Pre-Maktab and many more.
Moving to a new building
In July 2020 we were able to move to a brand new premises in order to accommodate more students. This was amidst the Covid-19 Pandemic and despite the restrictions and lockdowns, along with switching between online and in person learning, our students have remained with us and our numbers have continued to grow.
These include funding our much needed social branch addressing the needs of the community through projects such as our upcoming Youth Club and Sisters Coffee Mornings.
Your donations will go towards helping the Madrassah running all the current courses and activities including our FREE courses and Maktab Prizes, along with supplies needed for youth projects.
Both daily Salah and Jummu'ah take place in the building. Your donation will be a means of reward for you for all of the people worshipping and benefitting from the facility on a daily basis.
We have many students that interact with us daily online, whom benefit from the content we produce and distribute. Donations will allow us to expand our online platform to reach a wider and more diverse audience.
Ad-Duha Institute is a non-profit organisation that was unofficially set up in December 2011 with a humble start by offering Quran reading classes to neighbouring children to address the need in our locality.
Over the years by the grace of Allah the Almighty we have managed to naturally grow and expand our services to meet the growing needs of the local community.
With the growing list of students on our waiting list, we expanded to a new premises and launched more classes for all members of the community including specialised and engaging talks for teenagers, pre-maktab classes for infants, regular classes for adults offering Tajweed lessons, Arabic classes and talks both in English and Urdu.
Our aim has always been to equip students with the necessary knowledge and tools to develop a deep-rooted love and relationship with Sunni Islam. Through learning, understanding and embodying the Quran and Sunnah, students learn to fulfil their religious rites and duties in an informed manner.
We also focus on teaching key Muslim values, skills and attitudes, such as God-consciousness, respect, tolerance and mercy for all life. We aim to give students the skills to live and build healthy relationships with others in furthering the common good.
Through such a values-based approach, our students can grow to realise their full potential and play an active role as Muslims in their communities and wider society.
Mufti Huzaifa Saeed began his journey of studying Islam from a young age.
He began memorising Quran at the age of 7 which he completed at the age of 11 in the year 1998. He then went on to delve into the Islamic sciences by studying the Darse Nizami Kaamil for 6 years at Jamia Imdaadu Uloom Islamiyya. There he benefited from the school’s lecturers, specifically its late principal, Shaykh Hassan Jaan (Rahimahullah).
In 2007, Mufti Huzaifa moved to Karachi to study the final 2 years of his Alimiyyah course under Shaykh Mufti Taqi Uthmani (d.b.) at Darul Uloom Karachi. He graduated from there receiving Ijazah to teach the various sciences he had studied.
After graduating, Mufti Huzaifa was honoured to study a 2 year Mufti course – Takhassus (specialisation) in Ifta at Jamia Zakariyya Karbogha Sharieff under Shaykh Syed Mufti Mukhtar Uddin Shah Saheb (d.b). During this time he had practise issuing Fatwas and served as a lecturer at the same institute.
For the next ten years, Mufti Huzaifa remained busy in his roles of being an Imam, a Khateeb, a teacher of Islamic sciences, a Hifdh teacher and a Mufti at various Masjids and Madrassahs such as: Masjid Momin Peshawar, Madrassah Daruleeman, Jamia Imdaadul Uloom and Masjid Abdullah bin Masood (UK).
He is now one of the Imams and teaches Islamic Sciences and the Hifdh class at Ad-Duha institute.
Born and raised in the United Kingdom, Ustadh Awais completed his school and college education however felt a need to better himself.
Thus he decided to seek islamic knowledge and enrolled at Darul Ilm in the full time Alimiyyah course.
Soon after he joined As-Suffa Institute whilst work full time. He currently teaches weekend classes and delivers speeches to teenage audiences.
Ustadh Awais also has a Youtube Channel which he uses for the purpose of Dawah Knowledge is light productions
Maulana Ahmed Zaman studied at As-Suffa institute from 2012-2018.
At his time there, he taught the tajweed classes from 2013 onwards and the evening classes in 2017.
In the year 2018 he went to further implement his education through da’wah. He spent a year traveling around parts of England and Pakistan in the form of Tableegh.
Thereafter he started teaching at As-Suffa under the watch and supervision of his teachers. This lasted for 2 years until today.
He has since taught the pliminary full time and evening classes and other courses during the weekdays and weekends. These consist of tajweed, spoken Arabic, Quranic Arabic, and other short courses.
The founder of Ad-Duha Institute. Mid way through his secondary education he had a desire to learn the Qur’an. So he travelled to Pakistan and enrolled for the Hifdh class in a madrassah called Imdaadul Uloom Peshawar.
Upon returning to the united kingdom three years later he continued his secular education and started working at an accounting firm as an assistant accountant. Around this time he embarked on a journey of seeking Islamic knowledge and joined As-Suffa Institute.
Ustadh Azhar has been teaching the Qur’an to children from home for over eight years and the Adults Tajweed course at As-Suffa Institute for over four years