Shaykh Zaid Fataar began his studies in Cairo, Egypt at the age of six. A graduate of the Al Azhar University, he completed hifz and achieved Ijazaat in Aqeeda and Hadith. He was elected as president of the South African students association, Cairo 2009.

Shaykh Zaid Fataar travels in and around Cape Town delivering lectures at various Masajid, and is a regular guest on radio stations such as the Voice of The Cape and Radio al Ansaar.

Shaykh Fataar is a vibrant character whom the students approach with warmth and respect. He lectures full time in Aqeeda, Mantiq and Ulum Ul Qur’an.