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London Muslim Convert Gives Out Free Designer Trainers to Homeless

Muslim Convert Gives Out Free Designer Trainers to Homeless

South Londoner Muslim convert Moosa Nsubuga is changing the culture of donating tattered items, as he gives hundreds of designer trainers every month to the needy and homeless. “Faith was a strong personal reason for wanting to give back but also being able to get others involved from the culture that raised me,” Moosa told …

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State Scrutiny Hasn't Turned US Muslims Away from Giving to Charity

Despite extra checks and state scrutiny after 9/11, US Muslims have been giving more to charities thanks to new Muslim institutions in the philanthropic sector, Financial Times reported. “I realized American Muslims didn’t have an institution in the philanthropic sector to advance their priorities,” said Kashif Shaikh, the executive director of the Pillars Fund. In …

I’m Unable to Save Money; What Am I Doing Wrong?

I’m Unable to Save Money; What Am I Doing Wrong?

In this counseling answer: • Alhamdulillah, you have a job and you pay your zakat andsadaqah. In these alone there is barakah. • Ask yourself whether having 0 at the end of the month is a bad thing. • Try and focus on the positive things you have in your life rather than the negativeones. …

Who is Zakat Given to? These 2 Are the Most Important

Who is Zakat Given to? These 2 Are the Most Important

Who is zakat given to? Allah explicitly mentions eight categories of zakat and these are found in the Quran in chapter 9. These eight categories are essentially the only categories that zakat can be given to. 1-2- Sadaqah or charity is given to the fakir and the miskeen.

Reflections on Zakat, Third Pillar of Islam

Reflections on Zakat, the Third Pillar of Islam

I remember everything that everyone ever said to me… Nobody ever mentioned anything about “Zakat”. In Islam, it’s usually not put this way, but isn’t “Zakat” one of the “Five Pillars”? Isn’t it listed before “fasting” and “pilgrimage”?

Taxes and Zakah

Taxes and Zakah: Any Difference?

Wa`alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: Zakah is one of the pillars of Islam, and it is a religious obligation with given characteristics, qualification, intention, recipients, etc. …

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Never Paid Zakah: What to Do?

I have a question regarding paying Zakah. I’m 25 years old and I’ve never before paid Zakah in my life. I really want to start paying it but I need a full detailed explanation on it

The Power of Generosity in Islam

The Power of Generosity in Islam

Being generous does not only mean giving freely from what you have in abundance. Generosity does not lie in giving away something that is no longer useful but in giving freely from the things we love or need.

American Muslim Investors to Donate $5.6 Million to Charity - About Islam

American Muslim Investors to Donate $5.6 Million to Charity

VIRGINIA – A Virginia-basedfaith-based registered investment advisor announced Wednesday that its Muslim clients are expected to donate approximately $5.6 million to charity during the holy month of Ramadan. “We are once again proud to help our clients fulfill their religious obligations and are gratified to facilitate the donation of more than $5.6 million to those …



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