Charity (Sadaqa)

August 25, 2022 1 min

Can Charity Be Donated to Multiple People Simultaneously?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question Can sadaqah be given in the name of two people? Answer Yes, we can give sadaqah with the intention of multiple people -you can even provide it in the name of the entire Umma. This does not decrease the reward of the giver at all. The following link details […]
August 14, 2022 1 min

Can I Do Charity Work on Behalf of My Non-Muslim Family?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question I’m a convert, and my family is non-Muslim. Is it permissible to plant trees or donate to building mosques on their behalf while they are still alive? What about after they die? Answer Yes, it is permissible to donate the reward of good deeds or charitable works to seek […]
August 6, 2022 3 mins

Are We Financially Responsible for Helping Our Extended Family?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question I was just wondering what the rights of our extended family members are, such as cousins/uncles/aunts. I understand that we have to take care of our parents, grandparents, and so on, and our children and spouses if applicable, but what about everyone else? Am I financially responsible for them? […]
July 31, 2022 1 min

How to Calculate the Donation Sworn In the Past?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question For example, a promise was made to donate or give away a specific amount of money many years back, say in 1983. This did not happen, and fast forwarding to the present day, a decision has been made to make that payment and fulfill the promise. Does one need […]