Charity (Sadaqa)

September 20, 2023 1 min

Is Zakat Liable for a Widow With No Income?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question I am a widow and don’t have any source of income. I have an amount above nisab, which I have saved for my daughter’s wedding. Is zakat due upon me in my case? Answer Yes, zakat is still due upon you due to the fact that you own more […]
August 29, 2023 4 mins

What Can I Do If My Husband Intends All His Charitable Money with the Intention ...

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question I have a decent amount of gold. Every year, I pay Zakat, and for that purpose, I take money from my husband because I’m not doing any job. So is this right, or should I sell my gold jewelry to pay off my Zakat? I’ve been doing this for […]
August 22, 2023 4 mins

What Does Islam Say About Taking Support from Relatives?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question I am a woman who has 4 kids. I only earn 80$ per month through teaching. I am not in a position to do other jobs as the kids are too small. Because of this limited salary, I cannot fulfill all the basic necessities of my kids in my […]
August 13, 2023 2 mins

Is It Sufficient to Give Fraudulently Claimed Benefits to Charity?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question If a person intentionally claimed benefits from the government but did not meet certain conditions making that money unlawful, what is the correct way to rectify this? The individual no longer has this money as it was done in the past. However, is it sufficient to give that same […]