National Zakat Foundation Blog
16 March 2017

A widow from Afghanistan

Huda lived in Afghanistan. She lost her husband in a shooting. Left alone to care for two children, she plummeted into a state of despair. At first, she was getting support from her relatives and the local women. However, as time went on, Huda felt that her and her children were becoming a burden on…

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8 March 2017

On the path to recovery

Hamza’s journey began when he had to leave his family home, his relationship with his parents had deteriorated and the tension had reached an unbearable level for everyone. Leaving home would be a moment that would shape his life. Every day on the street was a battle for Hamzah. The nights were rough and during…

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3 February 2017

A hidden teen wealth

It wasn’t long after she graduated that Marwa found her first job. She had been studying for over four years, but now, 6 months into her new role, she felt she had finally made it to where she wanted to be. As she looked out of her office building, she could see across London and…

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3 February 2017

An elderly man’s generosity

Now retired, Mehmet would love to spend as much time as he could at the mosque. He was well known to all in the community. Mehmet would take any opportunity to do good deeds and speak to those in the community to find out if anyone needed help. 3 years ago, Mehmet discovered that one…

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