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23 September 2019

Missed Zakat Consultations

Many people have missed a Zakat payment or miscalculated Zakat for various reasons. Zakat being a pillar of Islam and an obligatory payment demands that we are sure that we have paid or calculated it correctly. If you think you may have miscalculated or missed paying Zakat in the past, or you are not sure…

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23 September 2019

I was in £50,000 worth of debt. Your Zakat gave my family a second chance.

When Hafsa quit her job so she could take care of her sick daughter, she found herself relying on credit cards to pay the mortgage. One year and £50,000 worth of debt later, she’d run out of options. This is how your Zakat gave Hafsa the helping hand she needed.   I was a teacher….

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13 September 2019
3 September 2019

Your Zakat Saved a Sister on Suicide Watch

Ruqayyah was battling anxiety, depression and diabetes when her application for Universal Credit was rejected. Struggling to support herself, she was put on suicide watch as she inched closer and closer to giving up on life. This is how your Zakat lifted Ruqayyah out of poverty and showed her that life was still worth living….

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26 July 2019

Muslim watchdog: Successfully holding the media to account

On an uncomfortably humid evening, I found myself in a packed Parliamentary committee room for the launch of the Centre for Media Monitoring (CfMM), the Muslim community’s watchdog for the print and broadcast media. Many familiar faces who are leaders and activists from the Muslim community were present, sitting alongside the editors of all the…

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