National Zakat Foundation Blog
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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3 February 2017

Thirteen missed years

That night, Abida struggled to get to sleep. During the day, the topic of Zakat had come up in a conversation with a friend. She had never really thought about this pillar of Islam before, it had floated at the periphery of her mind. As far as she knew, she was practicing her faith; she…

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28 January 2017

The recipient who didn’t see the end of her case

When Zainab applied to get support for her family’s immigration application, her caseworker didn’t know that he would have to complete the case without her. Zainab and her family had arrived in the UK over a decade ago, up until this point, they were legally allowed to stay. However, their application to be granted indefinite…

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