National Zakat Foundation Blog
18 October 2018

The Sudanese Locksmith Who Wanted Financial Freedom

In his home country, Mubarak was a skilled locksmith. But when he came to the UK as a refugee, he couldn’t afford the cost of retraining. That’s when NZF stepped in and paid for his course, so he could restart his career and support himself permanently. People think the hardest thing about being a refugee…

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28 September 2018

The Transformative Nature of Zakat

The Qur’an and Sunnah encourage the development and transformation of individuals and society in every aspect of life: spiritual, economic, psychological and social. Zakat is a tool to help transform individuals and society. God tells us how He transformed the Prophet ﷺ. “Did He not find you an orphan and give [you] refuge? Did He…

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25 September 2018

The 8 Types of Zakat Distribution

  Zakat is a system designed to support Muslims and uphold Islam in society. It’s something that is more than looking after the poor. Based on the work of NZF’s Mufti Faraz Adam, learn more about the transformative power of Zakat here: Our vision is for Islam to flourish in society as a source…

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30 July 2018

Becoming ‘the other’

As an inquisitive teenager, Anil first entered a mosque to see if he could find out what happened inside. His whole life he had seen Muslims as ‘the other’. A few months later, he had accepted Islam himself. As it became apparent to his family, he was confronted and kicked out of his home. The…

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