National Zakat Foundation Blog
13 July 2014

Confused about where to give? Don’t be!

With the recent escalation of events in Gaza, the continued suffering of the people of Syria and the ongoing episodes of poverty and oppression in so many parts of the Muslim world, many of us who would otherwise gladly give our Zakat and Sadaqah to support those in need within own own localities might now…

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11 July 2014

Zakat: Pay, Purify, Prosper, Protect by Iqbal Nasim

It is symbolic that the word “Zakat” comes from an Arabic root word that has connotations both of purification as well as growth. When we pay our Zakat we purify our wealth and it apparently seems to diminish. But in reality, this purification paves the way for growth, as Allah blesses our wealth and our…

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4 July 2014

NZF Events – Ramadan 2014

Stay tuned with National Zakat Foundation this Ramadan! Don’t miss out on the live programmes, they’ll be on TV and radio during June and July. Radio Ramadan Manchester, ‘The Forgotten Pillar,’ Thurs 3rd July, LIVE 1.00pm – 2.00pm on 87.7 FM. Find out more. Islamic Bank of Britain, ‘Zakat Twitter Hour,’ Thurs 3rd July, LIVE…

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22 June 2014

Poverty hits twice as many British households as 30 years ago

The UK economy has doubled in size since the early 1980s – yet the number of those suffering below-minimum living standards has grown by more than twice, a study claims. The number of British households falling below minimum living standards has more than doubled in the past 30 years, despite the size of the economy…

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17 May 2014

UK child death rate: a scandal with a clear link to poverty

Nearly five in every thousand babies born in Britain will not live to their fifth birthday, and experts say inequality is to blame. The death of a child is always a tragedy. The avoidable deaths of thousands of children under five years old every year in the UK is a scandal, according to the Royal…

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