National Zakat Foundation Blog
1 November 2016

A prisoner in her own home – part 1

Nahima awoke the following morning, she looked about at her unfamiliar surroundings. Rubbing the sleep out of her eyes, she thought “am I dreaming, did last night actually happen?”. Although the police wouldn’t normally provide someone with a place to stay, they were shocked by her case and offered her a room to spend a…

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1 November 2016

Meal ordeal

Habib thought he had left the light on in the next room, he sat on his bed and wondered if he could muster enough energy to pull himself up to look. The last time he had forgotten to turn something off, he endangered his own life by causing a house fire. That incident had filled…

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1 November 2016

Married life a continent apart

South Sudan spent decades in the grip of conflict. Its people are still struggling to recover from years of civil war and life-threatening food shortages. Hamza was just one of those people. In his mid-twenties, he fled Sudan fearing he would lose his life. He embarked on a perilous journey across treacherous seas and borders, eventually…

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27 October 2016

‘Zakat in a Post-Modern Economy’ by Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad

The following is a transcript of a speech given by Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad at the National Zakat Foundation’s fifth year anniversary event, “The Power of Zakat in Transforming our Community.” The event took place on Thursday 19th May in London. A video recording is available here. Download the PDF version here. I would like…

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