National Zakat Foundation Blog
9 May 2014

Affordable healthy diet ‘too expensive for many’

Many people do not have enough income for a “decent diet”, public health experts have claimed in an open letter to the prime minister. The UK Faculty of Public Health said the situation had become so serious that an independent group should be set up by the government to investigate. The letter pointed to rising…

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26 April 2014

Understanding Zakat

Zakat is one of the major religious duties in Islam. Literally, zakat means to “purify”. It refers to the purification of a believers’ wealth and soul. Wealth purification denotes the mobilization of assets for the purpose of financial growth and justified distribution. Purification of the soul implies freedom from hatred, jealousy, selfishness, uneasiness and greed….

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