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On Jan. 14, 2010, a roundtable discussion with UK scholar Jonathan Benthall featured research on zakat committees in the West Bank, focusing on their evolutionary process during the past 20 years. Benthall was in Washington, DC to share the findings of a November 2009 report about zakat committees w...
إِنَّمَا الصَّدَقَاتُ لِلْفُقَرَاء وَالْمَسَاكِينِ وَالْعَامِلِينَ عَلَيْهَا وَالْمُؤَلَّفَةِ قُلُوبُهُمْ وَفِي الرِّقَابِ وَالْغَارِمِينَ وَفِي سَبِيلِ اللّهِ وَابْنِ السَّبِيلِ فَرِيضَةً مِّنَ اللّهِ وَاللّهُ عَلِيمٌ حَكِيمٌ
I was wondering about the number 2.5%. This number is believed by the moslems (at least in Indonesia) to show the amount that we have to give out to the poors. So if you have USD100, you have to give out USD 2.5 for the poor. They say, 2.5% of our belongings are not ours, it belongs to other pe...
The Islamic faith is lived out according to five pillars that must be adhered to if one is to hope for salvation. Pillars include Ramadan, zakat, salat, hajj
Zakat consists of giving 2.5 per cent of one's annual increase in goods or funds or both. See the Grameen Bank Concept