152 fatwas

  • Giving Zakah for an orphan's education Date: 14-8-2006

    ASA, I would request you to answer the following questions with rehards to Zakath money. 1. May I use zakath money to finance to my relatives for technical education? He is yateem. 2. May I use zakath money to buy furniture and gift items for my relatives (sister) for her marriage. She is yateem. I would appreciate your early reply. Regards, M.Imam.. More

  • Giving Zakah to private Islamic schools Date: 4-5-2006

    Assalam Alikom, I live in Montreal, Canada. And about 10 years ago, we saw a rise of fulltime Islamic schools that help our kids learn the morals and values of Islam, while getting the required high school diploma. I would like to know if I can give my Zakat Almal to one of the private Islamic school that my own kids attend? This school survives on.. More

  • Donating money to non-Muslim foundations Date: 21-12-2005

    Can I use my Zakaat Al-mal for the purpose of sponsoring an orphan from Islamic country? Also, is it ok to donate money to non-Muslim foundations to treat kids illnesses here in the states? .. More

  • Giving Zakat to the poor as a gift Date: 29-11-2005

    Is it possible to give Zakaat al-Maal to a poor on 'Eed day as 'Eed gift so that the receiver does not get embarrassed? Or should he be told that it is from Zakaat? .. More

  • Wants to donate to a fund for an accident victim Date: 14-11-2005

    My friend's mom did an accident almost 2 months ago and she is in comma since. Soon doctors said that she will have to take her mom to Germany for further medication and rehabilitation. People collected money for her and she needs more. The mother was employed but the daughter is unemployed but her husband is employed. My question is that.. More

  • Giving Zakah to a poor Muslim who does not pray Date: 12-5-2005

    Can I give Zakaah to one who is quite poor but, not mindful to his religion and even does not pray the obligatory 5 times of Salah daily? He is, however, a Muslim having belief in Allaah and His Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, along with other requisite factors required to become Muslim. Await guidance... More

  • Paying Zakat to his mother Date: 9-3-2005

    Concerning Zakaat Al-maal, I have the following questions: 1) My mother has her own income but last year she wanted to treat her teeth and she didn't had the money, I have sent her Euro 1000, can I consider this money as Zakaat or not? 2) My brother is still studying and is not working, my mother is responsible for him, is it eligible.. More

  • Giving Zakat to needy distant relatives Date: 9-3-2005

    Can I give Zakaah to my mother's grandmother who does not posses money? However she lives with her son who takes care of her needs. Also, can I give Zakaah to one of my relative's handicapped little daughter?.. More

  • Brother giving Zakat to his sister Date: 20-2-2005

    I would like to clear some doubts about Zakaat. In your site Fatwa:84467 you said that brother and sister can give Zakaat. But in Fatwa:87707 you say brother cannot give Zakaat if it is compulsory to spend on her. I do not understand the difference. Hope you will answer this question. .. More

  • Paying Zakat money to tsunami victims Date: 15-2-2005

    I am from south India (Nagore) tsunami hitted areas. I have Zakaat money, can I pay to tail wave hitted people... More

  • Zakat money for tsunami relief Date: 9-2-2005

    Would it be ok to use the Zakaah money for the use in Tsunami relief effort? .. More

  • Zakat given for someone's education Date: 1-12-2004

    It is permissible to give Zakaat to help someone on his education... More

  • Giving Zakat for a new convert to Islam Date: 18-11-2004

    I need a query regarding Zakaat. I am married lady and I have about 50 Tola gold and one thousand pounds cash in my bank. I want to know that in Pakistan there is a young lady who was converted to Islaam from Hinduism and she was living with us and now with my mother-in-law because I am shifted to England she was converted before 1.. More

  • Wants Zakat to redeem mortgaged property Date: 1-11-2004

    Since I didn't have capitol to do business I mortgaged my house where I live and out of the loan I did business but suffered loss in my business. I am being worried that I should redeem my house .Therefore please let me know whether I am entitled to receive Zakaat... More

  • Giving Zakat money for Hajj Date: 24-10-2004

    Can a Muslim uses his Zakaat money to give for Hajj? .. More