152 fatwas

  • Using Zakah funds to build Mosques Date: 29-9-2003

    Can I give portion of my charity (Zakaah) to build mosques?.. More

  • Paying Zakaah to Brother Date: 9-7-2003

    Can I pay Zakah to my brother who needs to open a shop for his earnings? He already has a small shop but not getting enough to meet his daily expenses for his family. .. More

  • Rich mother giving her Zakah to poor married son Date: 9-6-2003

    Can the rich mother give her Zakah to her poor married son who does not have enough money to spend on his wife and his father is poor? .. More

  • Paying Zakah for brother and sister Date: 9-6-2003

    I have two brothers who live with my father and mother with their wives and kids in the same house and they eat and live together. I have also one sister and they prepare for her marriage soon. I live alone with my wife and son beside my work and I have money. Can I pay my Zakah elmal for my brothers and sister to help them or I cannot do that because.. More

  • Paying Zakah to Iraqi people Date: 21-4-2003

    I have some money of Zakah with me. Can I pay amount of Zakah to Iraqi people?.. More

  • Condition of beggars Date: 1-4-2003

    We know that charity is very much encouraged in Islam, but nowadays beggars are coming to the doorstep and in the public transport for begging and saying that they did not eat for days or they need serious medical attention. Most of them are drug addicts and wrong doers. Now I can recall a Hadeeth that Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam,.. More

  • Charity for descendants of the Prophet Date: 26-2-2003

    I work in a charity organisation in Pakistan and one of the activities we are doing is to support poor orphans for their education, health and other basic needs. Sometime we come across the families who are the descendents of prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). It is said that in Islam it is not permissible to give sadaqah to such people. Should we.. More

  • Giving Charity While Not Knowing the Situation of the Recipient Date: 11-12-2002

    My question is: For those people who come to the mosque and ask for money and Sadaqa and for those either male or female who stay outside the mosque or asking in the streets near the traffic signals asking people to give them money or Sadaqa, Is it okay to give them money and I treat it like Sadaqa although I feel not confident when I give them because.. More

  • Giving Zakaah to A Poor Person Who Smokes Date: 2-12-2002

    Regarding my Zakat. I know a man who is the brother of my wife. He is 32 years old, not married yet. He works but his income is not enough to save money for marriage. He is poor but not very poor. Is it possible to give him money from my Zakat to support him although I know that he is not good at saving money and he also smokes cigarretes .. More

  • Giving Zakah money to needy sister without her knowledge Date: 19-11-2002

    One of my sisters is widow whose husband died in an accident. Before her husband's accident her financial condition was very good but now she is facing lots of financial problems because she has 7 children and there is no source of income. We are supporting her financially but that is not sufficient. Now I want to give her Zakah money also, but I.. More

  • Giving Zakah to brother or sister Date: 16-10-2002

    Can I give the Zakah of money to my sister or brother if they are in need like preparing for marriage?.. More

  • Taking care of daughter and two children Date: 14-10-2002

    My daughter has two girls, aged 12 and 9, her husband left her and the children with no money and refuses to send any support to them. She is not working and never worked before. I am supporting her and her children until she finishes training for a job and can support herself and can get a divorce and all legal actions. My question: is the money I.. More

  • Paying Zakah to indebted sister Date: 25-9-2002

    My sister is not married; she works and earns her own living. However, she doesn't have a house of her own. Some time ago she took a bank loan (Riba) and purchased a house. Now she feels sorry for that, and asked God for forgiveness. Her loan and living expenses are more than her salary can handle. So can I pay my Zakah to her or not?.. More

  • Giving Zakah to his two brothers Date: 9-9-2002

    Can I give the Zakah to my brothers? One wants to get married these days and he will live separately. The other is younger than I, without work or income and he lives with my parents and me... More

  • Giving Zakah to sister Date: 9-7-2002

    Can I give Zakah to my real sister who I think deserves help from Zakah but without telling her it is Zakah? If I tell her that this is Zakah money then she may refuse accepting it... More