Update (13-10-19): After the sale, alhamdulillah, SR 450 have been collected and handed over to the Haris of my building. JazakAllah khair for your contributions.The following text was published on 6th & 12th October 2019:Following items are available with the Haris of my building for a limited time:Payment can be made through any of the following ... Continue Reading
Zakat (that which purifies) is a mandatory charitable contribution and is one of the five pillars of Islam. It is an obligation for all Muslims who meet the necessary criteria of wealth. As per Quranic ranking, it is next after Prayer (Salah/Namaz) in importance.
Sadqa or Sadaqah or Sadaka (righteousness) is a voluntary charitable contribution. It has been mentioned thirteen times in the Qur'an and has been emphasized in various Hadith.
Charity (Zakat/Sadqa) category contains posts about the importance of charity and various charity projects.
Like the previous 3 years, I am planning to send old/used/spare clothes/shoes/bags/toys, etc. to Pakistan for charity inshaAllah.BackgroundI have come across many people in KSA who would like to do such charity but they find difficulty in managing cargo for small quantities and managing proper distribution among needy/underprivileged. I will inshaAllah send all ... Continue Reading
A colleague in STC donated SR 700 (Rs 29,216) for the distribution of meat among the needy families. My father arranged for the goat in Rs 25,000 and butchers in Rs 3,000 and the meat was distributed among 30+ families in Basti Khudadad, Multan. The remaining Rs 1,216 were donated to a needy person.Compilation of Feedback received from my father (Urdu) ... Continue Reading
Update (12-10-19): Alhumdulillah, Rs 52,500 (SR 1,252) have been collected and transferred to my father's account. The villager said that he would sell some of his sheep to arrange the remaining amount. He is thankful to all the donors. JazakAllah khair for your contributions.The villager, along with his eldest son, has collected the amount on 14th October 2019The ... Continue Reading
Update (20-09-19): The mother was diagnosed with a tumor and had to be operated. The additional money sent last time were utilized on it. An additional Rs 20,000 were also transferred to my aunt for the same purpose. Alhumdulillah, the mother is recovering from the surgery. JazakAllah khair for your contributions.Update (24-08-19): Alhumdulillah, Rs 79,000 have been ... Continue Reading