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The famous story of Abu Al Dahdah (RA) is as follows:
Abdullah bin Mas’ud (RA) narrates that when a verse, related with qard–e–hasan, the fair and goodly loan was revealed, a Companion of the Prophet (SAW) from among the Ansaar named Abu Al Dahdah presented himself before the Prophet (SAW) and asked if it was true that Allah had asked for a goodly loan. When the Prophet (SAW) replied in the affirmative, Abu Al Dahdah requested the pleasure of holding the Prophet’s (SAW) hand to pledge his orchard of 600 date palm trees as the goodly loan to Allah. He later went to that garden and called his wife Umme Al Dahdah from outside its walls to come out with her household belongings as it had been presented to the Prophet (SAW) to fulfill the needs of the poor Muslims in the name of Allah. In Surah Al Hashr Verse 9, Allah has appreciated such people in these words: (Those who) give the others preference over themselves, even though poverty may afflict them. And whosoever is saved from his own avarice, such are they who are successful.
And [also for] those who were settled in al-Madinah and [adopted] the faith before them. They love those who emigrated to them and find not any want in their breasts of what the emigrants were given but give [them] preference over themselves, even though they are in privation. And whoever is protected from the stinginess of his soul – it is those who will be the successful.Surah Al Hashr Verse 9