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  • Giving Charity to Orpahanage With Religious Indoctrination other than Islam Date: 19-6-2019

    Is it allowed to donate money to an orpahange run by a religion other than Islam where there is religious indoctrination? .. More

  • Disclosing charity if asked about it Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I recently gave a donation to charity, but without my family's knowledge. My mother, who never sees me donating, complained to me and asked me if I give donations to charity or not. I told her that I cannot inform her of this because it is between me and God, but she insisted and said that it is okay because she is my mother. I finally.. More

  • Wife giving charity without husband's knowledge Date: 13-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum brother. My question is about charity. My husband is a very strict man, and I do not do anything without informing him or taking his permission. He gives zakah every year on his and my behalf. We send a small part of it to my native country, and the remaining he gives to his family. However, I would like to send charity to my country.. More

  • Buying gold with intention of charity Date: 12-10-2017

    Assalamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I have gold which I intended to give in charity, but the rate of gold has decreased as everybody wants to get some profit on reselling gold. I am not even getting the price at which I bought it. I am waiting so that I could at least get the money which I paid for it. However, two years have passed, and.. More

  • Whether collecting donations to pay poor Quran teacher is continuous charity Date: 10-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a question about Sadaqah Jaariyah (continuous charity). I live in a Muslim country, and there are some mosques here who have a sheikh that teatches children to memory the Quran. It is a poor city, and the sheikh too is poor and hardly gets any money for this. He teaches the children every day exept on Fridays. Would it be Sadaqah.. More

  • Reward of gift money spent in charity Date: 15-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. If one's father gives him some money to use as his own and he donates it, who will obtain the reward? .. More

  • Giving charity to ward off calamities Date: 11-3-2017

    Assallaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. Is it Bid'ah (innovation), wrong, or disliked to give charity if one sees a dream that could be referring to a disaster that lies ahead? If not, then with what intention should one give? May Allaah reward you, Shaykh. .. More

  • Promising to give charity does not make it obligatory Date: 20-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My question is the following: I have promised to pay 10,000 Swedish kroner at a fundraiser to build a mosque. Praise be to Allaah, the mosque has been completed thanks to a brother from Middle East. I have not yet finished paying the money. I instead started giving money to other mosques under construction in Spain, France and Kenya... More

  • Reward for charity if agent does not give it out in full Date: 11-10-2016

    If I ask someone like a shopkeeper to distribute charity on my behalf and he does not distribute completely. Will I get the complete reward, or was it my duty to ensure that it was distributed honestly? And especially if the amount was big and I could not wait for it to be distributed completely? (Or otherwise as well?) Does it make any difference if.. More

  • Giving money to mazars that feed the poor Date: 8-12-2015

    I live in the South Asian countries, were organisations and 'mazars of pir', who usually give shelter to poor, devouted muslims, are quite famous. My question is: Can I give charity (not zakah) to these mazar, not with the intention of grave worship, but only that it would be used to feed the poor? Also, will my charity be accepted if they use the money.. More

  • Giving in charity out of fear of falling into sin: a Sharee'ah perspective Date: 16-8-2015

    My sins have recently multiplied so I came up with a way to avoid them. I wrote a pledge on myself and made Allaah a witness to that and put it in my pocket, and I carry it with me all the time. I mentioned all the sins that I might commit in it and promised to give $20 in charity for each sin that I commit. Since that day, I have not committed any.. More

  • The woman’s reward if she fairly gives in charity from the house of her husband Date: 16-8-2015

    Does the wife have the right to give her family things from her house as a gift, without consulting her husband, knowing that it is he who paid for those things, no matter how cheap they might be? .. More

  • Working more than needed to make money for charity Date: 29-4-2015

    What do you think is better:1: just working enough for food and drink and no sadaqah2: working some extra to give away sadaqah. But please think about the life in the west. I can't go to the mosque when working and there are a lot of women everywhere .. More

  • Giving secret charity is better unless superior benefit achieved by giving in public Date: 20-3-2015

    Is it better to give money to someone secretly by hiding it in their purse or wallet or giving it to them personally so you can increase the love between you. Such as an elderly relative who greatly appreciates it. .. More

  • Helping a charity organization that commits prohibited acts Date: 21-12-2014

    Assalamu alaikum Wa Rahumatullahi Wa Barakathu, Could you please give some advice on following, helping a charity organization that calls itself 'Islamic' yet promotes cultural events, music, singing,dancing, free mixing at it's events, such as Annual general meeting, Islamic talks, Eid Gahs & Iftars.. Unfortunately, when advice is to the organizations'.. More