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Ruling on Maintaining Schools and Hospitals Using Zakah Money

Is it permissible to use Zakah money to cover the expenses of maintaining schools, hospitals, and universities?

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It is Permissible to Pay Zakah to Indebted Son with Conditions

Seven brothers have a company, but one of them is struggling financially and ran up debts estimated at more than two thousand, which he is demanded to pay off. Is it permissible for his father to give him the Zakah of the company`s money to pay off those debts?

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Ruling on Stipulating that Recipient of Zakah Spends it in a Certain Channel

As giver of Zakah, is it permissible for me to stipulate that the recipient of Zakah spends it in a certain channel?

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Ruling on Paying Zakah to Cover Marriage and Wedding Expenses of the Poor

What is the ruling on paying Zakah funds, collected by a charity, to get those who meet the conditions of poverty and destitution married where a collective wedding will be held for twenty to thirty persons with a cost of one hundred and twenty to one hundred and fifty thousand JDs?

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Ruling on Giving Zakat to One`s Debtor in Exchange for Debt

What is the ruling on giving the Zakat of my wealth to the Zakat Fund under the condition that it pays off the debt of some persons who owe me; knowing that they are either imprisoned or wanted?

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Delegating a Charitable Organization to Deliver Zakah to the Poor and Needy

As a charitable organization, we help autistic children develop their skills and integrate into society. What is the ruling of Sharia on giving Zakah to this organization to serve this noble purpose?

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: Ruling on Building an Orphanage from Zakat Funds

What is the ruling of Sharia on building an orphanage from the Zakat funds collected by a certain charitable organization, knowing that all the beneficiaries are poor orphans who live there for a certain time, then leave giving a chance for other orphans to dwell there. In fact, the orphanage is owned by this organization although it hasn`t covered the cost of its construction. In case it was decided that the orphanage should be sold or demolished, its value is Zakatmoney, which goes to the eligible recipients of Zakat or the poor orphans?

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Ruling on Paying off a Deceased Person`s Debt from Zakat

If someone dies while in debt and his heirs fell short of the money required to pay it off, is it permissible that I give a portion of the Zakat due on my wealth to pay off part of that debt?

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Ruling on Paying for Children`s Education from Zakah Funds

My son is a student in high school, and I`m saving money for his university education. However, he desires to learn the ten ways for reciting the Quran via the internet. Is it permissible to pay the Sheikh, who will teach that, from the Zakah(Obligatory charity) of my wealth?

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Giving Zakah to Persons not Entitled to it is Forbidden

What is the ruling of Sharia on the Zakah officer who recommends giving Zakah to persons not entitled to receive it?

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Adherence of Charitable Organization to Conditions of Donor

We are a relief agency that takes care of orphans(Guardianship). What is the ruling of Sharia when the donations made to a particular orphan are spent on others or saved in the agency`s account where the revenue goes to the benefit of all orphans depending on the programmes and activities run by the agency. This is due to the fact that spending that sum in favour of the orphan for whom the donation was made in the first place wasn`t possible because he didn`t deserve it, passed away, travelled or any other reason?

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It isn`t Permissible to Pay an Employee`s Salary from Zakah Money

Is it permissible for my employer to pay me a certain salary and consider part of it as Zakah(Obligatory charity) on his property?

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It is Permissible to Pay off Prisoner`s Due Debts from Zakah Funds

What is the ruling of Sharia on giving Zakah to the category of the debtors, such as the detainees and prisoners who can`t afford paying off their already due debts?

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It is Permissible to Give Zakah to one of the Eight Eligible Categories?

Is it obligatory to give Zakah equally to the eight eligible categories prescribed in the Noble Quran?

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