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Maulana Nadwee, in the BA's meeting of Dubai chapter, confirmed Zakaat can be used for economic empowerment of individuals (who deserve to receive zakaat money) rather than spreading the money thin by distributing to numerous individuals.

Now that we understand zakah, and its various conditions and calculation, we must now learn who it is payable to. Those who are entitled to receive zakah are grouped into eight categories, as determined by the Qur'an and Sunnah.

Verily never will Allah change the condition of a people until they change it themselves [Quran, 13:11] ... God helps those who help themselves!!

Those who (in charity) spend of their goods by night and by day, in secret and in public , have their reward with their Lord: on them shall be no fear, nor shall they grieve. [Surah: Al-Baqara, Ayah: 274]

Economic Empowerment Project

Three Projects are proposed to bring about economic empowerment for our community:

  • PROJECT-1: Using Zakat money
  • PROJECT-2: Using non-zakat money, and
  • PROJECT-3: Establishing an endowment fund

BANEE Projects for Educational Empowerment

  • Stage-1: (a) Sponsoring students (Scholarships), (b) identify model schools
  • Stage-2: (a) Sponsoring teachers, (b) merit awards to students and (c) High performance awards to teachers
  • Stage-3: Establish our own institutions, after achieving success in stage-1 and stage-2

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