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From a humanitarian perspective, 2023 was one of the most challenging years. Yet, the generosity and compassion of the American people were just as strong as these challenges.
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February 26th, 2024
Recognizing the transformative power of learning, in 2022 Zakat Foundation of America partnered with The Gambia Academy and its founder, Dr. Sona Jobarteh, in order to drive educational reform throughout Africa.
Mr. Halil Demir, Executive Director and Founder of the Zakat Foundation of America, traveled to Gambia for the February 2024 Summit for Peace and Prosperity in the Sahel and Across Africa.
February 21st, 2024
What Does the Quran Verse About Fasting in Ramadan Mean? We answer this popular question.
Zakat Foundation provides access to education and creating powerful antidotes to unrest, distrust, and war.
Zakat Foundation is caring for those who can’t care for themselves. We directly and fully sponsor thousands of orphans, connecting them with their sponsors so that they know and communicate with one another.
Offering a solution-oriented educational experience that accelerates the success of the social good sectors.
Deliberate, good actions that we are guided in Islam tend to come with at least two benefits: one in this life and one spiritual. Making a zakat donation is no different.
Is the Qurbani Sacrifice (Udhyah) Mandatory? We Answer This Common Question.
Charity in Islam isn’t limited to certain months, though there is a strong preference among Muslims to give during Ramadan to multiply blessings.
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In 2023, 90¢ from each dollar donated went directly toward programs serving those in need. 4¢ went to administrative costs & 6¢ went to fundraising costs.