"Success for a Muslim is measured by the depth of their relationship with Allah and their obedience in serving him."
Zakat is one of the five pillars of Islam and is a duty performed on a regular basis. Zakat is not an option, it is a compulsory act for all Muslims. It is a contribution paid once a year on savings of two and a half percent.The literal term for Zakat would be ‘to purify’, as in the Qur’an: “take from their wealth so that you might purify and sanctify them” (9:103).
As Muslims we must all understand that the wealth we have is actually a gift from Allah S.W.T. We must recognize the fact that we are only sharing a small portion of the wealth that Allah (S.W.T) has gifted us for the betterment of the Ummah, not to mention that it also saves us from greed and miserliness. It is the responsibility of the wealthy people to fulfill the rights of the underprivileged.
At Ummah Charity International we take the responsibility of handling Zakat very seriously. We believe that Zakat is an act of worship, not only charity or tax. We assure you that your Zakat will reach those who need it the most, both quickly and with utmost security.
Our website has a Zakat calculator which will help you in calculating how much Zakat you need to pay. We have a range of Zakat-eligible programmes running throughout the year which will make it easy for you to decide how you can spend your Zakat in the best form.