Dompet Dhuafa USA’s Dawah Series featured Dr. Murniati, who is an Islamic finance motivator and founder of Sakinah Finance. This series began in Phoenix, Arizona on October 14 and ended in Houston, Texas on October 23, 2023.
Dr. Murniati is the founder and the main speaker of Sakinah Finance and Sobat Syariah. She is also a FinTech expert, focusing on Islamic Accounting, Islamic Financial Planning, Islamic Capital, Market, Islamic Fintech, Zakat, and Waqf.
Dr. Murniati’s passion for Islamic finance stemmed from her belief that Islamic Finance is not just a financial system, but also a way of life that promotes ethical and sustainable practices. Through her work, she hopes to inspire others to embrace the principles of Islamic finance and make a positive impact in society.
Dr. Murniati’s expertise in Islamic finance has helped countless individuals and businesses navigate the often-complex world of finance while remaining true to their faith. The Dompet Dhuafa USA Series provided opportunity for individuals to learn from Dr. Murniati’s vast knowledge and experience. It also gave the community a chance to gain a deeper understanding of the principles and practices of Islamic finance.
The event was met with great enthusiasm from the participants, particularly as it delved into financial topics that aligned with Islamic principles while also adhering to American law. This intersection of values allows for practical application in daily life, leading to blessings from Allah SWT.
As the halaqah progressed, the participants gained a deeper understanding of the Islamic principles surrounding financial matters such as: Zakat, Sadaqah, and Riba. The speaker also emphasized the importance of budgeting and avoiding unnecessary debt, which can lead to financial stress and instability.
The attendees were grateful for the opportunity to learn and discuss these topics in a safe and supportive environment. They left the halaqah feeling empowered and motivated to apply their newfound knowledge to their personal finances, with the hope of earning Allah’s SWT blessings and barakah in their wealth.
It was a reminder that Islam is not just a religion, but a way of life that can guide us in all aspects of our lives, including our financial decisions. The halaqah was a beautiful fusion of Islamic principles and American law, showcasing how we can live our lives in a way that is true to our faith while also being responsible citizens of our country.