The meaning of fidyah is a payment of bail that release a responsibility of a muslim who skipped or missed fasting during the month of Ramadan. Fasting is the fourth pillar of Islam. It is an obligation for a muslim. If he/she is unable to fast during Ramadan, he/she should pay a bail (fidyah) to [...]
The US has the most people live in federal, state, and county prison (2.3 million people in the end of 2017). Muslim inmates represent 10% to 15% of all American prisoners. The number is growing. Inmates education is a key to reduce recidivism. Inmates who participated in correctional education programs had 43 percent lower odds of recidivating [...]
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The main purpose of zakat is to purify one’s possessions by distributing a portion of the possessions to impoverished people. Zakat is an instrument of social-economic justice in Islam. “And, from their possessions were given the right of the needy petitioner and the deprived” (Adh-Dhariyat:19). Will you purify your wealth today?
Give once but the benefits are endless! Waqf is an Islamic endowment fund that allowing a donor to give funds or assets to be managed by an asset management (nahdir). The profit of the managed assets are used to help people in need. Prophet Muhammad PBUH says, “When a person dies, his/her acts come to [...]
A lot of people have contributed to our success. Will you share same opportunities to children in need? Shine a light to their life by sending school tuition, school supplies, etc!
When immigrant and refugee arrive in the U.S. many are eligible for support from the government in local, state and federal level. These social assistance programs are designed so that they may adjust to life in America. The above services are vertical services that many refugees and immigrants rely on. The most useful trainings an immigrant [...]