Friday, 10 February 2017

Sadaqah and zakat- Islamic charity to help people

Sadaqah or saddka or sedekah mean charity in the name of Allah. Charity does not always mean money; it also includes treating people generously and sharing good thoughts with others. Helping others will never diminish anyone’s wealth. Zakat is one of the five pillars of Islam. Every Muslim must follow these principles which are mentioned in the Quran. Zakat means helping people to eradicate poverty in the world.

About Zakat

Sadaqah and Zakat are same both are done to help the people who are in need. Herein, a person willing to contribute can give certain portion of his profit in the name of Islamic charities. When people donate their wealth to others they receive the blessing of Allah as well as attain peace even after their death. Their souls are completely satisfied and happy after deaths they get the chance to experience heaven. Every Muslim who are financially independent are expected to perform Zakat in some or the other way, and extend help to the needy.

Impart Education as Charity

Education is divine. Educating people can help them gain knowledge and also improve nation’s wealth. Earlier people never let girls to get educated but now both men and women are treated equally. Various charities are done to lay the foundation of Islamic girls school and offer free education to the students. Now even in rural villages there are many charity centers that contribute and help people who are in need. This way, girls are given the chance to lead a better life than ever before.