WaterAid launches Zakat campaign to help transform lives with clean water

This Ramadan, WaterAid is inviting the Muslim community to support the charity’s Zakat appeal to help bring clean water, decent toilets, and good hygiene to communities in Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Mali.   One of the five pillars of Islam, Zakat is an obligatory form of charity, every adult Muslim whose savings exceed a set minimum is required to donate 2.5% of accumulated savings to good causes that fall into specific categories. The international charity has collaborated with Islamic faith experts to develop a new Zakat policy and run projects that meet the principles of Zakat. For the first time, supporters can choose which country to support, with 100% of donations going directly to vulnerable communities. With clean water, children can stay…

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