The 100% Model

100% of public donations funds clean water projects. We depend on gift aid and corporate grants to cover everything from staff salaries to basic office systems to office rent and supplies. Every penny of Zakah, Sadaqah and Lillah received is used strictly for charitable purposes. We pride ourselves in being completely transparent and...

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What is Qurbani?

What is Qurbani? Qurbani, or Udhiyah as it known in Arabic, is the word that describes the sacrifice of an animal to Allah (swt) during the period of Eid ul Adha. On Eid Ul Adha, which marks the completion of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, the Muslim world celebrates and honours...

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Aqiqah

Aqiqah – celebrate the birth of your child Quba Trust’s aqiqah pack comprises the sacrifice of one (for girl) or two (for boy) Aqiqah animals and meat distributed to the poor and orphans. £10 also is given in sadaqah to the poor, at the market price of silver, this easily...

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Zakat

Linguistically, Zakat has two meanings: The first literal meaning of Zakat is purity which is deduced from the saying of Allah ﷻ: “Take, [O, Muhammad], from their wealth a charity by which you purify them and cause them increase…” [Qur’an 9:103] The second meaning is extra and growth, such as when a...

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Pay Fidyah and Kaffarah

If you don’t fast for any of the days of Ramadan, you’ll be required to pay a charitable form of compensation. If you’ve missed any fasts out of necessity, you’re required to pay Fidyah. For any days missed you may have missed unnecessarily, you’ll need to pay Kaffarah. Fidyah What is Fidyah?...

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Statement on escalating Syrian Refugee Crisis in Europe

The scale of Syria’s humanitarian crisis is beyond imagination as 11 million people (half of the country’s pre-war population) are now displaced and 250,000 have died since the war began in 2011. Hundreds of thousands are attempting the dangerous journey across the Mediterranean Sea to enter Europe to save their...

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