“When a slave of Allah pays Zakat, the angels of Allah pray for him in these words: “O Allah! grant abundance to him who spends (in your cause) and destroy him who does not spend and restricts to himself his wealth.” (Bukhari) Letter from the Executive Director Assalam Alaikum Warahmatullah,Our beloved Prophet (SAW) used to make … More NZF is now a Registered Charity
The National Zakat Foundation is looking to hire a passionate, caring and organized Arabic speaking case worker to assist primarily with refugee applicants. Requirements/Details about the position: Must be able to work in Central NZF Office (Mississauga) Must be fluent in Arabic and English. Other languages are an asset. Between 20 – 30 hours a … More NZF is Hiring!
When Brother Bilal’s case arrived, he had -$300 in the bank, and a monthly deficit of ~$2800. Along with his financial stresses, he also had a wife suffering from breast cancer and four children to care for. Bilal and his children were permanent residents of Canada, and since arriving, they had been suffering from separation anxiety … More Financial Stress
Two years ago, Sara Amshi, an elderly Syrian woman, was sponsored by her son Nasir living in Canada in an attempt to escape the chaos and destruction in Syria. Alhamdulilah, she was able to make it to Canada and began living in her son’s apartment. However, Sara had to have a cataract surgery done on … More Maintaining Faith During Difficult Times
With World Refugee Day having come to past, it is important to not let this remembrance of refugees to past as well. Many refugees that are struggling to start their lives here in Canada. Today’s blog post has intended to highlight facts about the refugees here in Canada. Nearly 50% of the Refugees are … More Six things you need to know about Refugees in Canada
I remember in 2012, I was working on a few new social service initiatives with some amazing people. One of them was New Muslim Care Program and the other one was the Women’s Resource Center (now called Nisa Helpline). Both are amazing programs that have now matured and are providing much needed support to … More Brother, can you help me with your Zakat?
Abrar had just clocked out of work and was heading home during the early stretches of the morning. It had been a long night; he was tired and hungry, but had one thing on his mind: to see his children’s faces and send them off to school. Finances were a bit tight lately, but he … More Sudden Halt