#HumansOfZakat: Youssef Mohammad

~ They had to amputate my eyes in order not to suffer more…but Alhamdulillah this is what my God wanted me to be.~ Youssef Mohamad – NZF Zakat recipient  Youssef may be blind but Allah allows him to see the goodness in You Did you know? Zakat applicants at NZF are individuals with disabilities! Advertisements

Meet Ahmad

I am Ahmad, a syrian refugee and a proud father of two beautiful children and this is my Story. I worked hard for my engineering degree from the University of Aleppo. I married the love of my life and we had two beautiful children; a boy and a girl. Wishing a bright and respectable future … More Meet Ahmad

Meet Ayesha

I am Ayesha, a new mother living in Canada by myself. I am a domestic abuse survivor and this is my story. I was arranged by my family to marry a man twice my age, left my loved ones in Pakistan to live with him and his parents in Calgary. That is when the abuse … More Meet Ayesha

Meet Lailah

  I am Lailah, a young Palestinian living in Canada with my mother and five younger siblings and this is my story. My grandparents were forced to leave Palestine in the wake of the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. They were stripped of their home and nationality and placed in Al-Shati Camp at the Gaza Strip. I … More Meet Lailah

Meet Jessica

I am Jessica, a convert and a proud mother of four children and this is my Story. A few years ago I was pregnant, working and caring for my three children. I felt completely exhausted but I had no other choice. Shortly after converting to Islam I married a man who I thought was kind … More Meet Jessica

Financial Stress

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