I5th Edition of Zakat Distribution Ceremony in Lagos held on the 27th October, 2019 were the sum of N167,374,712 (One hundred and Sixty Seven Million,
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About Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation
The idea to float an entity that would revive the most neglected pillar of Islam informed the birth of Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation, otherwise known as ZSF in the year 2000. ZSF is a non-governmental and non-profit organization incorporated in Nigeria with the Corporate Affairs Commission (RC 21237 in 2002). Our primary objective is to deliver quality Zakat assessment, collection and distribution services to both private and public individuals as well as corporate organizations, providing humanitarian and welfare services to mankind and Muslims in particular.
To be a foremost and leading organization committed to improving the welfare of the less-privilege and adding value to stakeholders' support.
- To bridge the gap between the rich and poor.
- to re-awaken the spirit of social responsibility among Muslims.
- To return Zakat to it right position in Islam.
- To create a credible channel of distribution of Zakat.
- To ensure even distribution of wealth for empowerment of the less privileged ones.
- To establish cordial relationship with other similar organizations both locally and internationally.
1. To help the rich enrich the poor.
2. To care and touch people's life.
3. To benefit humanity in general.
Our Core Values
- Professionalism which implies our expertise and competence.
- Accountability to Allah and the stakeholders which implies our stewardship.
- Care to humanity which implies our dedication.
- Trust from Allah which implies responsibility and confidence reposed in us.
The idea is about bringing succour to Muslims and mankind generally in special areas like emergency relief, prisons, welfare homes, orphanages and widow amongst others.
In fulfillment of the obligation of Allah to acquire knowledge, we’re seriously concerned about the education of Muslim students. We pay for their school fees and give grants for research.
Zakat collected are used to procure merchandise goods, vocational materials, and equipment among others. This, we do in order to assist the poor to establish small-scale enterprises or re-positioning of existing ones.
As a matter of priority, this is one area that touches our heart deeply. We help those in need to off-set their bills, procure medications, treatment, under-go surgical operations within and outside the country as the situation demands.
Nisab is the minimum threshold your net worth must reach before you will be eligible to pay Zakat.
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Sadaqat is a charitable voluntary donation made in cash or kind to support the needy persons and aiming for the pleasure of Allah with it.
Waqf is a charitable endowment of property or fund held in trust and used for charitable purposes without consuming the property itself.
Infaqul Afwu is the practice of donating the excess or surplus of your new or used items for the benefit of the less-privileged in the society.
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Our Regional Offices
Suites B40, Fanaha Business Suites Complex
No. 7, Bozoom Close, Behind AP Plaza, (Yahuza Suya Spot), Off Adetokunbo Ademola Crescent, Wuse 2, FCT – Abuja.
Tel: 080 56 26 48 12
KM 129, Lagos – Ibadan Expressway, Boluwaji Bus Stop, Ibadan, Oyo State.
Tel: 080 55 37 43 40
101 Uselu Lagos Road, Benin City, Edo State.
Tel: 080 64 33 34 40
Suite 1, Aderemi Oyekan Shopping Complex, Behind New Office, Ataoja Estate, Gbongan, Ibadan Road, Osogbo.
Tel: 080 62 31 60 22
Shop 3, Irewolede Plaza, Behind De-Cannan Filling Station, New Yidi Road, Ilorin, Kwara State.
Tel: 080 33 59 87 11
Latest News and Events
Zakat & Sadaqat Foundation (ZSF) in collaboration with American University of Nigeria, organising for North-East Small business Seminar & Financial Intervention support by ZSF with
Zakat distribution ceremony held Delta State were 40 beneficiaries were supported with over N1.3M which include economic empowerment, educational support and others.
The Foundation disbursed N0.9M to the less privilege in Zamfara, Scholars and support for educational purposes. Total of 27 beneficiaries.
Zakat Distribution Ceremony held in Ibadan, Oyo State. Over N2.4M was disbursed to 38 beneficiaries, which include economic empowerment, educational support, medical support and others.
Zakat distribution ceremony held in Kwara state. Over N1 M was disbursed to 22 beneficiaries, which include economic empowerment, educational support, senior citizen support and
Zakat distribution ceremony held in Ijebu-Ode Central Mosque, Ijebu Ode, Ogun State. Over N4 M was disbursed to 79 beneficiaries, which include economic empowerment, educational
Zakat distribution was held to support the beneficiaries on economic empowerment, medical, education support and others
Zakat Distribution was held in Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), to the less priviledge students for school fees and other support for empowerment.
The first Zakat Distribution Ceremony held in Niger for the less priviledge in the society. Beneficiaries were full of joy and appreciation to the Zakat
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