ZSF, MPAC sign MoU to empower the visually impaired

ZSF, MPAC sign MoU to empower the visually impaired

The Muslim Public Affairs Centre (MPAC) and Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation (ZSF) are collaborating to empower visually impaired Muslims in the areas of education and knowledge acquisition. The two organisations signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Wednesday in Lagos. While the Operations Manager of the ZSF, Alhaji Maruuf Ahmed, signed on behalf of the foundation, Alhaji…

Foundation distributes zakats worth N12m in Osun

Foundation distributes zakats worth N12m in Osun

It was a joyous and memorable day for some hundred less privileged individuals and communities in Osun State as Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation, a faith based philanthropic organisation empower them with life touching income generating items. “This is very uncommon in this environment. It is indeed worthy of emulation. “The computer system will bring sanity…

Foundation fetes pioneering CEO, Imam Abdullah Shuaib

Foundation fetes pioneering CEO, Imam Abdullah Shuaib

It was jubilation galore and harvest of praises for Imam Abdullahi Shuaib, the pioneering Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation at a reception held in his honour by the foundation on Thursday in Lagos. At the reception, held at the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Alausa-Ikeja, notable speakers…

8 entrepreneurs win Z & S Business Plan Competition

8 entrepreneurs win Z & S Business Plan Competition

The  Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation recently held its 2nd edition of Entrepreneurship Development Project and rewarded Young Nigerians with outstanding business ideas. The 2nd Edition of Entrepreneurship Development Project tagged ”Business Plan Competition” was held at the Westwood Hotel, 22, Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, with crème-de-la-crème in business and Financial institutions in attendance. The EDP…

Foundation donates N2.5m items to IDPs in Abuja

Foundation donates N2.5m items to IDPs in Abuja

The Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organisation, has donated domestic items worth N2.5 million to internally displaced persons (IDPs) at the Kishngoro camp in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. Alhaji Ma’aruf Ahmed, the Operation Manager of the Foundation, disclosed this in an interview with The Renaissance on Monday in Lagos. Ahmed said that the…

69 benefits from Zakat disburses in Osun State

69 benefits from Zakat disburses in Osun State

A non-governmental organisation, the Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation (ZSF) at weekend disbursed N11.4 million to the poor and the needy in Ede, Osun State. The charitable organisation distributed the obligatory charity of some wealthy Muslims in the state to 69 poor people across the state to alleviate their sufferings. The occasion was the sixth in…

650 benefits from Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation’s N72.8m zakah fund

The Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation (Z&S) on Thursday said it had disbursed N72.8 million to more than 650 beneficiaries in 2014. Imam Abdullahi Shuaib, the Executive Director of the foundation, said in Lagos that the disbursement was part of efforts to ensure even distribution of wealth to empower the less privileged. He said that 2014…

Succor for community deprived of clean water

Succor for community deprived of clean water

They live on water, yet they cannot access good water to either cook or drink. The story of the residents of Migbewe, Ago-Egun Community, Makoko, Lagos State is better imagined than told. For well over 60 years, the community situated under the Yaba Local Council Development Area (LCDA) have suffered deprivations, including lack of safe…