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February 14, 2023

Why is Zakat Important?

As the Third Pillar of Islam, Zakat is a duty that every eligible Muslim is obliged to complete. This eligibility stems from a fortune that exceeds the Nisab threshold, which then dictates that 2.5% o…

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February 14, 2023

10 Facts About Zakat

Zakat is one of the Five Pillars of Islam. Understanding what Zakat facts are is an important part of becoming a good Muslim. 1. When do you pay zakat? Paying your Zakat is an annual obligation that m…

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February 13, 2023

What is Zakat?

Zakat is an obligatory form of charity that every (eligible) Muslim must give on their wealth and belongings. It is 2.5% of a Muslim’s wealth, and this fulfils Zakat as a Pillar of Islam. Those who …

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February 10, 2023

Who is Eligible for Zakat?

On an annual basis, Muslims are required to make an obligatory charitable donation, otherwise known as Zakat. In Arabic, “zakat” means “to purify”; as a result, the payment of Zakat results in…

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February 09, 2023

When Do You Have To Pay Zakat?

Zakat is one of the Five Pillars of Islam and is an obligatory annual payment that can only be used for charitable and religious purposes. When translated from Arabic, Zakat means ‘that which purifi…

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December 05, 2022

Importance of Zakat

Have you ever wondered why Zakat is so important? Well, UKIM is here to teach you all about the impact and significance of Zakat in Islam.

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November 02, 2022

What is Dhul Hijjah?

The religion of Islam follows the lunar calendar rather than the Gregorian (solar) calendar. There are still 12 months, but unlike the Gregorian calendar, the dates are not fixed. This means each month moves forward by roughly 10 days each year.

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October 24, 2022

Rabi al-Awwal, the Blessed First Spring

The third month of the Islamic calendar, Rabi al-Awwal is the month in which our beloved Prophet (PBUH) was born and is marked with the celebration of Mawlid. This is a month to share with loved ones …

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July 27, 2022

How Can You Help Refugees This Winter?

Are you wondering how you can help refugees this winter? UKIM provides you with the best ideas of how you can give aid to those in need.

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July 27, 2022

The Importance of Winter Fundraising and donations

Winter is an imperative time for charities when it comes to fundraising and donations. Head to the UKIM website to find out why this is.

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