The beginning of April marked the start of Ramadan, observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting, prayer, reflection, and community. Throughout the course of the month – and specifically during the last ten days – millions of Muslims around the world will take the time to calculate and donate their annual Zakat.
Whilst sharing and selflessness are central to the wider ethos of Islam, as one of the five pillars, Zakat institutes and anchors charity giving as one of the most important rules that Muslims must abide by, as part of their spiritual practice.
Whilst there is no shortage of causes or charities for Muslims to donate to during this time, it seems fascinating that (with the exception of a few), only Islamic charities make the effort to speak to Muslim donors during this holy month.
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