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Questions tagged [sadaqah]

Sadaqah means voluntary charity. Unlike zakat there is no fixed amount of money you give out, you give as much money as you like out of compassion, love, friendship (fraternity) or generosity.

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What to do with the Riba (interest) money? [duplicate]

I have some interest money in my account and I recently came to know it is haram. I want to get rid of it. Please tell me the ways to spend it. Can I spend it as wedding or birthday gift to my ...
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is it a good idea or allowed to give money as sadqah when i don't have much?

I often give money as sadqah to mosque though in small amount or as a percentage whenever i earn.. still not a regular earning person. So, sometimes i feel like i need to save money.. But the thing ...
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Does giving food to my christian maid please Allah or not?

I have a maid who is christian by faith. She is poor. I often give her food for her children and family, so that it provides her a little ease financially, and she doesn't have to cook after getting ...
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How does Islam deal with habitual beggary?

Some people take up beggary driven by physical disability and some, especially children, are forced to do it. On the other hand there are a lot of people who take up beggary out of laziness. Islam ...
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Is it acceptable for Muslims to donate to Christian charities?

The other day I donated to a Christian "get kids off drugs" charity. The Quran says to do good deeds, and the charity seemed consistent with Muslim values, so when they asked for a donation, I ...
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Is it righteous to give zakat or sadaqah from the income of a job which requires ongoing bribery to keep?

Suppose a person is doing a sophisticated job with no haram at all, but he has got that job through fraud like bribing. He has to give bribe to some officers yearly in order to remain in the job. ...
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Will sadaqah continue to be considered a good deed if it's used to fund an ongoing project?

Suppose someone gives sadaqah jariya (ongoing charity) like for a free education program building. This building is going to be built in the next 2 years. But anyone can give sadaqah for ...
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Can one do sadaqa (voluntary charity) out of haram income?

Can one do sadaqa out of haram income? Is it acceptable to almighty? Or almighty will punish him who will pay sadaqa out of haram income?