Zakat Funds and Use Policy
۞ إِنَّمَا ٱلصَّدَقَٰتُ لِلْفُقَرَآءِ وَٱلْمَسَٰكِينِ وَٱلْعَٰمِلِينَ عَلَيْهَا وَٱلْمُؤَلَّفَةِ قُلُوبُهُمْ وَفِى ٱلرِّقَابِ وَٱلْغَٰرِمِينَ وَفِى سَبِيلِ ٱللَّهِ وَٱبْنِ ٱلسَّبِيلِ ۖ فَرِيضَةً مِّنَ ٱللَّهِ ۗ وَٱللَّهُ عَلِيمٌ حَكِيمٌ
Indeed, [prescribed] charitable offerings are only [to be given] to the poor and the indigent, and to those who work on [administering] it, and to those whose hearts are to be reconciled, and to [free] those in bondage, and to the debt-ridden, and for the cause of God, and to the wayfarer. [This is] an obligation from God. And God is all-knowing, all-wise. - Al-Tawbah, 9:60
Yaseen Foundation policy is to honor donor fund choices. Each donor is free to follow the Fiqh opinion of their choice. Yaseen's Zakat fund is restricted to people going through financial hardships, students not able to pay tuitions and a small percentage goes to similar organizations where their use of funds is deemed compatible with our policy.
If you follow the Fiqh opinion that allows use of Zakat funds for real property purchase and development, or other programs then donate your Zakat to corresponding cause(s).
Zakat-ul-Mal helps people passing through a hardship. A small percentage goes to community organizations that honor the same principles.
SADAQA & ZAKAT Funds purchase of new buildings, building improvement projects and projects with long term value.
Sadaqa and Zakat towards funeral services and burial plots. Fund bereaved families with no adequate financials. Use Payments to pay for a sale.
SADAQA and ZAKAT - fund scholarships and other expenses. For tuitions use payments page.