Waqf: Our Solution

Waqf: Our Solution

In this thoughtful article, Dr Zara Khan on behalf the Yaqeen Institute, considers the potential of waqfs to address the economic troubles confronting the world today. She spotlights the growing despondency emerging in farming communities and the wealth disparities...
Waqf, Wills & Wasiyyah

Waqf, Wills & Wasiyyah

WAQF-MAKING i.e. giving a capital gift to Allah from one’s wealth, no matter how small or big, or whatever asset it might be, for some or other charitable cause, for one’s family or both, has been part of Islamic culture and civilisation over the centuries, from the...
Advice on Preparing for Death

Advice on Preparing for Death

“Give out of what We have provided for you, before death comes to one of you and he says, ‘My Lord, if You would only grant me reprieve for a little while, I would give in charity and become one of the righteous.’ ” (Qur’an: 63: 10) As the cases of Covid-19 are...
Healthcare Waqfs

Healthcare Waqfs

Thousands infected. Society paralysed. Fear rampant. At the turn of the new decade our planet has been gripped by the novel and deadly Coronavirus (Covid-19). For much of human history – prior to the introduction of universal healthcare –  this has been the norm....