19 March 2018   2. Rajab 1439
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Zakaat and Charity

Q: If you invest in unit trusts property investment do you pay Zakaat on total investment or profits?

Q: . Can a Step Mother give Zakaah to her step daughter & the other way around also?

Is it compulsory to give every beggar that comes to your car or home?Q: On the issue of begging I would like to know whether it is compulsory to give to every beggar that comes to your car or home if you are in possession of extra monies? Eg: does it matter if you can see the person is on drugs or is drunk or is well dressed etc.

People owe me money, so how do I calculate my Zakah?Q: There are a few people who owe me money for loans they have taken and stock purchased etc. Should I regard these amounts as Zakatable assets when calculating Zakah?

Zakah Guidelines (Hanafi)Zakah is Fardh (compulsory) upon every sane adult Muslim (male and female) who possesses net-Zakatable assets (i.e. Zakatable assets over and above one's basic needs minus liabilities) to the value of Nisab (minimum threshold) for one's Zakatable (lunar) year.

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banking details
Marriage registration



  • Mahr Fatimi: R10119.25
  • Minimum Mahr: R202.38
  • Zakaah Nisaab: R4047.69

Important Dates

  • Tuesday, 20 March 2018
    The Illustrious Ashara Mubashara (RA)
    After Isha (Jamat - 8:00)
    Beatrice Street Musallah
  • Thursday, 22 March 2018
    Hazrat Abu Bakr (RA)
    After Isha (Jamat - 8:00)
    Shallcross Masjid