• Prayers & Duties >> Zakat & Charity

    Question ID: 41143Country: India

    Title: Can give zakah to my brother

    Question: My brother has completed his education and is looking for a job. My father is no more so I am responsible for all his needs. I pay him some amount of money as his monthly expenses. So can I make intention of zakah while giving him the money and will my zakah be valid?

    Answer ID: 41143

    Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-Rahim !

    (Fatwa: 1271/841/H=1433) If you give your zakah to your brother and make him its owner then your zakah shall be paid and your brother shall be free to spend it where he wishes.

    Allah (Subhana Wa Ta'ala) knows Best

    Darul Ifta,

    Darul Uloom Deoband, India