UWT Delegation on the ground in Sierra Leone

UWT Delegation on the ground in Sierra Leone

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

The following is a daily account from a delegation of Ummah Welfare Trust currently in Sierra Leone delivering and overlooking the charity’s £100,000 Iftar programme as well as other projects. The account and further details are available on this link.

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Where should Sadaqah al-Fitr be donated

Where should Ṣadaqah al-Fiṭr be donated?

Question

It is the general custom of Muslims in the UK to donate their Ṣadaqah al-Fiṭr to poor Muslims abroad. However, there are also poor Muslims in the UK who are eligible to receive Zakāh and Ṣadaqah al-Fiṭr. Please advise where we should send our Ṣadaqah al-Fiṭr.

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Sadaqah al-Fitr for newborn baby

Ṣadaqah al-Fiṭr for newborn baby

Question

If a child is born on 29 Ramaḍān, is it necessary for Ṣadaqah al-Fiṭr to be given on the child’s behalf?

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Sadaqah al-Fitr Calculation for Blackburn

Ṣadaqah al-Fiṭr Calculation for Blackburn

Question

What is the Ṣadaqah al-Fiṭr price for the residents of Blackburn?

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Burying a deceased abroad

Burying a deceased abroad

Question

I am aware that it is prohibited without a genuine need to transfer the body of a person who has passed away in the UK to another country, such as India or Pakistan. However, this is common practice in some communities. Please can you share some verses from the Qurʾān or Prophetic statements to encourage people to avoid this practice.

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Inspiring Legacy

Inspiring Legacy

Demise of Ḥājī Adam Patel

بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم

As we awoke this morning in Blackburn, we heard the shocking news that our maternal grandfather Ḥājī Adam Patel has passed away in Dewsbury in the early hours of the morning. إنا لله وإنا إلیه راجعون

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