The idea is that the rich would give to the poor. It’s a way of getting close to almighty God,” said Belkacem Nahi, regional manager for IRUSA, IRUSA & other Muslim charity groups have zakat calculators on their websites. The money is used “anywhere where there is a need, including Africa, Asia & in the United States.”In the U.S., he said, “we have food programs for the poor, disaster relief teams, and help medical clinics for low-income people.”
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Rep. Don Beyer, who represents Virginia’s 8th Congressional district, which includes the city of Alexandria, stopped by on Sept. 15 at Islamic Relief USA‘s headquarters to give a morale boost.
This week B.C. & Mordant welcome Khalil Ismail, creative director and award-winning independent artist and producer, most recently known for directing the short film His Other Wife.
This week B.C. & Mordant welcome a special guest: award winning fiction author Umm Zakiyyah, who has been publishing since 2001 and has 16 books to her name.
This week B.C. & Mordant welcome Scott, Director of UNRWA Operations in the West Bank as he takes listeners inside his role serving Palestinian refugees.
This week B.C. & Mordant welcome Yusuf Ahmed all the way from Nairobi. He joins the podcast this week to talk about the devastating drought in East Africa.
B.C. Dodge & R. Mordant Mahon welcome Imam Azhar to the What a Relief podcast in a special episode to help listeners prepare for the holy month of Ramadan.
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