Give Your 2021 Zakat - 100% Donation Policy

For 12 Amazing Years, we at Penny Appeal are proud to have had and continue to have a 100% Zakat policy!

This means that every single penny of your Zakat donation (also known as Zakah) will go directly to those who need it most.

100% of the time – giving you 100% of the reward. 

Traditional Zakat: Cash Sponsorships

Traditionally, the Prophet (ﷺ) and His followers would give their Zakat directly to those in need and now, with Penny Appeal, you can follow in their footsteps with our innovative cash sponsorships.

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Your donations have changed lives

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Your Zakat donation can care for children and the elderly, provide food and water, deliver healthcare and education, or even provide emergency aid.

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Find out more about Penny Appeal's Zakat applicable projects and give 100% of your Zakat to those in desperate need.

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Click here to build a well to provide safe water for drinking, washing and watering crops.


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Click here to provide emergency aid to those in desperate need in times of crisis.



Why Should you Pay Your Zakat with Penny Appeal?


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When you give your Zakat with us, 100% of it goes to the less fortunate. Every single penny is spent on those in need, giving you 100% of the rewards.


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Our Zakat Calculator takes the guesswork out of giving. We can help you figure out the exact amount you need to pay.


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Zakat Charity Resources

Calculate Your Zakat

Contact a Zakat Doctor

Download our Zakat Guide

Got questions about Zakat?

We don’t want anyone to be in the dark about their Zakat. 
Around this time of year, many of us are confused about what we owe, how to pay and what Zakat really means in the Qur’an.

So, we’re giving you everything you need to understand your Zakat donation.


 What is Zakat? 

Zakat is the third pillar of Islam and is a compulsory charitable payment for all eligible adult Muslims that meet the nisab threshold.  

The nisab is the minimum amount of total wealth that Muslims must own before Zakat becomes mandatory. The Prophet (ﷺ) set the nisab threshold to be equivalent to 87.48 grams of gold and 612.36 grams of silver. 

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Zakat in Islam is a payment of 2.5% of our total savings and wealth. Zakat donations benefit the impoverished and disadvantaged. Paying your Zakat can help hundreds of people, and gain you Sadaqah Jariyah for years to come.  

When we think on the blessed payment of Zakat, we are reminded of the following Hadith: 

Charity never decreases wealth.” – [Muslim]  

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100% Zakat Policy

For the past 12 years, Penny Appeal has been giving 100% of your Zakat to those most in need. 

Whether you’ve been on this journey with us for 12 years or 12 minutes, we appreciate each and every one of you. Thanks to the beautiful act of faith and charity that is your Zakat payment, you are helping thousands of people around the world – saving lives, breaking the poverty cycle and transforming whole communities for decades to come. 

Thank you so much!

We hope we’ve given you everything you need to understand the beautiful form of charity which is Zakat. 

With our 100% Zakat policy, every single penny of your Zakat donation will go directly to those who need it most 100% of the time – giving you 100% of the reward.

Please donate Zakat with Penny Appeal, so that we can continue to transform lives for the better around the world!