Giving zakat to settle debt

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JonSnow Staff asked 1 year ago

A friend of mine has embraced Islam. He has taken loan to build his house and furnish same. Can I give him zakaat to reimburse the loan he took?

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JonSnow Staff answered 1 year ago

You may help him if he is battling with the loan because he is a newly embraced brother.