Can Muslim model of Zakat save the UK charities?

19 July 2012

In the environment of economic recession wherein the government tries to cut down every single public spending, the UK charities face growing problem of funding to continue their operations. In an interesting article Fadi Itani questions possibility of implementing Muslim method of Zakat (alms giving) to save the UK charities. The method is compulsory donation of certain amount of wealth to the needy people every year.