Entries by kam

Feed the poor – No one should go hungry

The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said, “He is not a believer who fills his stomach while his neighbour goes hungry.” (Bukhari) When we are hungry, we have the luxury of opening the fridge, rummaging through a cabinet or even ordering a take away. Millions of our brothers and sisters are not so fortunate. Imagine waking […]

Charity in Islam

“The believer’s shade on the Day of Resurrection will be his charity.” [Tirmidhi] Being caring and compassionate for one’s fellow human beings is a central part of Islam. When reading the Qur’an, one cannot help being struck by the number of times charity is mentioned: Feeding the poor and needy, supporting orphans, relatives and travellers, […]


Salah, also called namaz, is the second pillar of Islam and a daily obligation upon all Muslims above baligh (mature) age. Salah plays a fundamental role in the Islamic faith and in this guide, we will explore the most important facets of the second pillar of Islam, including the meaning of salah, when you should […]


Zakat, in a nutshell… Zakat, the third pillar of Islam, is an obligatory act upon all qualifying Muslims and is the undertaking of submitting a set percentage of his or her profitable wealth to charity. It isn’t an optional act of generosity; it is a compulsory act that each qualifying Muslim needs to carry out […]