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Building mosques from zakaah funds

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Publication : 31-10-2001

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Question

Is it permissible to build mosques and schools from zakaah funds?

Answer

Praise be to Allah.

That is not permissible, because the action mentioned is not included in the eight categories on which zakaah may be spent. 

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Source: Majmoo’ Fataawa wa Maqaalaat Mutanawwi’ah li’l-Shaykh Ibn Baaz, vol. 14, p. 297