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intrest money to cancer research

Last updated: 3rd July 2006
Question ID: #2052
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3rd July 2006


are we alowed to give intrest money to cancer research

Ulamaa ID 03
Answer last updated on:
12th August 2006
Answered by:
Ulamaa ID 03
Location: UK
Assalamu'alaikum w.w.

Though permissible to give to non-Muslim poor and
needy it is best and preferrable to dispose of
interest money by giving it to poor Muslims without an
intention of reward.

Similalry, it is permissible to pass on the money to
charities who will ensure that it is given to the poor
and needy.

Allah (SWT) Knows Best.
(Mufti) Abdullah Patel.