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Welcome to the Swiss Zakat Foundation

Your future starts now with your Zakat

Swiss Zakat Foundation

Here's how you've Helped

428

People Helped

CHF 277'245

Received Zakat

CHF 192'993

Issued Zakat

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Zakat Unites Us

It’s by joining our Zakat that we reach the biggest impact. 

An institution in Switzerland that collects and distributes Zakat in a centralized way is fundamental to our social cohesion and one of the very purposes of Zakat.

Swiss Zakat Foundation

The DNA of SZF

How we do it

Local

True to our Tradition, we distribute Zakat at the local level

Centralized

We make Zakat more powerful by centralizing it

Balanced

We distribute Zakat in a balanced way across the 8 categories

How does Zakat work?

Your Zakat Guide

Our Zakat Guide will help you get Zakat-ready, answering some of the most common questions about calculating and giving Zakat.

IMPACT

How you’ve impacted peoples lives

How Zakat and ESG investments have much to gain from each other

How Zakat and ESG investments have much to gain from each other

Zakat, the annual obligation of Muslims to give away 2.5% of their wealth to charitable causes, has been a key pillar of Islamic finance since its inception. It is also one of the most misunderstood components of Islamic finance. The reality is that it is not merely a...

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“The situation was extremely difficult for me”

“The situation was extremely difficult for me”

Maryama* fled her home country for Switzerland. Once there, she was abandoned by her husband and was left to fend for herself. From that moment on, alone in a mountainous region and without fully grasping the language, Maryama started to face several problems. She was...

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