Poverty is invisible in Switzerland.

Your Zakat helps to fight it.


More than 40’000 Muslims

in Switzerland live in precariousness.

So far, the Swiss Zakat Foundation has been able to help 428 people, which is only 1%…

With your Zakat, you can help a mother make ends meet, pay for health care, pay the rent and help students in difficult situations to continue their studies.

The cost of living is rising

and many families are unable to make ends meet.

Requests for Zakat have jumped by 120% compared to the same period last year.

Zakat is Running out:

There are more requests for Zakat than we can provide.

At this rate, we will have to turn down requests, something we have not had to do yet.

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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Your Zakat helps

Single Parents


Low income families

Those in debt

The homeless



Why A Swiss Zakat Foundation?


OVER 118 000 CHF

in zakat collected



Helps Muslims in need in switzerland



According to the rules of Zakat

What do you want to do next?

Calculate Zakat

Use our simple calculator to work out what you owe and progress to pay your Zakat.

Pay Zakat

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