Using Interest for School Fees

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: Is it permissible to pay school fees at a secular private school using interest money, e.g interest from a fixed deposit at a commercial bank?

A: This is not permissible because one is benefiting from the school. There is a service being rendered. Being a secular school does not make a difference.

Moulana Yusuf Laher

This answer was collected from, which is operated under the supervision of Mufti Siraj Desai of Darul-Uloom Abubakr, South Africa.

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