Can this person receive zakah?

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Assalaamu Alaikum Mufti,
I just wanted to find out if I can give my sister in law zakah. Her husband works but they have to kids and it’s tough for them financially to up keep them and the household, what’s the ruling on this? Jazak Allah.

Wa Alaikum Assalaam,

الجواب و بالله التوفيق

Yes, it is permissible to give your sister in law Zakah.

And Allah Knows Best.

Mufti Waseem Khan.


This answer was collected from, which is operated under the supervision of Mufti Waseem Khan from Darul Uloom Trinidad and Tobago.

Find more answers indexed from:
Read more answers with similar topics:
Subscribe to IslamQA Weekly Newsletter

Subscribe to IslamQA Weekly Newsletter

You will receive 5 Q&A in your inbox every week

We have sent a confirmation to you. Please check the and confirm your subscription. Thank you!