Q: Can Zakaat be discharged to build electric water cooler in grave yard or any other public places so people can drink cold water during intense weather?
A: No, zakaat has to be given to a poor Muslim who is a recipient of zakaat.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Zakaria Makada
Checked & Approved:
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)