Asking government to sponsor items for one’s business

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Q: We own an internet cafe. We are living day to day alhamdulillah. My wife wants to get the government to sponsor us with laptops and similar tech to use in our business. We are not a Non-Profit Organisation. Is it permissble to accept this sponsorship from the government?


A: Yes.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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