Donating interest accrued in a provident fund

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Q: I have a saving dividend (interest money) with my provident fund and will receive it when I resign or retire. Without expecting reward from Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’ala, may I donate the money to needy people from my current income? 


A: You will give it out after you have received it.

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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