Refugee Families Need Your Zakat

It takes seconds to help families afford shelter, food, water and medicine. This Ramadan #EveryGiftCounts.

Calculate your Zakat below and offer it to a refugee or displaced family who fled some of the world’s most devastating crises. 100% of your Zakat is guaranteed to reach refugees as lifesaving cash or in kind assistance.

  • $55 can help 3 people afford basic essentials for a month
  • $146 can help 8 people afford basic essentials for a month
  • $219 can help 12 people afford basic essentials for a month

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AUD 85.04*
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AUD 1.10*
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* Gold and Silver prices are approximations and not live. They are updated daily during Ramadan. Please check currency exchange prices for more up to date pricing.


UNHCR: Trusted Zakat Distributor

A trusted, compliant and effective distributor.

Majority of the world’s 26 million refugees fall under at least 4 of the 8 Zakat categories. UNHCR's Refugee Zakat Fund is compliant and backed by 5 fatwas, mentioning 3 essential points: UNHCR can distribute Zakat funds, Zakat must be given to the categories mentioned in Quran 9:60, and Zakat must not be used to cover expenses or wages.



100% Zakat Distribution Policy

UNHCR is following a 100% Zakat distribution policy.

UNHCR’s Refugee Zakat Fund is subject to rigorous governance, ensuring transparency at every step, from donation to distribution of Zakat. UNHCR is unique in pledging that 100% of Zakat funds go directly to the most vulnerable refugees, including in hard-to-reach areas. Through the Refugee Zakat Fund, your support is felt immediately by those most in need.


Thanks to incredible support for the Refugee Zakat Fund so far, we are expanding the reach of Zakat funds in 2021 to help refugees or displaced persons across Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Yemen, Bangladesh, Morocco, Egypt, Mauritania, Nigeria, and Pakistan.

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How your Zakat helps vulnerable refugee and displaced families

Vulnerable families are often headed by women alone who often face cultural, legal and childcare obstacles when looking for work. Providing refugee families with cash or in kind assistance prevents those most in need from having to resort to desperate survival strategies – such as pulling children out of school or child labour.

Cash assistance in particular ensures that the immediate needs of families are met according to their own priorities. This also means that thousands of refugees who are restricted from working in host countries avoid facing severe hardships, while being empowered to manage their own finances. It helps to improve social networks through enabling refugees to repay loans borrowed from family, neighbours, and landlords, thereby reducing household tensions. Additionally, it benefits the local economy as refugees become customers at local shops and markets.

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