Let’s Empower Lives Through Zakat
Zakat is one duty that is religiously observed by devout Muslims throughout the year and more so during the month of Ramazan as this is the month of Blessings wherein the Good Deeds are multiplied. The word Zakat means both ‘purification and ‘growth’. Our possessions are purified by setting aside a proportion for those in need, and, like the pruning of plants, this cutting back, balances and encourages new growth.
The Qur’an always emphasizes the issue of feeding the hungry and helping those who are in need, and the more you help, the more God helps you. And the more you give, the more God gives you.
AMP Zakat Fund Project Facts & Figures
AMP realizing its duty towards Community welfare, the potential of a properly organized Zakat disbursement, and also how Zakat can be effectively utilized to bring out the Community from the throes of misery had established AMP Zakat Fund in 2013 to empower the lives of our people by promoting education & self-employment.
|Figures/Year||Year 2013||Year 2014||Year 2015||Year 2016||Year 2017||Year 2018||Year 2019||Year 2020|
|Total Zakat Fund Collected||2,06,000||7,99,000||20,65,040||38,79,750||43,25,776||69,62,803||89,96,082||94,89,394|
|Total Zakat Fund Distributed||2,00,000||7,75,773||20,60,000||38,66,000||43,07,150||69,42,300||89,69,695||94,67,308|
|Fund Utilized for Higher Education||1,00,000||4,00,773||10,60,000||10,30,000||15,57,150||2383500||31,87,897||56,86,543|
|Fund Utilized for Self Employment||1,00,000||3,75,000||10,00,000||12,65,000||14,25,000||2500000||30,04,500||26,39,492|
|Fund Utilized for Orphans Scholarship||-||-||-||5,73,000||10,25,000||2018800||9,32,298||11,14,210|
|Fund Utilized for IIT Scholarship||-||-||-||8,50,000||-||-||7,50,000||-|
|Fund Utilized for Specific Donations||-||-||-||1,48,000||3,00,000||40000||95,000||27,063|
|Fund Utilized for Delhi Riot Victims (2019)||10,00,000||-|
|Beneficiaries for Higher Education||10||41||106||103||112||167||255||570|
|Beneficiaries for Self Employment||5||18||42||50||71||89||150||117|
|Beneficiaries for Orphans Scholarship||-||-||-||120||174||324||246||163|
|Beneficiaries for IIT Scholarship||-||-||-||5||-||-||5||-|
|Beneficiaries for Specific Donations||-||-||-||6||1||1||3||7|
|Beneficiaries for Delhi Riot Victims||100||-|
AMP Zakat Fund – Plan for 2021
We have been working relentlessly towards supporting Higher Education and Self Employment for the past 7 years. We have helped 3,065 People till day. AMP Zakat Fund now aims to undergo transformation to the next level for a pan-India appeal and reaching out to more needy Muslims. This will ensure that the Fund will spread its reach to every city, town, and village in India and will touch more lives in the years to come to inshaAllah!
In Sha Allah the Zakat Fund collected this year will be used for the following campaigns.
1. Support A Higher Education – Empower Lives
Wherein yearly support of Rs.10,000/- (Rupees Ten Thousand) is given to students pursuing Higher Education in the fields of Engineering, Medicine, Architecture, etc. By this endeavor, AMP hopes that the worries of the students getting assistance would be reduced to some extent and they can focus better on their education and try to build a good base for themselves.
2. Support A Small Business – Make A Happy Family
Wherein support of Rs.25000/- (Rupees Twenty Five Thousand) is given to any needy Muslim person/ family to start a source of income. Through this endeavor AMP firmly hopes that the Zakat Taker of today becomes the Zakat Giver of tomorrow.
3. Support an Orphan - Shape A Life
AMP has decided to support the educational expenses of a needy orphan child so that the child is not deprived of even the basic education for want of a guardian. Through this endeavor, AMP intends that the orphans in the community should not feel left behind or isolated and the community is right behind them to support them.
So come! And be the ‘Catalyst of Change’ in the life of needy Muslims.
Give Zakat & Support ‘A Centralized Zakat System to Change Condition of Muslims’
AMP Zakat Fund 2021 - Appeal
So dear friends please come and join hands to make this unique endeavor a great success. In Sha Allah, The Almighty Knows Better the Rewards awaiting for our humble efforts.
Please share a portion of your Zakat under ‘AMP Zakat Fund’ and promote it in your contacts. You can make your Zakat contributions under the following Bank Account either by online transfer or direct deposit. Once you make the donations, please do not forget to send a confirmation mail to us at firstname.lastname@example.org along with your Name, Email Id, Phone Number, and Location so that we can send you back the receipts.
Bank Account Details:
Account Name: Association of Muslim Professionals - Zakat
Account No.: 8345285052
Account Type: Savings
Bank: Kotak Bank
Branch: Maratha Mandir, Mumbai Central
IFSC Code: KKBK0001348
A cheque can be sent to the following Address:
Association of Muslim Professionals,
B. R. B, 116, R.B.Chandorkar Rd,
Opp. Kinjal Residency, Besides MTNL Exchange,
Agripada, Mumbai - 400011
Note: Please mention “Zakat Donation” in online transactions.
Do you want to calculate your Zakat?
Click Here: http://ampindia.org/Zakat_Calculator
Highlights of the ‘AMP Zakat Fund’
Zakat Fund Disbursement Report
Documents on Zakat Fund:
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