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What percentage is paid as zakat? Can I as a muslim pay my zakat to a friend in dire needs for survival who doesn't have any body willing to help? Though, she was born into christianity but don't really practice.

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 Zakat can only be given to a Muslim. Percentage is 2.5% of the amount on which zakat is due.
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Zakaat is awarded to nine things(): 1)Wheat 2)Joe 3)Palm 4)Raisins 5)Gold 6)Silver 7)Camel 8)Cow 9) Sheep. - And founds/Money does not have Zakaat(optional).

Also charity purposes as follows: poor, passengers on the way, free the slaves, debtors pay the debt, payment of staff salaries...

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