A widow, she has jewellery to the amount of Nisaab, but no other income, can she take Zakaat to take care of her family?


AWW husband died  leaving wife and 3 small children no source of income and wife have jewellery to Nisab can she take Zakat children go to school and Maktab. Jazakumullah.


Assalaamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah,

الجواب و بالله التوفيق

Yes, in this case the wife can take zakat to look after herself and the children.

And Allah Knows Best.

Mufti Waseem Khan.