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Contribution of Sadaqah for Social Welfare Improvement in Zanzibar Society: A Case Study of Southern Region of Unguja

Sadaqah is a form of voluntary charity in Islam, and it can take various forms, including financial donations, acts of kindness, and assistance to those in need. Thus, the paper was done to examine the contribution of Sadaqah for social welfare improvement of Zanzibar Society. The study was conducted in Southern Region of Unguja. The study uses simple random sampling to obtain four hundred (400) respondents as a sample size. A quantitative research approach was used in this study whereby a questionnaire was used as method of data collection. The finding revealed that, a total of 320 (80.2%) of the consulted stakeholders from Southern region of Unguja agreed that, they gained financial support for their business due to the presence of Sadaqa, 76.8%of the respondents agreed that Sadaqa help them to set up their own small business. Therefore, the study concluded that according to the findings of this study, there is a significant positive contribution of sadaqah on the enhancement of social welfare in Zanzibar society. The study recommends that, Imam in all Masjid in Zanzibar should encourage their followers to provide Sadaqah, this could help them hereafter as well as improving social welfare of the people’s lives in Zanzibar.

Sadaqah, Social Welfare, Economic Improvement, Imam, SME’s, Equality

APA Style

Ali, A. K., Hamad, A. U. (2024). Contribution of Sadaqah for Social Welfare Improvement in Zanzibar Society: A Case Study of Southern Region of Unguja. Research & Development, 5(1), 23-28.

ACS Style

Ali, A. K.; Hamad, A. U. Contribution of Sadaqah for Social Welfare Improvement in Zanzibar Society: A Case Study of Southern Region of Unguja. Res. Dev. 2024, 5(1), 23-28. doi: 10.11648/rd.20240501.14

AMA Style

Ali AK, Hamad AU. Contribution of Sadaqah for Social Welfare Improvement in Zanzibar Society: A Case Study of Southern Region of Unguja. Res Dev. 2024;5(1):23-28. doi: 10.11648/rd.20240501.14

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