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What is Sadaqah Jariyah?

Sadaqah Jariyah means a continuous and ongoing charity. It is one of the most rewarding good deeds we can do in our lives as the benefits of giving Sadaqah Jariyah can be reaped now, and we can continue to benefit after we have passed.

Would you like to benefit a loved one after they have left this world? You can easily donate on their behalf, towards a Water Well/Pump or a Masjid. Insha Allah you and your loved ones will reap the rewards of this continuous charity.

The Messenger (ﷺ) was asked, “When a person dies, all their deeds end except three: a continuing charity, beneficial knowledge and a child who prays for them,”

What is the difference between Sadaqah Jariyah and Sadaqah?

Sadaqah Jariyah is long-term and Sadaqah is short-term. For example, feeding an orphan for one day may only satisfy their hunger for that day but sponsoring them would enable them to be healthy throughout their life.

Water projects are a true example of how one act of charity keeps multiplying, bringing more and more benefit and reward. When a community has water, we see families growing food, healthy children able to attend school, clean hospitals treating patients safely.. and the list goes on!

“When a person dies, his deeds come to an end, except for three: ongoing charity (Sadaqah Jariyah), knowledge that is benefited from, and a righteous child who prays for him.”

The gift that keeps on giving

Sadaqah Jariyah is a beautiful, sustainable and ongoing form of charity. Giving it is about creating a legacy of joy and blessings, for yourself and for others.

Provide clean and safe drinking water to impoverished communities tackling thirst and stopping the spread of disease.

From water pumps to water purification plants, we are making sure that families all over the globe are drinking freshwater, without fear of waterborne diseases. Our water projects are currently active in Syria, Yemen, Gaza and Rohingya, where our teams on the ground are diligently working to dig wells equip with hassle-free water pumps, set up water purification plants to filter clean water to rural communities and delivering barrels of fresh water to impoverished families.


When should you give Sadaqah Jariyah?
Throughout the year, one can engage in Sadaqah Jariyah, an ongoing charity. It's customary to offer it in honor of a departed loved one or during times of illness, enhancing their good deeds in the afterlife without diminishing one's own. Moreover, acts of charity during Ramadan and Dhul Hijjah hold special significance.
What is Sadaqah Jariyah in Islam?

Sadaqah Jariyah refers to an ongoing charity or continuous good deed in Islam. It's a form of voluntary giving that continues to benefit others, both in this world and the hereafter.

How does Sadaqah Jariyah differ from other forms of charity?

Unlike one-time charitable acts, Sadaqah Jariyah provides ongoing benefits that can extend beyond an individual's lifetime. It continues to generate rewards for the giver even after they have passed away.

What are some examples of Sadaqah Jariyah that can be given?

Examples of Sadaqah Jariyah include building mosques, schools, hospitals, digging wells, planting trees, sponsoring an orphan's education, or contributing to a charitable endowment (waqf) that supports various beneficial causes.

Is there a specific time or circumstance recommended for giving Sadaqah Jariyah?

While Sadaqah Jariyah can be given at any time, it is often encouraged during significant Islamic months such as Ramadan and Dhul Hijjah, as well as during times of personal significance, such as commemorating the passing of a loved one or during illness.

How does Sadaqah Jariyah benefit both the giver and the recipient in the Islamic faith?

Sadaqah Jariyah benefits the giver by accumulating continuous rewards, even after death, and serves as a means of purifying one's wealth. For the recipient, it provides ongoing support and assistance, helping to meet their needs and improve their quality of life. Additionally, it fosters a sense of community and solidarity among Muslims, promoting compassion and generosity.

Sadaqah Jariyah PROJECTS

Through your Zakat and Sadaqah, you can help those in need.

Water for Life

Providing clean water ensures health and vitality, sustaining communities for a brighter future.

Building A Masjid

Constructing a mosque fosters unity and spiritual growth, serving as a sacred hub for worship.

Orphan Fund

Supporting orphans offers hope and stability, empowering vulnerable children for a fulfilling life.

Goat Project

Donating goats enables sustainable livelihoods, lifting families out of poverty with self-sufficiency.

Egg Laying Chickens

Investing in egg-laying chickens provides nutrition and income, fostering economic independence and health.

Quran Memorisation

Encouraging Quran preserves knowledge and strengthens faith, nurturing spiritual growth within communities.
Families in Gaza 🇵🇸 are facing unimaginable hardships The Bread Project: Raising Dough to Save Lives Help Gaza Families During Their Time of Desperation Your Zakat is our Amanah (trust)
Families in Gaza 🇵🇸 are facing unimaginable hardships The Bread Project: Raising Dough to Save Lives Help Gaza Families During Their Time of Desperation Your Zakat is our Amanah (trust)