As part of this year distribution of zakkat which is one of the strong pillars of Islam , a Good Samaritan has donated cash and other working tools with the aims of empowering youths and women to strengthen them ,so as to expand their little business and to make it stand stronger.
Mallam Abdullahi mohammed sufi is One of the directors at the interfaith mediation centre Kaduna who on behalf of the donor Name withheld has donated cash to over 50 citizens of Kaduna state North western Nigeria, as part of his annual Ramadan zakkat distribution toward empowering more small and medium business in the society.
According to him, the cash donation was to help those with little skills and local business in the societies to enabled them stand stronger and not to allow them crash down due to little capital bedevilling the expanding of their business in the community.
Among the women and youths with little business that were empowered are shoe makers, food vendors ,on- line businesses, salon and hair dressing, pottery and other skills.
One of the recipient Nafisa Zakaria ya’u, who is doing an online business expressed satisfaction with the assistance given to her. Stressing that ,the help would definitely assist her in boosting her business that is facing series of challenges.