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POVERTY: Islam’s Answer

Blog Action Day '08 POVERTY!

Blog Action Day'08 POVERTY

As I mentioned in my previous post, MuslimScribbler.com is joining the race within the blogosphere to help a very important cause; the eradication of poverty worldwide. Individuals, celebrities, organizations, and even nations have attempted to salve this problem faced by millions of people around the world, yet unfortunately no significant results are realized.

How can we truly answer this problem once and for all? Is there not a manual that addresses such conditions in any environment? With all of the world’s super powers, wealth, and support for such a cause, why don’t we see progress? Perhaps there’s a fault in the systems implemented in past years. A system that has not been practiced on a macro level for some time now which has proven results in the past is that of the Zakah (‘alms for the poor’) system; the 4th pillar in Islam. Read more…

Tomorrow: Blog Action Day ’08

Tomorrow MuslimScribbler.com will participate with Blog Action Day 2008 Poverty! Blog Action Day is an annual nonprofit event that aims to unite the world’s bloggers, podcasters and videocasters, to post about the same issue on the same day. The aim is to raise awareness and trigger a global discussion. Millions of people every year suffer from a deprivation of necessities enjoyed by many of us bloggers/readers on a daily basis; POVERTY.

As part of this effort however, I will discuss the potential for eradication of poverty through the implementation of an Islamic solution. Stay tuned… and spread the word!