Giving someone zakat to repay their loan

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Assalamualaikum.
A friend took a loan through Absa for her flat. She has now lost her job and is unable to make the monthly payments.She is is on the verge of losing her flat. Is it permissible to give her Zakaat to repay the bond, it is not an Islamic loan and interest is charged. JazkaAllah

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Asked on July 30, 2017 4:25 pm
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If she is deserving of Zakaat, then she can be aided in the Zakaat.
Make sure she does not have jewelry to the value of ‘nisab’.

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Answered on August 4, 2017 9:36 pm