What is Zakat and How to Pay It

Every morning at sunrise, five-year-old Muhammad Sabir steps out of his house, sagging a garbage bag to his shoulders, filling it with aluminum, plastic, paper scraps or anything he could find to sell. Salvaging trash to survive, he picked up snippets of newspapers and tried to read them. Sabir comes from a family of nomads living in a slum on the outskirts of Lahore, Pakistan’s second largest city.’