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"Surely, only those who follow the Book of Allah and observe Prayer and spend out of what We have provided for them, secretly and openly, hope for a bargain which will never fail." (35:30)

 

 Lajna Ima’illah is an Auxiliary of Ahmadiyya Muslim Organization for women. According to the Constitution, membership is compulsory. Dues are collected by the Local Lajna Majalis and have been fixed. The collection of Lajna and Ijtema dues makes it possible for Lajna Ima’illah - USA (Local, Regional and National) to carry out the daily operations of the organization. It is with these blessed resources that we support Special Projects that our beloved Huzuraba may wish for us to work on during the year.

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REMINDER - Finance Report - Term 1

To: Local Sadrs and finance secretaries

CC: to the Regional Sadrs
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Bismilla hirRahman nirRaheem

Dear Sisters, 

A Very Happy New Year to you and your membership.  Hope and pray all is well with you and your families by the Grace and Mercy of Allah the Almighty, insha'Allah.

The new Lajna fiscal year has started October 1st, 2020.  I hope and pray that you are all in the process of reminding and collecting chanda from your Lajna and Nasirat members, insha'Allah. This is a humble reminder that the Finance Income Reports Term 1 are due by January 31st, 2021.

Online Finance Reporting:  The Local Sadrs and Finance Secretaries will be receiving the link to the reports soon, insha'Allah.  Finance Secretaries are expected to complete the reports.  Sadrs will be able to view only, please double check all the numbers and make sure Finance Secretaries understand the procedure.  Please see the attached for procedure and all the details.

Please remind ALL members, Lajna and Nasirat, the importance of giving Chanda and the countless blessings associated with it.  Encourage 100% participation in obligatory, voluntary Lajna chandas and Jama'at Chandas, this year, insha'Allah.

LOCAL LEVEL ELECTRONIC CHANDA COLLECTION:  Paypal and Bill Pay are the two electronic chanda collection systems that were introduced last year.  In the current days of social distancing, you can use these systems or just request members to mail you the check. 

IMPORTANT NOTE:  

1. Please open the attachment and read ALL the details carefully.

2. In addition to the obligatory chanda collection a special attention is URGENTLY needed to the Zion Mosque Fund collections.  Please send the funds that you have already collected by January 10th, 2021 (see address in the attachment). [click to download]

Jazak'Allahe Wa Ahsanal Jaza.  May Allah enable everyone to take advantage and be part of these opportunities and be the recipient of His Choicest blessings, Ameen. 

Humbly requesting your prayers,

Wassalaam, 

Najmi S. Azam 

Hadhrat Masih Maud (Alais Salaam) states "I don't expect that anyone who spends his wealth in these times of need, will see any reduction in his wealth in any way, because of this expense. Hence one should participate with complete sincerity, enthusiasm, and effort, having trust in Allah Ta'ala that this is the time of service. Thereafter will come a time, where spending even a mountain of gold won't be equal to spending a single rupee in today's time."

Membership can give online Jama'at Chanda at
chanda.ahmadiyya.us

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

National Reimbursement Policy

Fiscal Year? 

Dues to collect?

  •  Lajna and Nasirat Membership and Ijtema

More Guidelines: [Download here]

 

Zakat (Obligatory Alms with prescribed rate)

The concept of Zakat was not totally new to Islam; similar alms giving had been enjoined upon the Israelites and the Christians as well. In Islam, the Zakat takes the form of a prescribed contribution based on a person's wealth and income. The rate of contribution varies with the kind of property owned but, on an average, works out to two and one half percent of the total value.
The proceeds of Zakat are supposed to be devoted towards:

Relieving poverty and distress Helping those in debt
Providing comfort and convenience for travelers Providing stipends for scholarships
Providing ransom for prisoners of war   Propagation of Islam. 
Meeting the expenses for the collection of Zakat Other things beneficial for the society 

 [Philosophy of Zakat] a Speech delivered by Sheikh Mubarak Ahmad, former Chief Missionary East Africa, at the 1975 UK Annual Gathering

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