Meanings of Poverty

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Sadaqah: Voluntary giving to poor people of
any religion; this can be given in the form of
money, time, food, clothing etc.
Zakah: Charitable giving to poor members of
the Ummah (2.5% of wealth per year).
Ummah: The worldwide community of
Muslim believers.
Long-Term Aid: Aid given to communities
in LEDCs that is designed to help them to
help themselves e.g: education etc.
Emergency Aid: Short-term help given to
the victims of natural disasters e.g: through
providing food etc.
World poverty: The fact that the majority
of the world's population live in extreme


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