Tithe Amil Foundation “BERSAMA”

February 2, 2009 aminudin241072

TITHE AMIL FOUNDATION “BERSAMA”

TASTE THE IMPACTS OF GIVING !

THE WAY TO BE REAL PROUD OF YOURSELF

WHEN YOU MEET ALLAH.

The translation of Allah’s decree in the surah of Adz-dzariyah 19; ‘And at their property, there is a part for the poor who ask for and the poor who don’t get ….’ (Qs. Adz-dzariyah;19)

A.  INTRODUCTION

‘Zakat’ is the word from Arabic which has meaning tithe or religion tax or giving a part of property to the certain people who need help. It is obligation from Allah according to the role of Islam religion. The person who gives ‘zakat’ or tithe or religion tax is called ‘muzakki’ and the person who gets religion tax is ‘mustahiq’ . Both of Mustahiq and ‘muzakki’ are the words which can’t be separated each other. ‘Muzakki’ is the person who has property more than what they need to fulfill his daily need so he gives a part of his property to the ‘mustahiq’. Because of his property is enough to suffice his daily need he delivers or gives the charity or giving religion tax to the people who need help ‘mustahiq’. Meanwhile ‘mustahiq’ is a person who has right to get a help because of his poverty. We can conclude that ‘muzakki’ is a person who is responsible to the poverty ‘mustahiq’. And also a mustahiq is a person who has right to get a help (property) from ‘muzakki’. There are two kinds of zakat in Islam religion; namely ‘zakat fitrah’ and ‘zakat mall’.

‘ZAKAT FITRAH’

zakat fitrah’ is applied by Moslem people only in Ramadhan month. It is regulation and obligation to every Muslim or Islam people to give ‘zakat fitrah’ according to Islam religion. One of the main purposes of ‘zakat fitrah’ is to give or to share happiness, peaceful to poor people or well known in Islam term ‘dhu’afa’. It is hoped that they can celebrate the ‘Idul Fitri’ happily like others whose higher standard in economic satus. They can overcome the daily problem at least at few day of The ‘lebaran’ because they have enough food, money, and even other daily needs. According to Islam religion The portion of the ‘zakat fitrah’ according to Islam Religion is 3,5 litters of basic food / person or it can be replaced by money. For example in Indonesia the price of rice is Rp.5.000/litter. So the minimum standard for giving ‘zakat fitrah’ is Rp.5.000 X 3.5 = Rp.17.500.

‘ZAKAT MALL’

‘Zakat mall’ is zakat which is given anytime. The regulation according to Islam religion in general is based on the ‘nishab’ and ‘haul’. ‘Nishab’ is the minimum standard of welfare which is owned by someone. It could be from trader, businessman, worker, and many other professions. Meanwhile ‘nishab’ is the duration of time (one year) of possessing of the welfare or income. So it can be stated that ’haul’ and ‘nishab’ can not be separated because someone has no obligation to give ‘zakat mall’ if he has welfare less than 1 year or under the amount of standard minimum of that welfare or income itself. For example ‘haul’ of income or salary is 8,5 gram gold. If someone has a salary in a year more than the price of 8,5 gram gold he has obligation to give ‘zakat mall’. Actually there are regulations of account (‘nishab’) in every welfare whose obligation to spend ‘zakat mall’. Salary = 8,5 gram gold Basic food = 5% with natural watering (rain) 10% with irrigation Gold = 92 gram Business = 2,5 % every year after net profit Honey = 2,5 % Discovery welfare = 20 %

B.  ESTABLISHMENT OF TITHE AMIL FOUNDATION ‘BERSAMA’

The establishment of ‘TITHE AMIL FOUNDATION ‘BERSAMA’ is on Friday, September 28th 2007 in fasting month. The address is at Al-Muflihun mosque at jalan Karyawan 1 Gg. H. Marjuki RT.03 RW.05 Kelurahan/Kecamatan Karang Tengah Kota Tangerang.

C.  HISTORY OF ESTABLISHMENT

Once upon a time I joined the Education and Training of ‘zakat’ at Al-Madinah mosque in Ciledug. I was challenged with the presentation which was delivered by the presenters. One of the presenters presented the successful business in managing ‘zakat’ which he set up a couple years ago. By working hard without getting salary he managed and tried to get trust from the society by offering some programs. Finally he did it. Only within 2 years he had collected the charity or ‘religion tax’ 2 billions from society and delivered it to the right people ‘mustahiq’ by doing some programs. How could it be..! A few days later I inspired to establish such kind of program. I though I had a chance to establish the same foundation in my village because as I know that every year there were some people who had bigger sense of social awareness gave charity, tithe or ‘zakat’ to the poor people. I was also one of the people who involved in that program. Later on the program was over without any administration or report. This kind of program had been done for some years. And that year would be done too. I though it was pity that such a big amount of collected and delivered tithe or charity without any right administration and report. Later on after a week from joining of education and training of tithe (‘zakat’) I invited some of the rich people who join in charity program to come to my house to discuss my offering about establishment of a foundation of tithe (‘zakat). After listening to my explanation about management of tithe (‘zakat’) or charity they finally agreed to me to establish a foundation of tithe . We declared the establishment of the foundation and we called ‘LEMBAGA AMIL ZAKAT (LAZ) BERSAMA’ (Tithe Amil Foundation ‘BERSAMA’) on Friday, September 28th 2007 in the fasting month. We chose ‘BERSAMA’ (Together) because we as the committee of this foundation were also as a part of people who gave /donate charity, or tithe every year. And I recruited some rich people to involve in the committee. I chose Mr. Sugiono whose business as a vast flower to be the chairman. Mr. H. Mustang whose business as a belt maker to be an advisor. Mr. Robert Paijan whose business as a contractor of park maker. And the last one was Mr. Muhidin whose strong spirit in social movement to be the Coordinator of Fund Raising. And me myself was responsible to be secretary. Later on we made some new break through to run the program.

D.  BASIC PRINCIPLE OF TITHE AMIL FOUNDATION ‘BERSAMA’

1. Sharing the happiness by giving charity, tithe of welfare to the poor    

     people who need help.

2. It is as an obligation to every Moslem people to give tithe ‘zakat’ or 

     charity to the poor people who need.

3. Self actualization as Moslem people by obeying the ‘Sunnah Rosul’ or Prophet’s statement ; “the best mankind is the one who is useful for others”.

4. Show other people that running this kind of business could be successful and useful event though without getting salary.

E. VISION OF TITHE AMIL FOUNDATION ‘BERSAMA’

Being a trusted foundation which serves ‘muzaki’ (the people who give charity, or tithe) and participates to help the Government in developing Moslem society to be prosperous and independent.

F.MISSION OF TITHE AMIL FOUNDATION ‘BERSAMA’

1. Religion

Participates in setting up religious society who are not only concern in daily worship activity but also eager and like to do social worship.

2. Economy

Helps to overcome the economic problems of poor people (dhu’afa) and to be a motor or spirit in developing economic status of poor people (dhu’afa).

3. Organization

Develops the self image of foundation to be ‘amanah’ (deliver something totally from other people to the right people) trusted, professional and transparency of management. And later on gets feeling trust from Moslem society.

G.  PROGRAM OF TITHE AMIL FOUNDATION ‘BERSAMA’

All the charity which has collected by the foundation will be given to the right people who need. In this case that the committee don’t take advantages or provit by taking out some of money as a salary or for administration because the committees had committed not to take any profit from this business. Therefore we had a motto “They get all from what you give”. The cost of administration if from the committees themselves. The delivering of charity or tithe are through:

1. Packet Ramadhan

Giving tithe, charity to ‘dhu’afa’

2. Packet of Affection (mawaddah Fil Qurba) Giving scholarship, skill and   business guidance including capital for poor people.

3. Packet of Building business ( baitul Qiroth) Set up micro business ‘Usaha Kecil Menengah (UKM) or ‘Usaha Kelompok Bersama’ (UKB)

H. THE COMMITTEE OF TITHE AMIL FOUNDATION ‘BERSAMA’

       Syariah Council = 1. Mr. Ust. Matali Firmansyah, S.Ag

                                             2. Mr. Ust. Hasan Basri

        Advisor                =       Mr. H Mustang

        Chairman             =       Mr. Sugiono

        Secretary             =       Mr. Aminudin, S.Pd

        Treasure               = Mr. Robert Paijan

        Coordinator of fund raising = Mr. Muhidin

        Project Development = Mr. Rakijan Soesanto

I. BANK ACCOUNT

We also have opened a bank account to help anyone who wants to donate or give charity to us.

BANK SYARIAH MANDIRI

NUMBER ACCOUNT : 0740059352

NAME : AMINUDIN/MUHIDIN QQLAZ BERSAMA

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT :

Mr. Aminudin, S.Pd = 081513231794

Mr. Sugiono = 081574336824

Mr Muhidin = 081218060451 / 02194738132

J. RECENT MONTHLY REPORT

The latest report of monthly is DECEMBER 2008 :

Total amount credit = Rp. 37.775.000

Total amount debit = Rp. 33.353.000

The rest cash Money December 2008 = Rp. 4.422.000

The charity or tithe is delivered to the right people (Mustahiq) who live in surrounding of Al-Muflihun mosque. They are consist of :

   1. Orphan children = we give them scholarship 35 students.

    2. People who suffer from natural disaster, illness, or accident.

    3. And the other people who need help by opening a little business to fulfill their daily need.

I really hope that after reading my article, it encourage you to donate or to give tithe to your neighbor. But I will be happy if you can help me by sending some money to help the poor people or give scholarship to orphan children in order they won’t face the worse future. You will taste the impacts of giving to others. I know that you are all good mankind. Anyone who wants to join us but still hesitate or want to know more about my program you can contact one of my crew or I will be happy to be contacted at any convenient time for you at my phone number number: 081 513 231 794.

HAVE A NICE GIVING TO OTHERS !

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