Distributing milk for zakaat

Q: We buy milk for our students who can receive Zakaat with Zakaat funds and distribute it to them. Sometimes the milk is surplus. We buy this milk and put the money into the Zakaat funds. Is this permissible?

A: Yes.

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)