Purchasing an ambulance with zakaat money

Q: Can we use zakaat money to buy an ambulance and use it for people in poverty, free of charge? We have a foundation for doing such activities. 

A: No, this is not permissible.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)