"They ask you (O Muhammad) what they should spend in charity. Say: 'Whatever you spend with a good heart, give it to parents, relatives, orphans, the helpless, and travelers in need. Whatever good you do, God is aware of it.'" - Quran, 2:215
The Prophet said: "Give charity without delay, for it stands in the way of calamity." -Al-Tirmidhi, Hadith 589
“You cannot attain righteousness until you give to charity from the possessions you love. Whatever you give to charity, God is fully aware thereof.” - Quran, 3:92
[Nye:] Charity: water has two things which set it above the rest. Transparency and the 100% Model. 100% of a person’s donation goes directly to the field. The donation isn't used for salaries, rent, or any kind of overhead. And then the transparency aspect comes into play. They will keep us up to date in terms of project completion and will send us photos and GPS coordinates so we can see the exact community we helped. You can see how the money you donated helped.
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If you've been inspired by Rebecca and Nye's project,you can donate here.
You can read more from Rebecca and Nye in Ramadan Reflections
You can find Rebecca Minor on her informative blog: A Minor Memoir
and Nye Armstrong is a joy to behold on youtube at ILoveElHassan
The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: "The believer's shade on the Day of Resurrection will be his charity." - Al-Tirmidhi, Hadith 604