JAKARTA. In order to facilitate the public to pay Zakah, infaq, sadaqah, (ZIS) Forum Zakat Organization (FOZ) in cooperation with PT. POS Indonesia which has about 5,000 outlets and 41,000 agents throughout Indonesia
FOZ chairman and CEO of RZ during a press conference said that this cooperation is one way of socialization that facilitates ZIS payment that currently become enormous potential especially in eradicating poverty.
“We see this as a kindness opportunity to resolve (problems) poverty. Unfortunately, last year collected only reached Rp 4.3 trillion, is still very far away. There needs to be a greater effort again, one through this partnership, “said Nur Efendi during a press conference in Jakarta, Wednesday (06/01).
Along with the raise of Islamic awareness, Nur added it would be a opportinity for zakah institutions to contribute more optimally, refers to UN recently admitted that zakah could be an instrument for economic revival, especially in Indonesia.
With this partnership, people will more easily distribute their ZIS so that this year’s target is to accumulate zakah to 5 trillion from 217 trillion zakah potential, hopefully the target can be achieved.
“Hopefully, this year could be collected 5 trillion IDR. We have already analyzed it that there are an estimated 120 million mustahiq (beneficiaries) were raised, and it is quite possible for us to achieve. “Said Nur Efendi optimistically