ZAWAF UiTM Immediate COVID-19 Financial Support Model

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ZAWAF UiTM Immediate COVID-19 Financial Support Model are developed to provide immediate assistance to UiTM staffs and students who are in need as a result of sudden implementation of the Movement Control Order (MCO) on 18 March 2020. This model design as a solution to the conventional face-to-face method of aid distribution which are time consuming and full of bureaucracy to some extent. There are some issues prevail as a result of the implementation of the Movement Control Order (MCO) such as social distancing between students and zakat officers as well as the practice of Open and Distance Learning (ODL) which contributes to complexities in Teaching and Learning process. Thus, this model focuses on, 1) Achievement of SDG goals (no poverty, zero hunger, good health & well-being and quality education) 2) Good Governance (Special Task Team for COVID-19 Assistance, Digitalize Process) 3) Muraqabah (Management Supervision). As a result, the ZAWAF UiTM Immediate COVID-19 Financial Support Model can be delivered in an effective, comprehensive, quick, and transparent ways to the target recipients among UiTM staffs and students in need. ZAWAF UiTM also received international recognition as Best Zakat Management in Higher Education 2020 in Global Islamic Finance Awards 2020 (GIFA 2020)

Created by: Dr. Mohd Ashrof Zaki Yaakob, Dr. Azri Bhari, Mr. Nasrun Mohamad @ Ghazali, Mr. Mohammad Mahyuddin Khalid, Dr. Mohd Faiz Mohamed Yusof, Dr. Nurulaina Saidin

Contact:  ashrof@uitm.edu.my